• Capabilities: Engineering, Architecture
  • Sectors: Public Sector, Government & Municipalities

Tamar Government Headquarters Central HK

Hong Kong - In 2002, the HKSAR Government commenced the planning for the development of the Tamar site as Hong Kong's prime civic centre.

The scope of works of the contract comprises the design and construction of Central Government Complex (Low Block for the Chief Executive’s Office and the Executive Council; Office Block for the Chief Secretary for Administration, the Financial Secretary and other policy bureaus) for the Government of the HKSAR, a Legislative Council Complex, an open space, two covered pedestrian footbridges and other ancillary facilities.

The Headquarters of the HKSAR government at Tamar opened in August 2011 and incorporates an extensive variety of sustainability features including:

Energy Saving Features

LED light fittings

Occupancy sensors for control of lighting

Daylight sensors and computerized lighting control

Light pipes for the Central Government Complex and Open Space

Photovoltaic integrated external / landscape lighting

High energy efficient sea-water cooled chiller plant

Solar hot water system

Thin film photovoltaic skylight to LegCo Complex

Thin film photovoltaic glass canopy to Central Government Complex

Temperature controlled ventilation for E/M plant rooms

Greening and Landscaping Features

Green roof and wall to reduce heat gain of the buildings

Green open space and water features to improve microclimate

Waste Reduction and Management Feature

System for separation / collection of waste

Recycle bins

Water Management Measures

Rainwater / grey water / condensate water recycling system

Other Features

Charging facility for electric vehicles

This major development is intended to achieve the highest rating under the Hong Kong Building Environment Assessment Method (HK-BEAM). The project is regarded as an excellent example of where the client, architectural designer, engineers, cost consultant, project managers, contractors and the whole supply chain work together utilizing their expertise to achieve sustainability advancement. This sets a great example of promoting sustainability in the Hong Kong construction industry, as a government landmark project.

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