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Project • By One SpaceUniversities

Student Mentoring Center & Financial Trading Lab

One Space was engaged in late 2017 by HKUST Li Shau Ki School of Business to design this two-storey Student Mentoring Centre. Graham Uden Made possible through partial funding by one of the School’s donors, the facility has been designed to support multiple modes of learning, from small group sessions to 1-2-1 mentoring. The site enjoys beautiful views across the wooded site and to the South China Sea, so we decided to exploit the pre-existing double-height lightwell adjoining the external glazed wall to build a new, open-riser, glass/timber/steel staircase to join the two floors into one use. Graham Uden The operational brief highlighted that this School of Business is as much part of the professional world as of the acad... More

Project • By One SpaceCommercial Landscape


To mark HSBC’s 150th Anniversary in 2015, One Space in collaboration with URBIS were appointed to resolve one of the most vexing and complex design challenges to face the bank’s iconic Hong Kong headquarters building since it was completed in 1985: An holistic reimagination of HSBC Plaza, a major urban space at 1 Queen’s Road Central. One Space Occupying 475 square metres, the Plaza anchors one of the most cherished sites in Central District, connecting the city’s bustling financial district to MTR Central Station and the Star Ferries. It is a place filled with colourful history, a well-known landmark for residents and visitors alike, and is the principal accessway to both the Main Banking Hall and the Office T... More

Project • By One SpaceOffices

New York-headquartered Private Equity Firm

One Space is proud to have designed the world's largest private equity firm’s office expansion at Two IFC. Prior to our interventions, the client had undertaken only minor modifications since they took possession of 1.5 floors in this landmark, harbourfront tower upon its completion in 2003. Graham Uden The opportunity in 2019 to take up additional space would yield an aggregate of 38,000 sq ft in total, and would become a catalyst for space optimisation. Working directly with the Regional Chairman, we were briefed to establish a new workplace model capable of accommodating anticipated growth, facilitating new work-styles, and attracting & retaining the industry’s top talent. Graham Uden This transformation promp... More

Project • By One SpaceOffices

KPMG China

This ‘Big Four’ management consultancy firm selected One Space from a highly competitive field of design professionals to not only design their new offices, but to co-lead a business reengineering exercise that would establish a new ‘Workplace of the Future’ paradigm, embracing a broad spectrum of inherent workstyles already present in the organisation. We were responsible for formulating a progressive Workplace Strategy and for the full scope of Workplace Design-to-Delivery services. Graham Uden Designed to accommodate about 3,300 staff in phases across a multi-premises ‘Metroplan’ platform, the first project was completed and occupied in November 2019 over 9 floors at South Island Place, a brand n... More

Project • By One SpaceOffices

RKH Specialty

This 9,750 SF agile work environment in Causeway Bay Hong Kong brings together on one large floorplate FP Marine Risks and Howden Insurance Brokers, sister companies under the Hyperion Insurance Group, which is the world’s largest employee-owned insurance business.   Although these teams had largely worked together in the same premises for a few years, this relocation project would present an unprecedented opportunity to tailor-make a revitalised home that would support a more integrated business operation and generate synergies previously untapped.   The floorplate is a large, ‘square doughnut’ with lift lobby access delivering guests to the side offering excellent views over Victoria Harbour. This allowed t... More