Kai Long Court

  • Kai Long Court

  • Retail Block

  • Children's Play Area

  • Landscaped Area near Bicycle Parking Spaces

  • Fence Wall using Composite Timber Product

  • Landscaped Area

  • Green Roof

New Buildings V1.2
Final Gold

Overall Score

Kai Long Court is one of the Home Ownership Scheme developments, comprising 3 high-rise residential buildings with a total of 683 units.  The development is located at 18 Muk On Street, Kai Tak, Kowloon City District, providing a Retail Block, Children’s Play Area and basement carpark, etc.

Green Features

Site Aspects

  • Provision of landscaped areas, including vertical greenery and green roof, with more than 30% green coverage
  • Conducting computer simulation studies to minimize the impact generated by the development to the neighborhood’s daylight access
  • Reduction of lighting pollution to the surrounding

Materials Aspects

  • Using timber and composite timber products from sustainable sources
  • Prefabrication for facades, staircases and slabs
  • Adoption of non CFC-based refrigerants and ozone-depleting substances in thermal insulation materials

Energy Use

  • Adoption of passive design to save energy, including consideration on master layout plan, selection of materials for external walls of buildings, domestic lobbies with natural ventilation and lighting, etc
  • Energy efficient systems including lighting and elevator system
  • Using Life Cycle Analysis tool to study the embodied energy of building materials

Water Use

  • Using water efficient device to save annual water consumption of approximate 26%
  • Using water efficient sanitary fixtures to reduce annual effluent discharge of approximate 50%

Indoor Environmental Quality

  • Provisions for hygiene, ventilation and amenity features for enhanced quality and functionality of the development
  • Due consideration on noise impact in development design and construction stages

Innovations and Additions

  • Multi-Sensory Map
  • Two level lighting control system
  • Provision of twin water tanks for both potable and flushing water systems to ensure continuous water supply even during maintenance

Project Details

Completion Year 2019
Number of Blocks 3 Domestic Blocks and 1 Retail Block
Number of Storeys Block A: 34 storeys Block B: 29 storeys Block C: 25 storeys
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
Main Contractor Shui On Building Contractors Ltd.
Quantity Surveyor Hong Kong Housing Authority
Sustainable Design Consultant Allied Environmental Consultants Ltd.
Environmental Consultant Ramboll Hong Kong Ltd.
Facility Manager Chevalier Property Management LTD.


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