Shing Wong Street / Staunton Street Revitalization Project

  • 88-90 Staunton Street

  • 64-66 Staunton Street

  • 2 Shing Wong Street

  • 4-10 Wa In Fong West

Neighbourhood V1.0

Overall Score
Community Aspects
Site Aspects
Materials and Waste Aspects
Energy Aspects
Water Aspects
Outdoor Enviro. Quality
Credit(s)    Innovations and Additions

Shing Wong Street / Staunton Street Revitalization Project adopted an integrated approach by utilizing rehabilitation, preservation, revitalization and place-making to revitalize the area. The objective of the revitalization works of existing URA’s premises at the Project is to take forward the new initiative with a view to revitalizing the building clusters with special character and urban fabric so as to promote place making and synergies with nearby revitalization projects.

There are 9 building blocks (ie. Nos. 64-66, 88-90 Staunton Street, 2 Shing Wong Street and 4-10 Wa In Fong West) of about 60-70 years old of which Nos. 88-90 Staunton Street is Grade 2 historic buildings.

It is aimed to create a sustainable and resilient community by incorporating healthy and sustainable design elements such as pedestrian-oriented design, community areas and facilities, such as common rooms and urban farms. The existing buildings are converted into a better neighourhood to serve the community and envision revitalization initiatives to achieve the visions of community making study.

Green Features

Community Aspects

  • Community engagement adopted in the project.
  • Incorporate sustainable features such as communal area, Recycling Facilities, Urban Farming, and Clean Energy to promote a sustainable lifestyle.
  • Offers a variety of measures to reinforce the local character and existing community. New placemaking elements to preserve the printing local character.

Site Aspects

  • Incorporate native plant species from urban farm to promote ecological value.
  • Preserve existing buildings with segregated pedestrian and traffic movement; provide seating and wide pathways at backyard to enhance accessibility.
  • Conserve the grade II historical buildings using key design principles that prioritize spatial quality, heritage, public safety, and connectivity.

Materials and Waste Aspects

  • Retain and reuse more than 60% of existing sub-structure and superstructure.
  • Provide recycle bins for major types of recyclables.

Energy Aspect

  • Over 60% of GFA the development will achieve a BEAM Plus Existing Buildings for Silver rating or above.
  • Produce renewable energy with PV panels that generates more than 0.5% of the total building energy and 100% of annual estimated external lighting energy demand.

Outdoor Environmental Quality

  • The maximum intra-urban heat island index for the site was 2.4 degC below the threshold of 3 degC.
  • Provide universal access with enhanced access route, way finding, orientation, signage and lighting.

Project Details

Completion Year 2023
Number of Blocks N/A
Number of Storeys N/A
Type Mixed Use

Project Team

Project Developer Urban Renewal Authority
Project Manager ArchiPie Design Limited
Architect ArchiPie Design Limited
M&E Engineer Far East Consulting Engineers Limited
C&S Engineer APT Engineering Consultant Limited
Main Contractor Wan Chung Construction Co., Ltd.
Quantity Surveyor Rider Levett Bucknall Limited
Sustainable Design Consultant Ove Arup & Partners Hong Kong Limited
BS Engineer Far East Consulting Engineers Limited
Geotechnical Engineer APT Engineering Consultant Limited
Conservation Specialist ANG Studio Limited

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