Unparalleled ironmongery specification consultative services
The Xiqu Centre, a unique contemporary example of a purpose-built venue around the world, with its mission to preserve, promote and develop the art of Chinese traditional theatre.
The 7-storey building has a total area of 28,164 sqm and houses a 1,075-seat Grand Theatre, a 200-seat Tea House Theatre, eight professional studios and a seminar hall, all specially designed for different types of xiqu-related functions and activities.
The team was put to the challenge throughout the 5 years specification development and construction stages, each involving different aspects to address on the FUNCTIONAL, OPERATIONAL, SECURITY, AESTHETICS and ACCESSIBILITY for the project.
Three very experienced Registered Architectural Ironmongers and a team comprising GAI certificate and diploma holders were dedicated to oversee the project specification, ironmongery and master key scheduling, procurement and on-site technical support during installation, testing and commissioning stages of the project.
In order to meet the product performance requirement, KeyTech provided products with independent third party HOKLAS / UKAS accredited laboratories test certification.
KeyTech provided unparalleled consultative services and to prepare a very high standard door hardware specification with a combination of top performance products from renowned manufacturers in the UK and Europe. This is another KeyTech successful solution, offering Mix & Match products to fulfill the different needs in a project.
As soon as the building was erected, it became a captivating landmark at the entrance to the city’s new arts and culture district.
In the 2022 Architectural Ironmongery Specification Awards, KeyTech was awarded the winner for Xiqu Centre under the International Category.