Session 33
Tuesday, 9 November 2004
11:00 AM-12:30 PM
Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre - Room 301B
Sustainable Construction Panel Discussion
Peter Rawlings will present an overview of sustainability in relation to the construction industry in general. He will also discuss the process that Gammon Skanska, a leading Hong Kong construction company, have undertaken to better understand their impact in the areas of economic growth, environmental protection, society and health & safety. Kylie Uebergang from Civic Exchange will then discuss the case study of Chater House which illustrates different aspects of sustainable construction in action, including a summary of the innovative processes employed in the project. Jim, Paul and Eric will all contribute to an extended Q&A session providing their valuable insights in relation to the development of Chater House including the sustainability considerations, the impact Chater House has had on the construction industry in Hong Kong and progress since Chater House. Jim is from Hongkong Land, the owner and developer of Chater House, and Paul and Eric are engineering consultants who were involved in the project.
Chair:Christine Loh, Civic Exchange
Panelists:James Robinson, Hongkong Land Limited
Eric Lau, WSP Hong Kong Ltd
Paul Tsang, Ove Arup & Partners Hong Kong Ltd
Speaker:Peter Rawlings, n/a
11:00 AM Sustainable Construction - Innovations in Action, February 2004
Kylie Uebergang, Veronica Galbraith and Alison Tam, Civic Exchange, Hong Kong

Technical Program

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