• King Tai Court, San Po Kong

  • Acoustic windows installed in living areas of flats provide habitable quiet environment

  • Configuration of acoustic windows facilitate ventilation while abating noise

  • Configuration of acoustic windows facilitate ventilation while abating noise

  • Preservation of existing tree enhances residents’ enjoyment of the environment

  • Planting on all low rise structures achieves a greening coverage of over 20% despite site area is less than 1 hectare

  • Landscaped deck connecting entry of block to recreation facilities and access to transportation

  • Covered recreation area for residents’ enjoyment

  • Landscaped areas greets residents at ground level

  • Community play area suited for residents of all ages


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Final Gold

Overall Score

Public Housing Development at San Po Kong, a high-rise development located at the eastern corner of Kowloon high-density urban district is subject to severe traffic noise. Through innovation of acoustic windows, the development meets statutory noise levels. It provides 857 flats in 32 domestic storeys with various green living features to foster a quality sustainable living.

Green Features

Site Aspects

  • Pleasantly designed green roof of all low rise structures provide a relaxing natural environment for the Estate.
  • The disposition and the building mass take into account the Micro-climate and Air Ventilation Assessments which enhance the daylight, sun shading and ventilation.

Energy Use

  • Two-level Lighting Control in the lift lobbies and corridors saves the need to maintain a constantly high level of illumination to promote energy conservation.

Water Use

  • The Twin Roof Water Tanks help to preserve precious water resources

Innovations and Additions

  • The Acoustic Window in the living areas comprises a sliding glazed panel behind an openable window to attenuate noise coming from Prince Edward Road East


Project Details

Completion Year 2017
Number of Blocks 1
Number of Storeys 32 + 1 Roof
Type Residential

Project Team

Project Developer 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 Business Environment Council Limited
Environmental Consultant MVA Hong Kong Limited
Main Contractor Shui On Building Contractors Limited

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