The largest transitional housing development in Hong Kong
A 428,000-square-foot parcel of land in Kong Ha Wai, Yuen Long, was offered to the Government for the purpose of developing the largest transitional housing project in Hong Kong—providing a total of 1,998 units to accommodate some 40,000 residents throughout the project period.
This initiative aims to alleviate housing pressure of low-income families, especially those who have been on the public housing waiting list for three years or more and have been living in dire conditions or with critical needs.
A LIVEABLE ESTABLISHMENT
Modular integrated construction (MiC) was adopted to achieve liveable environment rather than a barrack-like setting. The project was completed with aluminium kitchen cabinets for durability; vinyl wall-to-wall finishes for easy maintenance; refuse collection room for better estate management; and more.
Kong Ha Wai Transitional Housing Project
Kam Tin, Yuen Long, Hong Kong
Status of Construction
Phase 1: Q1 2022
Phase 2: Q4 2022
44,700 square metres (approximate)
Gross Floor Area
57,700 square metres
Number of Units
Henderson Land Development Company Limited
Pok Oi Hospital
Wong Tung & Partners Limited; Spence Robinson Limited
Civil & Structural Engineer
Aurecon Hong Kong Limited
Mechanical & Electrical Engineer
P&T (M&E) Limited
Rider Levett Bucknall Limited
Otherland Limited; ADI Limited
Unistress Building Construction Limited
Henderson Land Group
This is an excerpt. The original article is published in
Construction+ Q1 2023 Issue: Housing Construction: Demand & Supply.
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