• The Austin and Grand Austin

  • Grand Austin

  • The Austin

  • Grand Austin - Entrance Lobby

  • The Austin - Service Desk

  • Grand Austin - Outdoor Swimming Pool

  • The Austin - Outdoor Swimming Pool

  • Grand Austin - Indoor Swimming Pool

  • The Austin - Clubhouse

  • The Austin - Ground


The proposed project is a residential development with approximately 119,000 m2 of GFA. The Development Sites, Site C (The Austin) and Site D (Grand Austin), which are adjacent to the MTR Austin Station, are located at the south-western part of the Yau Tsim Mong district, and are bordered on the east by Canton Road, on the west by Wui Man Road, on the south by Austin Road West and on the north by Jordan Road. The Austin and Grand Austin comprise about 1.3 ha and  1.5 ha of land respectively and  these two sites are separated by Wui Cheung Road.

Green Features

  • Podium-free design and 2 nos. 43m high by 10m wide urban windows at each site enhance air ventilation
  • About 32% site area greening
  • Overall 68% roof area with greenery or high emissivity materials
  • About 85% of building materials were manufactured from regional sources
  • Demolition waste reduction of about 74%
  • Passive Design: High thermal performance Insulated Glass Units (IGU) and cantilevered canopies reduce solar heat gain
  • Active Design: High efficiency split-type air-conditioners with inverter control, energy efficient lighting system and Building Management System with energy sub-metering
  • Over 32% fresh water saving through the use of water efficient device
  • Provision of water efficient washing machines (over 20% water saving) for residents
  • Over 50% flushing water reduction through the use of dual flush closets and low flow urinals
  • Windows at common corridors allow natural ventilation
  • Provision of multiple amenity features such as mail room, recreational facilities, balconies, etc. for the benefit of building users
  • Provision of office for watchmen and caretakers, guard room, owners’ corporation office, etc. to facilitate building operation

Twin-tank water supply system to minimise disruption to residents and reduce water wastage during maintenance


New Buildings V1.1
Final Gold

  • Total Score: 69.2
Innovation Addition  IA: 3
         

Green Features

  • Podium-free design and 2 nos. 43m high by 10m wide urban windows at each site enhance air ventilation
  • About 32% site area greening
  • Overall 68% roof area with greenery or high emissivity materials
  • About 85% of building materials were manufactured from regional sources
  • Demolition waste reduction of about 74%
  • Passive Design: High thermal performance Insulated Glass Units (IGU) and cantilevered canopies reduce solar heat gain
  • Active Design: High efficiency split-type air-conditioners with inverter control, energy efficient lighting system and Building Management System with energy sub-metering
  • Over 32% fresh water saving through the use of water efficient device
  • Provision of water efficient washing machines (over 20% water saving) for residents
  • Over 50% flushing water reduction through the use of dual flush closets and low flow urinals
  • Windows at common corridors allow natural ventilation
  • Provision of multiple amenity features such as mail room, recreational facilities, balconies, etc. for the benefit of building users
  • Provision of office for watchmen and caretakers, guard room, owners’ corporation office, etc. to facilitate building operation

Twin-tank water supply system to minimise disruption to residents and reduce water wastage during maintenance

Project Details

Number of Blocks 4 nos. for both sites
Number of Storeys The Austin: Maximum 26 storeys
Grand Austin: Maximum 32 Storeys
Type Residential

Project Team

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