About the Award

Organising Committee

Nomination Details

Jury Panel

Key Dates

Award Booklet

Award Presentation


Latest News

Announcement of
Award Winners

Gold Sponsors

Silver Sponsors

Supporting Organisations

Announcement of Award Winners

To Be Advised

The Launching Ceremony of the Excellent Building Award 2023
Date: 27 May 2022


A Launching Ceremony webinar of the Excellent Building Award 2023 was successfully held on 27 May 2022.

We are very honourable to have distinguished guests from Supporting Organizations, Jury Panel Members, VIP guests and Organizing committees to officiate the Kick-Off Ceremony with us. Our honourable guests’ support messages is available at the following link:

Supporting Messages Video



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Award Presentation Ceremony

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Award Booklet

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Key Dates


August 2022 Open for Nomination 
December 2022 Deadline for Nomination and Documents Submission
March 2023 Short-listed Finalists Announcement
May 2023 Finalists Presentation and Assessment

*Award Presentation Ceremony to be held after Assessment Result

Jury Panel

Chairman of Jury Panel

Ir Raymond SL TAM
Award Chairman,
The Excellent Building Award 2023

Members of Jury Panel

Mr Edward TSE, JP
Architectural Services Department

Mr Pang Yiu Hung, JP
Electrical & Mechanical Services Department

Past President,

Prof Richard YUEN
City University of Hong Kong

Prof Asif USMANI
Head of Unit and Chair Professor of Building Sciences and Fire Safety Engineering,
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Prof Zhigang LI
Associate Head and Professor, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering,
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Ir Dr Anthony LO
Past Chairman,
The HKIE Building Services Division

Ir Brian CHENG
Past Chairman,
The HKIE Building Services Division

Nomination Details


  • Nominated projects must be within the territorial boundary of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and must possess an Occupation Permit or Completion Certificate (if government projects) issued on or between January 2019 and July 2022.
  • Each eligible building project can only be nominated by one applicant.


A.  New Building

  1. Residential Building
  2. Commercial Building
  3. Industrial and Institutional Buildings (Clinical, School, Government)
  • Nominated new buildings must be a new development, which the "occupation permit" (or the "OP") issued by the Building Authority or other relevant authorities within January 2019 to July 2022

B. Existing Building (Alternation & Amendment / Renovation)

  1. Residential Building
  2. Commercial Building
  3. Industrial and Institutional Buildings (Clinical, School, Government)
  • Any nominated existing building must have undergone and completed a renovation, restoration, revitalization or similar process to its physical structure and/or communal facilities.


The finalists will be awarded with the following award types:

  • Year of the Excellent Building Award

Only one “Year of the Excellent Building Award” will be presented to a project with an outstanding OVERALL quality that is judged to be the BEST among all the Grand Award Winners.

  • Grand Award

There will be Grand Award Winner(s) for each category and is the highest recognition to projects at the category level.

  • Finalist

There will be recognition of finalist(s) for each nomination that has passed the first screening, and that has been presented at the Finalist Presentation to Jury Panel.

  • Special Awards
    • Innovation Project Award
    • Excellent Building Leadership
      • Developer / Owner
      • Building Services Engineer
      • Contractor
      • Facilities Management
      • Architect
      • Structural Engineer
    • Anti-epidemic (Covid-19) Achievement Award
    • BIM Achievement Award
    • Carbon Neutrality Achievement Award
    • Adopting Multi-trade Integrated MEP (MiMEP) Award
    • Retro-Commissioning Award
    • Artificial Intelligence (AI) Application Award

** Organizing Committee reserves the right not to bestow an award if the Jury Panel deems that no nomination is worth receiving that particular award. The decision of the Jury Panel shall be final.

** Finalist qualification will be usurped if the project team is unable to present at the Finalist Presentation to Jury Panel.


Nomination Fee of HK$6,000 is required for all entries. (Nomination fee will be refunded to nomination that is not eligible for entry).


Promotion fee will be collected on top of the nomination fee for media promotion and trophy production for the below award winners.

• Year of the Excellent Building Award HK$30,000
• Grand Award HK$20,000
• Finalist HK$10,000


  1. Payment cheque for nomination fee HK$6,000 made payable to “The Hong Kong Institution of Engineers – BS Division”; and
  2. Duly filled and signed Nomination Form(**Please submit the soft copy by email first. And a hard copy of signed nomination form (Page 7-10) needed to be sent by mail to our secretariat office. Address as below: Ming Focus Limited, Room 1411, 14/F, CC Wu Building, Wanchai, HK.)
  3. Digital Copy of Occupation Permit: Copy of Occupation Permit, copy of Completion Certificate or copy of acknowledgement of practical completion, as appropriate;
  4. Digital copies of competition materials including text and supporting materials, in English.(**For security purpose, an exclusive link will be provided for uploading all digital materials once nomination form has received)

Guidelines on competition materials are:

  • Name and full postal address of the nominated project;
  • Names of the applicants, building services and structural engineering firm, client/developer, architect, lead contractor and facilities manager;
  • A minimum of 6 project photos;
  • Synopsis in not more than 10,000 words composing:
    • (i) an executive summary outlines the function and merits of the project;
    • (ii) an introduction provides the design concept and approach; and
    • (iii) a brief on unusual features, e.g. innovation and creativity, sustainability, functionality and buildability etc.

**Please mark which paragraph/section on your synopsis has covered our focus categories**

Terms and Conditions:

  1. Organizing Committee of The Excellent Building Award 2023 reserves the ultimate right to make final decision on the eligibility of all entries.
  2. Organizing Committee accepts no liability for any inaccurate information contained within the submitted entry as it is the responsibility of the applicant to provide accurate information.
  3. If an award is given and found to be due to any false or misleading information from the applicant, organizing Committee reserves the right to withdraw the award given.
  4. Decision of the Jury Panel is final. No discussion or correspondence will be entertained.
  5. Project teams of all short-listed entries are required to submit a presentation PowerPoint and conduct a presentation to the Jury Panel.
  6. Organizing Committee reserves the right to use entry material submitted to publish in the promotion media, unless requested by the entrant not to.



Please submit your filled and signed nomination form by email to hkiebsd-eba@mingfocus.com on or before 5:00pm on 15 December 2022 (Thursday).

Please download nomination form from below link:

Nomination Form

Organising Committee

The organizing committee (OC) for the award programme is established from Chairman and committee members of the Building Services Division of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers.

The organizing committee (OC) is composed of:

Award Chairman
Ir Raymond TAM

OC Chairman
Ir Dr Charles CHENG

Ir Chris LO
Ir Calvin LEUNG
Ir Derek CHAN
Ir Chris NG
Ir Prof Linda XIAO
Ir Jimmy LI
Ir Kelvin WONG
Mr Steven POON
Ms Mandy WONG
Ms Carmen YU
Ms Keiko KWAN
Mr Joseph KWAN

Carbon Neutrality Achievement Award Advisor
Mr Barry CHU Kei-ming

About the Award

The Excellent Building Award 2023 is organized by Hong Kong Institution of Engineers, Building Services Division. The Hong Kong Institution of Engineers is commissioned by Hong Kong Government to qualify the professional Engineers for Hong Kong by the Law of Hong Kong Chapter 1105. Via Washington Accord, the Institution has been well recognized as a professional engineer institution of the major countries and cites over the world. This is the first Excellent Building Award organized by the Building Services Division of the Institution. It aims to encourage and reward the excellent building projects which adopted advance or best effective building services to achieve this excellence.