The Old Courthouse in Praia Grande will be transformed into Macau’s new central library. The Courthouse was built in 1951 and has been vacant since the beginning of the century.
Its construction will cost approximately MOP 900 million (US$ 112 million) 30and may start in 2019.
A tender for its design is scheduled to be issued by the end of 2016.
No dates for the completion of works have been announced.
Macau lawmakers are against the new central library’s location and its costs but have no right to oppose the project.