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QBA 2024 Announces 35 Finalists Competing for Hong Kong's Highest Honour in the Building Industry

HONG KONG - Media OutReach Newswire - 18 May 2024– Quality Building Award (QBA) 2024 has announced its shortlist of finalists, with 35 projects successfully advancing to the final round. Following presentations to the jury panel scheduled next month, the finalists will compete for the ultimate recognition. Held biennially, Quality Building Award is regarded as a landmark event in Hong Kong's building and construction industry, aiming to recognize outstanding building projects that exemplify exceptional teamwork. The theme for QBA 2024 is "Empowering Innovation|Sustaining Green|Generating Wellness," encouraging the industry and professionals to embrace innovative and sustainable strategies.
This year, QBA is proud to introduce a new award category, "Building in GBA (not including Hong Kong)," which is dedicated to showcasing projects within the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, excluding Hong Kong, and fostering collaboration between Hong Kong and other cities within the Greater Bay Area. This category aims to promote knowledge sharing, exchange industry practices, and contribute to the shared prosperity of the Greater Bay Area. "We are extremely proud to announce that we have received 55 entries for the QBA 2024, surpassing the previous record," said Mr Daniel Shum, Chairman of QBA 2024 Organizing Committee, "We are delighted to witness the industry's response to the theme of QBA, which reflects a growing emphasis on green and sustainable development. Architects and building professionals are actively exploring innovative ways to reduce energy consumption and carbon footprints in response to our environmental and social responsibilities." Ir Barry Sin Wing Ning, Chairman of QBA 2024 Jury sub-committee, stated, "QBA has always been committed to recognizing and promoting projects that contribute to the development of our industry. The introduction of the new category, 'Building in GBA (not including Hong Kong),' signifies further development and innovation for QBA 2024. We look forward to seeing outstanding projects under this new category, as they will make positive contributions to urban development of the construction industry, adding new chapters to the award." Please stay tuned for the QBA 2024 award ceremony on 27September, where we will celebrate together the glorious moments of top-notch architectural projects and the limitless possibilities for the future! For more information about the QBA 2024, please visit Facebook: QBAHK or Linkedin: QBAHK or Weibo: 优质建筑大奖 or WeChat: 优质建筑大奖 or Official Website: qba.com.hk. Finalists of the Quality Building Award 2024 (In alphabetical order)
Hong Kong Residential (Single Building)
1 Blissful Place
3 Mei Yun Tang
Hong Kong Residential (Multiple Buildings)
1 Grand Victoria
2 Monaco
3 One Innovale
4 Public Housing Developments at Queen's Hill, Fanling
5 St. George's Mansions and CLP Pulse
Hong Kong Non-Residential (New Building - Government, Institution of Community)
1 Chung Chi Student Development Complex
2 Hoi Tat Connectivity Hub
3 Hong Kong Palace Museum
4 Inland Revenue Centre
5 Kwu Tung North Multi-welfare Services Complex
Hong Kong Non-Residential (New Building – Non-Government, Institution of Community)
2 The Henderson
3 Two Taikoo Place
4 11 SKIES Phase 1
Hong Kong Building (Renovation / Revitalization)
1 Metro South
2 Nina Park (and Wood Fossil Experience Centre) - Revitalization of an old podium roof garden
3 Pound Lane Public Toilet and Bathhouse
4 The Staunton Street / Shing Wong Street Revitalization Project (H19)
Temporary Building
1 Ho Yuet Home
2 Tenacity Residence
3 Transitional Housing Project at Hung Shui Kiu, Yuen Long, New Territories
4 Tung Chung Community Liaison Centre
5 United Court
Building Outside Hong Kong
1 City University of Hong Kong (Dongguan) Project (Phase I)
2 Ningbo World Centre Phase 2
3 Shenzhen Qianhai CTF Finance Tower
Building in GBA (Not include Hong Kong)
1 De-Rucci Bedding Supplies Production and Supporting Project
3 Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport Expansion Project Third Runway Placement Area Phase II (East Area)
4 Hengqin Port and Integrated Transportation Hub Project
5 No.1~4 Commercial Residential Building, No.5 Kindergarten and Basement, Tianyue Home
About Quality Building Award The Quality Building Award (QBA) is a biennial award that recognizes buildings of outstanding quality and those that demonstrate outstanding teamwork. The provision of quality buildings is an essential ingredient of a prosperous and modern society, and the Quality Building Award aims to promote a collective commitment by the building industry to maintain the highest standards of professionalism and competitiveness. The theme of QBA 2024 is "Empowering Innovation | Sustaining Green | Generating Wellness," which aims to encourage the industry to work on innovative and eco-friendly solutions for the benefit of society while committing to work holistically to serve every community to the best of its ability. As always, QBA 2024 will continue to promote eminent contribution to the community and push for the continuous advancement of Hong Kong and beyond. Organizers QBA 2024 is jointly organized by nine leading professional organizations: The Hong Kong Construction Association (QBA 2024 Chairing Organization) The Hong Kong Institute of Architects The Hong Kong Institute of Construction Managers The Hong Kong Institution of Engineers The Hong Kong Institute of Housing The Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors The Hong Kong Quality Assurance Agency The Hong Kong Chapter of International Facility Management Association The Real Estate Developers Association of Hong Kong Hashtag: #QualityBuildingAward

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