• Outstanding Hong Kong Green Building Project won The WorldGBC Asia Pacific Leadership in Green Building Awards

    18 December 2020

    (16 December 2020, Hong Kong) Hong Kong Green Building Council (HKGBC) congratulates Chai Wan Campus for the Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong (THEi) by Ronald Lu & Partners (Hong Kong) – a campus designed as a vertical community-centric green space, which has been awarded “The Leadership in Sustainable Design and Performance Award – Institutional” of the Asia Pacific Leadership in Green Building Awards (The Awards) presented by the World Green Building Council (WorldGBC).

    The Awards showcase and celebrate the achievements of businesses and innovators which are leading the way on sustainability in buildings in the Asia Pacific Region. Outstanding green building projects and companies, as well as women leaders were nominated by 15 Green Building Councils including HKGBC. An independent panel of 12 high-profile judges had assessed the nominations and selected the Finalists in three awards categories. 

    Since The Awards’ debut in 2014, the HKGBC has actively nominated pioneers with outstanding contributions to the sustainability of Hong Kong’s built environment to represent Hong Kong to compete for The WorldGBC Asia Pacific Leadership in Green Building Awards. THEi won the Green Building Award organised by the HKGBC and Professional Green Building Council in 2019 and was nominated by the HKGBC to contest for this renowned Asia Pacific Awards.

    The Council is pleased to hear that THEi by Ronald Lu & Partners (Hong Kong) from Hong Kong won The Awards. It signifies Hong Kong’s dedication and leadership role in driving excellence in building sustainability in the region.

    Mr CHEUNG Hau-wai, Chairman of the HKGBC (2nd left) and Ir Dr Cary CHAN, Executive Director of the HKGBC (1st right) represented WorldGBC to present the Certificate of“The Leadership in Sustainable Design and Performance Award – Institutional” of the Asia Pacific Leadership in Green Building Awards to Mr LEUNG Man-kit, Director / Director of Sustainable Design of Ronald Lu & Partners (1st left) and Mr Kenneth WONG, Director / Head of Studio of Ronald Lu & Partners (2nd right).

    Winner from Hong Kong
    The Leadership in Sustainable Design and Performance Award – Institutional
    Chai Wan Campus for the Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong (THEi) by Ronald Lu & Partners

    Mr LEUNG Man-kit, Director / Director of Sustainable Design, Ronald Lu & Partners: 

    “We salute WorldGBC who recognises the THEi New Campus at Chai Wan as a new benchmark for high-density-low-carbon sustainable campus, and our client – the Vocational Training Council who is committed to such vision at the outset. The Campus is the making of a community for learning, innovation and knowledge creation, where urban climate is harnessed, sky-rise biodiversity is nurtured, social inclusiveness and wellness are fostered”.
    Congratulations to Ronald Lu & Partners, as well as all the Winners for their contribution to the sustainable built environment!

     For information of other winners of The Awards, please visit:
    https://worldgbc.org/news-media/award-booklet-asia-green-building-awards-2020

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