The Hong Kong Institution of Engineers – Building Services Division Excellent Building Award 2023

The HKIE BSD Excellent Building Award 2023 was the first pilot Award organized by the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers – Building Services Division. The Award was first proposed in April 2020 and it was closed and celebrated by a ceremony held at Convention and Exhibition Centre on 7th July 2023.

A 14-people Organizing Committee was devoted to establish and organizing this important activity which also sponsored by 25 different Government departments, NGO and building industry participants. A prestige Assessor Panel was formed by 9 notable professionals and famous academia of Hong Kong. Secretary of Housing was the Guest of Honour to give us a speech and presenting the TWO Year of Excellent Awards to the winners of New Building Category (Advanced Manufacturing Centre) and Existing Building Category (Exchange Square) in the ceremony. 25 excellent building projects completed in last THREE years received the Grand Building Awards from our Building Services Division Chairman (2023-24) and Award Chairman. Special Award were also presented by our Assessment Panel Members to the winners of specialty of Innovation, Anti-Epidemic (COVID-19) achievement, BIM achievement, Carbon Neutrality achievement, MIMEP achievement, Retro-Commissioning achievement, AI achievement, and Team Leadership. These excellent projects were further exhibited at Urban Sky, 9/F Hysan Place for the following ONE week. An opening ceremony of this exhibition at Urban Sky was held in the afternoon of 7th July 2023 after the Award Ceremony too. An overwhelming reaction was observed by the visitors on the first day of this exhibition. Meanwhile the Awarded project information were also published on Sing Tao Daily, 7th July 2023. ALL participants agreed that the meaningful message of this Award were well received and these projects would provide a benchmarking references for our excellent building designs of Hong Kong in the future.

This report not only explaining a fully success event organized HKIE BSD, and it is an appreciation of the join effords devoted by Organizing Committee members, Assessment Panel members, Helpers of the Award, Supporting Organizations, Guests of Honour, prestige Speakers who had participated, supported and made this Award perfectly successful.


Reported by: Ir Dr Charles CK Cheng

Organizing Committee Chairman of HKIE BSD Excellent Building Award 2023