• MALIBU

  • Outdoor Infinity Pool

  • Function Room

  • The Lounge

  • Gym

  • 6. Children Play Room

  • Team photo


New Buildings V1.2
Final Platinum

Overall Score
Site Aspects
Materials Aspects
Energy Use
Water Use
Indoor Enviro. Quality
Credit(s)    Innovations and Additions

MALIBU is a sustainable residential building located at Tseung Kwan O LOHAS Park with a total gross area circa 1,100,000 square feet. The development is being awarded the Final Platinum rating in BEAM Plus.


The development strives to achieve perfection in all aspects to keep pace with the growing business community. MALIBU provides a variety of environmentally friendly provisions which not only help to minimize the carbon footprint, but also enhance the well-being of end-users and to reduce operation cost.

Green Features

Site Aspects

  • Circa 30% site area of greenery including green roof and wall 
  • Roof area is covered by highly reflective materials and green roof with less solar heat absorption
  • Optimal building form design to achieve good surrounding microclimate

Materials Aspects

  • Use Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certified timber for construction works and for timber product
  • Use regionally sourced materials and low volatile organic compounds (VOC) interior materials
  • Apply waste sorting and recycling to reduce at least 30% waste dumping at landfill

Energy Use

  • Building Management System (BMS) is integrated for energy saving function
  • High window-to-wall ratio to allow maximized daylight utilization
  • High efficient solar control façade glass with ultra-low shading coefficient (SC) and low reflective index
  • Higher Coefficient of Performance inverter split type for Residential unit and higher Coefficient of Performance air-cooled liquid chillers and VRV (variable refrigerant volume) Air conditioning units for clubhouse and environmentally-friendly refrigerant used
  • 100% electric vehicle (EV) charging enabling connection ready
  • Annual energy saving circa 4,600 MWH
    (reduce emission 3,220 tonnes CO2-e base on 0.7kg CO2-e/kWh)
    (equivalent to emission offset by planting 140,000 typical trees base on 23Kg CO2/tree/yr)
    (saving electricity tariff approx. HK$4.2m base on $0.87 and $1.03 for Residential and non-residential tariff)

Water Use

  • Saves over 124,596,071 Liter of potable water annually (circa 50 standard swimming pools)
  • Saves over 62,886,982 Liter of flushing water annually (circa 25 standard swimming pools)

Indoor Environmental Quality

  • Use floating slab for plumbing plant room to minimize vibration impact
  • Equip with gondola system for maintenance 

Innovations and Additions

  • Adapt twin tank design for plumbing system
  • All visitor car park spaces are fully equipped for EV charging
  • Food waste decomposer

Story

MALIBU is the first residential building jointly developed by Wheelock Properties and MTR Corporation Ltd being awarded the Final Platinum rating in BEAM Plus in LOHAS Park. The project presents achievement of sustainability initiatives and fosters green and thriving community through engagement. It also presents effectiveness of design in terms of adaptability, safety and efficiency in functionality, maintenance, carbon neutrality and energy conservation.

Over the years, it has been Wheelock Properties’ unwavering commitment to foster harmonization and connectivity with the surrounding natural environment. We actively seek opportunities to integrate various environmentally friendly and climate-resilient practices in design and planning stages. Our award-winning residential and commercial developments have demonstrated our environmental stewardship, innovative use of technology and dedication to build high-quality sustainable properties.

Wheelock Properties strives for BEAM Plus Gold certification for all buildings and LEED Gold certification for all commercial buildings but we do not stop at mere compliance with environmental laws and regulations. We also closely monitor our environmental performance and work closely with our contractors to minimize carbon footprint.


NCCO air filtration system – To enhance health and well-being of the residents, NCCO (Nano Confined Catalytic Oxidation, an innovated patent technology) air filtration system is installed in Children Play Area at Clubhouse. Air pollutants, including particulate matters (PM2.5 & PM10), VOCs and formaldehyde could be removed by NCCO air filtration system.


Smart metering – With collaboration of CLP, smart meters are installed to encourage energy saving and promote a smarter and low-carbon living. Residents can access electricity consumption data anytime, anywhere, and get personalized notifications using CLP app to track energy use and manage costs smartly.


Clubhouse facilities booking Mobile App – Residents can book clubhouse facilities anytime and anywhere via mobile app. It also empowers a sharing platform, including renting domestic appliances and toolboxes.


Interactive E-information booth – All notices for residents are uploaded in E-information booth installed in Clubhouse and every tower entrance lobby to reduce the use of papers. Residents can book clubhouse facilities anytime using these Interactive E-information booths as well.


Project Details

Completion Year 2020
Number of Blocks 3
Number of Floors Tower 1 - 57 Residential Floors; Tower 2 - 56 Residential Floors; Tower 3 - 53 Residential Floors; Podium - 5 floors including carpark, clubhouse and landscape decks
Type Residential

Project Team

Project Developer / Owner Leading Elite Limited
Project Manager Wheelock Properties (Hong Kong) Limited
Architect Ronald Lu & Partners (Hong Kong) Limited
Landscape Architect ADI Limited
M&E Engineer Meinhardt (M&E) Limited
C&S Engineer AECOM (ASIA) CO., LIMITED
Facade Consultant Meinhardt Façade Technology (HK) Ltd.
Main Contractor Hip Hing Construction Co. Ltd.
Quantity Surveyor Arcadis Hong Kong Limited
Sustainable Design Consultant Ramboll Hong Kong Limited
Environmental Consultant Ramboll Hong Kong Limited
Acoustic Consultant Ramboll Hong Kong Limited
Facility Manager MTR Corporation Limited
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