Redevelopment of Ex-Yuen Long Estate - Sustainable Public Housing Design in a Small Compact Site (Long Ching Estate)

  • Communal Garden

  • Landscape Stripe

  • Landscape Walkway

  • Internal Courtyard

  • Landscape Walkway


Located at Yuen Long Town Centre, Long Ching Estate is an exemplary demonstration for sustainable public housing design in a high constraint urban living environment attributive the balanced use of green technologies and basic architectural passive design principles.

Green Features

31.2%

site area Greening

43.37%

Building Permeability
PV Systems contributing

2.5%

communal area energy use
Shaft Grouted Barrett (special pile) reduces concrete use
Rainwater Harvesting System saves

38%

annual irrigation water
Roof zone irrigation reduce

53.3%

irrigation water use
Two-level lighting control;
Sea water flushing and dual flush system

New Buildings V1.2
Provisional Platinum

Green Features

31.2%

site area Greening

43.37%

Building Permeability
PV Systems contributing

2.5%

communal area energy use
Shaft Grouted Barrett (special pile) reduces concrete use
Rainwater Harvesting System saves

38%

annual irrigation water
Roof zone irrigation reduce

53.3%

irrigation water use
Two-level lighting control;
Sea water flushing and dual flush system

Project Details

Completion Year 2015
Number of Blocks 2
Type Residential

Project Team

Project Developer / Owner Hong Kong Housing Authority
Project Manager 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
Quantity Surveyor Hong Kong Housing Authority
Sustainable Design Consultant Ove Arup & Partners Hong Kong Limited

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