Construction of Disciplined Services Quarters for the Fire Services Department at Pak Shing Kok, Tseung Kwan O
This project is the FIRST project in Hong Kong using “MiC” (Modular Integrated Construction) which commenced in September 2018 turning a new page in the construction industry. This project consists of 5 quarters blocks with 16 to 17 residential storeys, each floor being made up of 8 units providing 648 units in total, about 50m2 per unit for 3 bedrooms with a living room, a dining room, a kitchen and a bathroom. The ancillary facilities include Building Management Office, covered walkway, recreation space including a multifunction room, outdoor children playground, car parks, etc.
Design considerations including security, hygiene and health, waste disposal facilities, thermal comfort, ventilation, interior lighting, vibration control, provisions for access for disabled persons and provision of amenity features for building quality and O&M will be incorporated.
Innovative technique and performance enhancement measures including MiC, twin tank, hard-paved construction, two level lighting system, will be incorporated.
This project is the FIRST project in Hong Kong using “MiC” which is an innovative construction method. By adopting the concept of “factory assembly followed by on-site installation”, MiC helps this project to ease some of the current challenges faced by the local construction industry. Other key MiC features and benefits will include:
|Number of Blocks||5|
|Number of Storeys||16-17|
|Project Developer / Owner||Architectural Services Department, HKSAR Government|
|Project Manager||Architectural Services Department, HKSAR Government|
|Architect||Ho & Partners Architects, Engineer & Development Consultant Limited|
|Landscape Architect||ADI Limited|
|M&E Engineer||WSP (Asia) Limited|
|C&S Engineer||Jacobs China Limited|
|Main Contractor||Yau Lee Construction Co. Limited|
|Quantity Surveyor||Arcadis Hong Kong Limited|
|Sustainable Design Consultant||Meinhardt Infrastructure and Environment Ltd.|
|Environmental Consultant||Meinhardt Infrastructure and Environment Ltd.|
|Acoustic Consultant||Meinhardt Infrastructure and Environment Ltd.|
|Traffic Consultant||Meinhardt Infrastructure and Environment Ltd.|