Public Rental Housing Development at Tung Chung Area 39 (Mun Tung Estate)

  • Mun Tung Estate


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Final Gold

Overall Score

The Hong Kong Housing Authority strives to provide affordable public rental housing (PRH) to low-income families with housing needs. This newly completed Mun Tung Estate at Tung Chung Area 39 offers new homes to around 11,800 people.

The site of Mun Tung Estate has a gross area of about 32,000m2. Mun Tung Estate comprises of four domestic blocks (Mun Wo House, Mun Shun House, Mun Hong House, Mun Tai House) from 31 to 40 storeys and one Retail cum Welfare Block (JoysMark). The domestic blocks provide a total of 3,866 PRH units comprising 386 Type A flats (for one/two-person), 910 Type B flats (for two/three-person), 1,145 Type C flats (for three/four-person) and 1,425 Type D flats (for four/five-person) with internal floor areas ranging from about 14 m2 to 36 m2.

JoysMark has retail shops, restaurants, supermarket and wet market on G/F and 1/F. Car parking facility is located at the basement. There are other facilities including kindergarten, special child care centre, early education and training centre, integrated vocational rehabilitation services centre and hostel for the moderately mentally handicapped persons on 1/F and 2/F of JoysMark. There are also landscape areas and various recreational facilities like children's play area, fitness corners (for the elderly), table tennis tables, Badminton Court etc. in the external area of the Estate and the podium roof of JoysMark.

Green Features

Site Aspects

  • Convenient pedestrian access to mainstream public transport
  • Provision of basic services and recreational facilities
  • Consideration of surrounding conditions to meet Urban Design Guidelines in HKPSG
  • Extensive provision of site green coverage
  • No impact on existing microclimates: wind velocity, air ventilation, urban heat island, neighbourhood daylight access
  • Reduced light pollution
  • Green construction practices

Materials Aspects

  • Use of timber products from sustainable sources
  • No CFC-based refrigerants and ozone-depleting substances in thermal insulation materials for roof, pipework, ductwork
  • Modular, standardized and prefabrication design

Energy Use

  • Passive design in site planning, building orientation, building envelope, daylight capture, natural ventilation at corridors and building openings
  • Use of energy efficient lighting and vertical transportation system
  • Apply renewable energy from PV panels
  • Analysed embodied energy of building materials with LCA tool

Water Use

  • Use of low water flow and flush sanitary fittings and fitments to achieve potable water saving and sewage volume reduction

Indoor Environmental Quality

  • Enhanced security, hygiene and health, waste disposal facilities, thermal comfort, ventilation, interior lighting, vibration control
  • Provisions for access for disabled persons
  • Provision of amenity features for building quality and O&M

Innovations and Additions

  • Twin tank
  • Two level lighting system
  • Multi-sensory map with tactile guide path
  • Energy smart monitoring system
  • Hard-paved construction


Project Details

Number of Blocks 4 Domestic Blocks
1 Non-Domestic Block
Number of Storeys 40 (Block 1, 2 & 3)
31 (Block 4)
3 (Non-Domestic Block)
Type Mixed Use

Project Team

Project Developer / Owner Hong Kong Housing Authority
Architect Hong Kong Housing Authority
Landscape Architect Hong Kong Housing Authority
M&E Engineer Hong Kong Housing Authority
C&S Engineer Hong Kong Housing Authority
Main Contractor Able Engineering Company Limited
Sustainable Design Consultant Meinhardt Infrastructure and Environment Ltd.
Environmental Consultant AECOM Asia Company Limited
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