城设祝你圣诞快乐 | SRT wish you have a Merry Christmas & Happy New Year




Double Cove – Asia Pacific Leadership in Green Building Awards

On 5 October 2016, the World Green Building Council has announced the recipients of is year’s Asia Pacific Leadership in Green Building Awards. Hong Kong’s Double Cove project won the Leadership in Sustainable Design and Performance – Residential award. We at GB Tech Consulting Ltd are proud to be the environmental consultant for achieving the China Green Building Label 3-Star Certification for this project, the highest category for green building certification in China. If you would like to know more about this project or our environmental service, please feel free to contact us by email: info@gbtech-srt.com or call us now: +852 2508 6666 / +86 755 2870 8488.
About Asia Pacific Leadership in Green Building Awards:
The Asia Pacific Leadership in Green Building Awards celebrate the iconic green buildings, up-and-coming innovators and inspiring companies driving change and creating a better future throughout the region.
Presented by the World Green Building Council and its Asia Pacific Regional Network of Green Building Councils, this biennial programme recognises four award winners across two categories.
The Business Leadership in Sustainability Award rewards companies that challenge boundaries, integrate sustainability into their business models and make an outstanding contribution to a sustainable built environment.
The Leadership in Sustainable Design and Performance Award is presented to pioneering green building projects that set new benchmarks for sustainability. There are three sub-category winners for residential, commercial and public buildings.



About Double Cove:
Double Cove has won a number of international awards for best high-rise development. Phase 1 has achieved Platinum BEAM accreditation, with provisional accreditation for other phases and Gold pre-certification under the LEED-ND rating tool. Double Cove shows how highrise can be highly sustainable.

這個城市是我們的家 | Where You and I call home




香港很多旧区都面临着重新规划发展的压力,比如观塘及九龙湾等旧工业区和香港西及坚尼地城等旧居住及综合住宅区。 重建应该是可以给城市带来有价值的城市更新机会。 这些旧城区,部分已经相当残旧,其现在的状态已经不能提供最好的社会价值,尽管如此,这些旧城区仍扮演着一个城市不可或缺的角色。这些旧城区混合居住着各收入阶层人士,但却形成了多功能及多元社区的香港独有文化。 这些旧城区,没有灿烂的建筑内容,但却洋溢着其独一无二的地区文化。


近年来,我们总是用 “可持续发展”这名词实在太多了,甚至已经发展成无论是贸易或商业界别都推崇的用词。 但什麽是“可持续发展”呢?放眼世界,现代大都会城市的焦点已经由只表彰“增长率”丶“成本效益”及“城市化工程解决方案”转换为如何获得“价值提升”,和如何去提升“生活质素”。



虚拟空间是一个可塑造心灵/精神空间丶是一个具文化的空间,可以提供一个供人们表达情感丶互动丶思考丶享受,提高生活质量以及歌颂生命活力的空间环境。这样一个心灵/精神空间其重要性更甚於两旁赋予此空间其定义及诠释的建筑物。 而当作为建筑师如果可以技巧地平衡到建筑实体及此虚拟空间的塑造,他是成功的,否则由他所设计的城市建筑是没有灵魂,且不能提供一座城市应有的文化尊重,赋予城市居民具生命力的回忆,通过非病理性治愈社会问题的选择以及可持续发展的大前提。


For the past 40 years the urbanization of Hong Kong has been based on a pure exercise of problem-solving within the confines of a given space to satisfy purely measurable attributes such as building height, buildable floor area, foot-print of the building etc., but completely missing out on some of the most important elements of sustainable urban living.

On the other hand, good urbanism is not just a squabble about building style and elevational treatment, to believe so is the reason why we only have seas of mediocre-looking high-rise blocks sitting on big slab-like podiums which take on no character of its own nor relevance to the neighbourhood they are situated.

Many old districts in Hong Kong have long been under pressure for redevelopment, such as the old industrial areas of Kwun Tong and Kowloon Bay, and the old residential and mixed-used areas of Hong Kong Western District and Kennedy Town. Redevelopment should provide valuable opportunity for urban renewal. These old districts, quite dilapidated in some cases, have not been put to the best use in terms of value to society; nevertheless they do carry unique characters of their own. These old districts housed a population having a diversity of incomes but intimately woven into a mixed-use community very uniquely Hong Kong. These old districts, although not rich in architectural content nonetheless carry significance in terms of unique local district culture.

Regrettably, new developments take on a universally standard version. Shop spaces invariably occupy every inch of the street frontage under a commercial podium with all shop-fronts being pushed to the extreme limits of the site boundary leaving no relieve for any form of street life, and imposing on the pedestrians what could be totally irrelevant and unimaginative display of merchandize offering no value to the quality of urban life.

In recent years, we talked about “sustainability” so much it became a universal word for almost all trades and businesses. However, what is “sustainable development”? All over the world, modern metropolis have already drifted their focus from “Growth Rate”, “Cost Effectiveness” and “Utilitarian Engineering Solutions” to how to achieve “Value Enhancement”, and how to improve the “Quality of Life”.


A truly “sustainable development” should not be just an exercise to erect identical point blocks with variation only to satisfy the lighting and ventilation requirements of the Buildings Ordinance. Of more importance is the “Area / Space in between the buildings” or some may call it the “Negative Space”, a terminology having a similar analogy as “Virtual Space”.

Virtual space can be a spiritual space, a cultural space which is capable of creating an environment of expression, reflection, enlightenment, glorification, appreciation and celebration of life. This spiritual space is more important than the architecture that gives the space its finality and definition. Where the architect manages to strike a balance in the dialogue between the architecture and this virtual space he is successful, failing which, the architect’s construct has no soul and cannot provide a city with cultural respect, with life-giving reminiscence, with non-pathological healing, and with sustainability.

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Again & again! GB Tech再次入圍香港環保建築大獎GBA2016

Again & again! GB Tech再次入圍香港環保建築大獎GBA2016


-We believe in green lifestyle.
-城設一向秉承綠色概念,並始終致力推廣研究及教育,於年初完成專題研究 “中國綠色生態城區評價標准人文章節制訂的專題研究” ,成功入圍香港綠色建築議會環保建築大獎2016的研究和規劃類別。

What is GBA?

Again and again?
如此專業的大獎,城設屬下綠建科技顧問有限公司GB Tech Consulting Limited在2012年開始就有參與項目獲得獎項。
「迎海 Double Cove」 – 優異獎
「尚彙 The Gloucester」 – 最後入圍

「啟晴邨(公共房屋)」 – 優異獎






本《標准》的特色之一是引入了軟性的評價指標——人文評價指標。這是第一次在國家的綠色評價標准中引入了除硬性技術指標以外的評價指標。因此,本研究是整個《標准》研究的其中一個重要子項研究。首先,本研究比較分析了我國和西方國家關於“人文”的定義和理解。其次,本研究從城市規劃和發展的角度對我國人文城市建設的要求以及聯合國的人居議程的內容進行比較,從而總結出人文城市發展所需要的四個重要指標。第三,基於四個人文指標,本研究對目前世界上四個先進的綠色生態城區/社區評價體系——美國LEED Neighborhood Development、英國BREEAM Community、日本CASBEE-Cities和德國DGNB Urban Districts進行剖析,並且總結提煉出和四個人文指標有關的評價要求進行橫向比較。最後,我們將比較結果與我國實際情況進行分析討論,最終形成了我國綠色生態城區評價標准人文章節的評價體系和要求。




[SRT Sharing Session – 城設分享]





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以“綠色•多元•創新”為核心理念的SRT Design Group,一直都致力於通過設計推廣綠色生活方式。剛剛過去的“地球一小時,為藍而活”,熄滅的是燈,點亮的是意識,社會響應非常熱烈。


借著“第十二屆國際綠色建築大會”,SRT將發布第一款綠活小物—— Mr. Drop。



1分鐘 = 0.15升/秒 × 60秒 = 9升
1月 = 9升 × 30天 = 270升
1年 = 9升 × 365天 = 3,285升

此次在第十二屆綠色建築大會上首次亮相的“Mr. Drop”,完全出自我們的設計團隊之手,從設計、印刷、生產、包裝到面世。



Music: http://www.bensound.com