The Hong Kong Green Building Week 2022 (HKGBW 2022), the annual public campaign co-organised by the Construction Industry Council (CIC) and the Hong Kong Green Building Council (HKGBC) celebrates its 10th anniversary this year. The campaign, themed “10 out of 10 for Green Building. Carbon Neutrality by 2050!”, had been held from 24 September to 30 September. To echo this year’s theme, HKGBW 2022 highlighted 10 crucial green building elements, and offered a diverse line-up of activities in which the public could participate and celebrate the 10-year milestone of HKGBW.
Overall Programme Highlights of Hong Kong Green Building Week 2022
Promotional Video of Hong Kong Green Building Week 2022
Ten Green Building Elements
To further enhance public understanding of carbon reduction by green buildings, HKGBW 2022 highlighted 10 crucial green building elements, including Smart Energy Design, Renewable Energy, Water Conservation, Biophilic Design, Ventilation Design, Microclimate Design, Utilising Eco-friendly Materials, Waste Reduction and Recycling, Green Finance and Reducing Construction Pollution, and offered a diverse line-up of public activities.
The Hong Kong Green Building Week (HKGBW) 2022 Kick-off Ceremony was successfully held on 24 September at CIC-Zero Carbon Park. Mr TSE Chin-wan, BBS, JP, Secretary for Environment and Ecology, Ir Thomas HO On-shing, JP, Chairman of the CIC, and Mr CHEUNG Hau-wai, SBS, Chairman of the HKGBC attended as the Officiating Guests. Around 100 guests from government representatives, industry professionals and experts participated in the event. Themed “10 out of 10 for Green Building. Carbon Neutrality by 2050!”, the Officiating Guests kicked off the HKGBW 2022 by putting giant green building blocks one by one, symbolising the three parties would work together to build up a carbon-neutral green building city.
At the ceremony, the Officiating Guests also presented the prizes to the winners of “10 out of 10 for Green Building KOL Video Competition” and recognised the gorgeous winning entries. Besides, the Kick-off Ceremony marked the official launch of “Greenbuildingverse”, a two-week online interactive game encourages the participants to finish online and onsite missions, and strive to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050 together.
To celebrate the 10th anniversary of HKGBW, “10 out of 10 for Green Building KOL Video Competition” was launched as an opening programme of the HKGBW 2022. The public was encouraged to act as green building KOLs, developing a video from a theme related to “10” and “Green Building” to capture the beauty of one green building from the ten designated local green buildings and introduce their sustainable features. Throughout the competition, the public could learn the benefits of green buildings and the importance of carbon reduction.
For more information on the ten designated green buildings, ten green building elements and the must-read tips of the video competition, please refer to “Ten Designated Green Buildings Guide Book” for more production aspirations, or rewatch the Video Production Workshop and Demonstration Video. The competition results have been announced on our social media platforms and competition website.
Biz-Green Dress Day 2022 Highlights
The public was invited to register as a Green Building Team Member and explore our Greenbuildingverse from 24 September to 7 October. Through this online interactive game, the participants could follow our Celebrity Ambassadors Singer-songwriter Ms Panther CHAN (Panther) and famous YouTuber Mr Boris WONG (Boris), to visit local green buildings and finish missions to collect “Green Building Badges”. Fabulous prizes for the Team included Dyson Tower Fan, Nintendo Switch OLED Model, AirPods (3rd generation), and one-night staycation package at The Emperor Hotel, etc. The results have been announced on our social media platforms soon. Thank you for your participation and support!
Promotional Video of Greenbuildingverse
Supporting Organisations of the Hong Kong Green Building Week 2022:
(Arranged in alphabetical order by the name of the Institution)
Please stay tuned to our website for all the current and upcoming programmes!
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