Holiday Inn Express Hong Kong Soho
The Holiday Inn Express Hong Kong SoHo is located at No.83 of Jervois Street and is bounded by Jervois Street, Cleverly Street, Burd Street and in very close proximity to the existing commercial building. The development comprised of the design and construction of a hotel building with 274 guest rooms, function rooms, restaurant, carpark, back-of-house operation area to the requirement of the hotel operator IHG’s requirement. The work includes piling foundation, sheet piling, superstructure, E&M and finishing works.
The hotel is the first high rise building (hotel) achieved four platinum or equivalent of green awards –
(1) BEAM Plus by Hong Kong Green Building Council,
(2) LEED by US Green Building Council,
(3) BCA Green Mark by The Building and Construction Authority, Singapore and
(4) Green Building Design Label (3-Star) by China Green Building Council.
The Holiday Inn Express Hong Kong SoHo hotel is situated in Sheung Wan, the heart of the commercial centre in Hong Kong. The project commenced in 2009 and opened in September 2013. The project site area is 612 square metres with a total Gross Floor Area of 9,496 square metres. It consists of 37 storeys and 274 guest rooms.
This hotel project sets out as an integrated green and sustainable building design participated by the developer, architect, engineers, special consultants and construction team. The hotel’s design and construction is "Green" concerned and oriented on sustainability, carbon emission reduction, water & energy efficiency, atmosphere optimization, material and resources consideration, indoor environmental quality performance with a number of innovative ideas on energy optimization solution and sustainable practices. The result is an overall energy saving of 58.5% over EMSD HK hotel energy consumption benchmark (EMSD, 2000). The green achievements of the hotel project are listed as below.
Heating, Ventilation and Air-conditioning System
Plumbing and Hot Water Supply System
Innovative Design and Techniques
|Number of Blocks||1|
|Number of Storeys||36|
|Project Developer / Owner||Million Wealth Enterprise Limited|
|Project Manager||Emil Ngan|
|Architect||Chau Ku & Leung Architects & Engineers Limited|
|M&E Engineer||REC Engineering Company Limited, Telemax Environmental & Management Limited|
|C&S Engineer||T. K. Tsui & Associates Limited|
|Façade Consultant||Hyder Consulting Limited|
|Main Contractor||Yau Lee Building Construction & Decoration Co., Limited|
|Sustainable Design Consultant||Telemax Environmental & Management Limited|