Finalists Announced for Quality Building Award 2018

HONG KONG, CHINA – Media OutReach1 February 2018 – QBA 2018 (Quality Building Award) announces 22 finalists across a range of categories recognising Hong Kong‘s high-quality buildings. The finalists will present their projects to the QBA jury panel on 16-17 March 2018 at Chiang Chen Studio Theatre, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Winners will be announced at the QBA 2018 Award Presentation Ceremony on 15 June 2018.


The jury and assessors from 9 professional institutions visited the nominated projects last month and shortlisted finalists in 6 categories after receiving 29 nominations. Nominated projects demonstrate all the elements that are required to meet the QBA’s highest quality building standards, including vision and teamwork, design and innovation, construction, project cost and budget, environmental considerations, and post-occupancy considerations.


“The standard of living and expectations from end-users have changed over time,” Sr LAI Yuk Fai, Stephen, Chairman of the QBA 2018 Organising Committee, said. “The design and structure of each shortlisted nominated project exhibits a uniqueness with the incorporation of human-driven elements as well as addressing and fulfilling what a community needs.  We are delighted to have received so many submissions of high quality this year.”


The jury panel was inspired by the uniqueness of each project,” Dr Cheung Tin Cheung, JP, Chairman of the QBA 2018 Jury Panel, said. The shortlisted projects combined innovation, sustainability, and displayed a dedication to teamwork that results in excellent buildings.”


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Finalists of the Quality Building Award 2018 (In project code order)

Award Categories


Hong Kong Residential (Single Building)



Hong Kong Residential (Multiple Buildings)

The Tanner Hill

The Pavilia Hill

Hung Fuk Estate, Public Rental Housing Development at Hung Shui Kiu Area 13

The Avenue

Mount Pavilia

Hong Kong Non-Residential (New Building – Government, Institution or Community)

Redevelopment of Tai Lam Centre of Women

Repr­­ovisioning of Yau Ma Tei Police Station

Tsing Yi Southwest Leisure Building

Caritas Institute of Higher Education

Queen Elizabeth Hospital Ambulatory Care Centre Extension

Kai Tak Primary Schools (S.K.H. Holy Cross Primary School & P.L.K. Stanley HO Sau Nan Primary School)

Fire and Ambulance Services Academy

Hong Kong Non-Residential (New Building — Non- Government, Institution or Community)

18 King Wah Road

H Queen’s

Hong Kong Building (Renovation / Revitalization)

Wah Ha Estate

Redevelopment of St. Paul’s Co-educational College (Phase 2)


Blue House Cluster

Buildin­­­­­g Outside Hong Kong

Fu Rong No. 45 Middle School, Hefei, China

Shanghai Landmark Center


About Quality Building Award

The Quality Building Award was co-founded in 2001 by nine building and construction-related institutes and associations in Hong Kong. The award, held biennially, gives public recognition to buildings of outstanding quality that demonstrate outstanding teamwork and excellence across a range of categories.

Organizers of QBA 2018

QBA 2018 is co-organized by nine professional institutions in Hong Kong. They are:

  • The Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors (Chair for QBA 2018)
  • The Hong Kong Institute of Architects
  • The Hong Kong Construction Association
  • The Hong Kong Institute of Construction Managers
  • The Hong Kong Institution of Engineers
    –Building Division
    –Building Services Division
    –Structural Division
  • The Hong Kong Institute of Housing
  • The Hong Kong Quality Assurance Agency
  • The Hong Kong Chapter of International Facility Management Association
  • The Real Estate Developers Association of Hong Kong
Media Enquiries: 
QBA 2018 Secretariat Office

Ms Peggy Mak   / Ms Penn Leung
Tel:         +852 3159 2982  / +852 3159 2986
Mobile: +852 9482 3144  /  +852 6077 7342