GBIUA is a member-driven association founded in 2019 that promotes advancement and development in a wide range of industry that concerns urban architecture. It is a non-profitable association (Greater Bay Institute of Urban Architecture (Hong Kong) Co. Ltd.) which maintenance is based on membership subscription and different activities.
“Greater Bay Area” is an economic concept raised by the chinese government to initiate the linkage of nine cities and two special administrative regions including Hong Kong, Macau, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Zhuhai, Foshan, Dongguan, Zhongshan, Jiangmen, Huizhou, and Zhaoqing. The blueprint shall encourage robust development within the region to secure the economic development and innovation to and for the country, by inducing mutually beneficial competition between cities, stimulating the cooperation between Guangzhou, Hong Kong and Macau, and forging the area into a first-class bay area for residential, economic and tourist purpose.
Hong Kong is a city eminent for its autonomy and international quality, and has taken a famous role as a centre of financial, logistic and commercial service since the “one country, two system” landed. Therefore, Hong Kong has its unique missions in the Greater Bay Area blueprint: to nourish economic development within the bay area; to articulate the role and function of the Greater Bay Area on a national level; to provide support for prestigious industries in Hong Kong to expand further in the bay area and thus contribute to the bay area as one.