• HKIS Best Development & Conservation Award 2021 surveying excellence in development and conservation

    12 November 2021
    Mrs Carrie LAM, GBM, GBS, Chief Executive of the HKSAR; Sr Edwin TANG, HKIS President (Fourth from left); Sr Alexander LAM, HKIS BDCA 2021 Organising Committee Chairman (Third from right) and HKIS Office Bearers at the HKIS BDCA Award Presentation Ceremony.

    (12 November 2021, Hong Kong) The results of HKIS Best Development & Conservation Award (BDCA) were announced and presented at the BDCA 2021 Award Presentation Ceremony today (12 November 2021) at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC). The main theme of BDCA 2021 is to acknowledge projects that demonstrate the excellence of six surveying disciplines contributed by in-depth experienced practitioners and other experts, irrespective of the project nature or usage, across different phases of a normal project development cycle in the context of economic, environmental and social sustainability.


    Many remarkably outstanding projects entered in this pioneer award competition. The jury panel, comprising of 7 renowned professionals in the industry, after rounds of discussion reached a consensus that The Mills won the Grand Award in the Planning Category and also the highest recognition, the Best Development and Conservation Award 2021. Other Grand Award Winners include The Hong Kong Jockey Club University of Chicago Academic Complex│The University of Chicago Francis and Rose Yuen Campus in Hong Kong (Planning Category); One Taikoo Place (Pre-construction Category); Victoria Dockside (Construction Category); 618 Shanghai Street (Sales & Leasing Category); and One • Artlane (Sales & Leasing Category); and 618 Shanghai Street (Post-Occupation Category).

    Mrs Carrie LAM, GBM, GBS, the Guest of Honour, Chief Executive of the HKSAR mentioned, “Looking ahead, we would expect more and more of these passion for preserving Hong Kong’s built heritage, and even the natural heritage. I congratulate every award recipient in the Best Development and Conservation Award 2021 and hope the HKIS will continue to organise meaningful activities like this to give recognition to professionals who have put in a lot of dedication in taking forward projects for Hong Kong.”

    Sr Edwin TANG, HKIS President said, “The award recognizes the exceptional achievements and excellent construction projects in the aspects of both sustainable development and conservation. Not only will it address the Sustainable Development Goals 2015 set by the United Nations, it will also promote the professional image of surveyors from our six divisions.”

    Sr Alexander LAM, HKIS BDCA 2021 Organising Committee Chairman said, “Assessment of all the submitted projects per se is a challenging mission. Revealed from each project team, the professional insights are instrumental to inspire our industry to be more forward-thinking in developing strategies, in the application of new technology and most importantly, in adding economic, social, environmental value to projects for long term sustainability objectives.”

    “Through this award, we understand that the concept of maintenance and conservation are inseparable as the nature of maintenance after all is conservation,” said Sr Prof Bay WONG, Jury Panel Convenor of HKIS BDCA 2021, “The quality and thoughtful designs of all of the submissions and presentations was truly impressive.”

    Please visit HKIS official website : www.hkis.org.hk.


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