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Building Surveyor Awards 2017 Recognising Contributions and Applauding Excellence

HONG KONG, June 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Building Surveyor Awards 2017 (BSA 2017) Awards Presentation Ceremony cum Gala Dinner, organised by the Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors Building Surveying Division (HKIS BSD), was held at JW Marriott Hotel Hong Kong. We were very honoured to have Ir HON Chi-keung, JP, Permanent Secretary for Development (Works), Development Bureau, HKSAR Government, as the Guest of Honour. Sr Thomas HO Kwok-kwan, President of the Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors (HKIS), Sr Daniel CHANG Wai-ip, Chairman of the HKIS BSD, Sr Robin LEUNG Chi-tim, Chairman of Organising Committee of BSA 2017 and Past Chairman of the HKIS BSD, judges and other guests attended the ceremony and shared the joy of BSA 2017.

Building surveyors have continually made constructive contribution and played an important role in participation of works of New Development, A&A and Conversion, Maintenance and Rehabilitation of existing buildings. Further to the success of Building Surveyor Awards 2015, the Building Surveying Division is pleased to hold BSA 2017 for the second year again. Three special awards - Sustainability Award, Value Enhancement Award and Idea & Approach Award were introduced this year to commend preeminent building projects for outstanding performance in terms of sustainability, economic and social values, and idea, technology and / or innovation.

"The significance of the event (BSA 2017) goes beyond merely rewarding those good performances. Through careful deliberation of various entries of the awards, we have a better understanding of those issues that our practitioners are facing." Ir HON Chi-keung, JP, Permanent Secretary for Development (Works), Development Bureau, HKSAR Government said.

"BSA 2017 plays a vital role in showcasing the distinguished practices in Building Surveying by recognising practitioners' commitment and achievement. It is also a means to encourage members to actively observe the needs of surrounding buildings and tackle problems with appropriate strategies." said Sr Thomas HO Kwok-kwan, President of the HKIS. "BSA 2017 creates another high-profile arena for surveyors to demonstrate their expertise and techniques in various categories." Sr Daniel CHANG Wai-ip, Chairman of the HKIS BSD also agreed.

The competition opened from October 2016 to February 2017, accepting nominations submitted by client / client's representative or consultants with the involvement of building surveyors in 3 categories including New Development, A&A and Conversion, and Maintenance and Rehabilitation. Our jury panels, constituted of veterans from academics and renowned industry professionals, assessed the 19 finalist projects according to six criteria which include Expertise of Building Surveyors, Design, Project Management, Sustainability, Value Management and Innovative Idea and Approach. A Grand Award, Special Awards, and Winner and Merit Award(s) of each category have been granted in BSA 2017.

"The great success of the Awards not only reflects in the high quality of nominees, but also in the profile of our renowned Jury Panel - 12 professionals in the building industry ranging from the HKSAR Government, statutory bodies, professional organisations and universities," said Sr Robin LEUNG Chi-tim, Chairman of Organising Committee of BSA 2017 and Past Chairman of the HKIS BSD.

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About Building Surveyor Awards 2017

Building Surveyor Awards, firstly introduced in 2015, is organised by HKIS - BSD. It aims to promote the expertise of Building Surveyors to the public and give public recognition to preeminent building projects in terms of design, innovation, management, sustainability and achievement with substantial contribution by Building Surveyors. You can get further information about "Building Surveyor Awards 2017" via the following platforms:

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http://hkis.org.hk/bsa2017

Email:

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Jury Panel

New Development

- Sr LEUNG Koon-kee, JP (Chairman), Director of Architectural Services, Architectural Services Department

- Ir Allan CHAN Sau-kit, President of Hong Kong Construction Association

- Prof. John NG Cheuk-yee, Chairperson of BEAM Society Limited

- Sr Paul WONG Kwok-leung, Immediate Past Chairman of the HKIS Quantity Surveying Division

A&A and Conversion

- Sr Victor SO Hing-woh, JP (Chairman), Chairman of Urban Renewal Authority

- Ms. Ada FUNG Yin-suen, BBS, JP, Deputy Director (Development & Construction) of Housing Department

- Sr WONG Bay, Principal Lecturer of Department of Real Estate and Construction, the University of Hong Kong & Chairman of Hong Kong Green Building Council

- Sr CHIU Kam-kuen, Chairman of the HKIS General Practice Division

Maintenance and Rehabilitation

- Sr Dr. CHEUNG Tin-cheung, JP (Chairman), Director of Buildings of Buildings Department

- Sr Prof. Daniel HO Chi-wing, Associate Dean of Faculty of Design and Environment of Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong

- Sr Prof. Eddie HUI Chi-man, MH, Chairman of the HKIS Property and Facility Management Division

- Sr Daniel CHANG Wai-ip, Chairman of HKIS Building Surveying Division

Building Surveyor Awards 2017 Organising Committee

- Sr Robin LEUNG Chi-tim (Chairman)

- Sr Daniel CHANG Wai-ip

- Sr Kenneth YUN Ying-kit

- Sr Kenny TSE Chi-kin

- Sr Peter DY Wai-fung

- Sr Margaret CHAN Ka-man

HKIS Building Surveyor Awards 2017 Awardees List

Grand Award

-- Swire Properties Limited-DUNBAR PLACE

Special Awards

Sustainability Award:

Architectural Services Department, HKSAR Government-Renovation of 
1/F, Main Block, APB Centre, Architectural Services Department 

Idea & Approach Award:

Architectural Services Department, HKSAR Government-Renovation of                                        
1/F, Main Block, APB Centre, Architectural Services Department

Value Enhancement Award:

David S.K. Au & Associates Limited-Major Renovation Works at No. 37
Repulse Bay Road, Repulse Bay, Hong Kong


New Development

Winner

Client / Client's Representative

-- Swire Properties Limited-DUNBAR PLACE

Merit

Client / Client's Representative

-- Sun Hung Kai Properties Limited-Kowloon Commerce Centre

-- C K Lau & Associates Limited-Maxim's Centre

Consultant

-- Freevision Limited-Redevelopment Project at 101 Parkes Street

Finalist

Client / Client's Representative

-- Henderson Land Development Company Limited-18 On Lan



A&A Conversion

Winner

Client / Client's Representative

-- Architectural Services Department, HKSAR Government-
Renovation of 1/F, Main Block, APB Centre, Architectural
Services Department

Consultant

-- Raymond Chan Surveyors Limited-133 WAI YIP STREET

Merit

Client / Client's Representative

-- Architectural Services Department, HKSAR Government-

Black Box Theatre, Tai Po Civic Centre 

-- Architectural Services Department, HKSAR Government-

The Alteration Works at Tuen Mun Children and Juvenile Home

Consultant

-- Fruit Design & Build Limited-Popway Hotel

-- Ample Surveyor Services Limited-Renovation of the Hong Kong
PHAB Association Jockey Club PHAB Camp

Finalist

Consultant

-- Brighspect Limited-299 QRC

-- CBRE Limited-Kingsquare

-- Centaline Commercial-Noble Square



Maintenance and Rehabilitation

Winner

Client / Client's Representative

-- Property Services Branch, Architectural Services Department,
HKSAR Government-Planned Maintenance of Star Ferry Car
Park

Consultant

-- David S.K. Au & Associates Limited-Major Renovation Works at
No. 37 Repulse Bay Road, Repulse Bay, Hong Kong

Merit

Client / Client's Representative

-- Architectural Services Department, HKSAR Government-Refurbishment of Causeway Bay Community Centre's External Facade 

Consultant

-- Freevision Limited - Repair & Rehabilitation Works at 105 Parkes Street

Finalist

Client / Client's Representative

-- Architectural Services Department, HKSAR Government-

Tin Shui Wai Sports Centre