Quality Building Award 2020 – MVA participation in the project Hong Kong Children’s Hospital
16 July 2021

Quality Building Award 2020 – MVA participation in the project Hong Kong Children’s Hospital

The results of Quality Building Award (QBA) 2020 were announced and presented on 2nd June, 2021.

Hong Kong Children’s Hospital (HKCH) has been awarded as the winner of the Quality Excellence Award and the Grand Award of Hong Kong Non-Residential (New Building – Government, Institution of Community) Category, scooped the highest accolade alongside five other outstanding projects.

HKCH’s construction commenced in 2013 and started operating in 2018. It is the largest design and construction project to date from the Architectural Service Department (ASD), Hong Kong Government. HKCH is the first hospital in Hong Kong specialised in child-centric tertiary care to children with serious and life-threatening illness.

The design concept of the HKCH is to provide a home-like, child-friendly and comfortable environment to cater for the needs of the patients and their families. It comprises of two 11-storey towers with a total of 468 beds for in-patient and day-patient services. The 2-storey basement was constructed for carpark, 2 link bridges were built connecting the towers, in which one of the bridges, spanning about 63.1m at 9/F, is the Hong Kong’s longest link bridges, over 46m height above ground level.

SYSTRA MVA as the Traffic Consultant

SYSTRA MVA provided professional traffic engineering and transport planning consultancy services for the design and construction for HKCH, undertaking detailed internal transport analysis to support the General Building Plans submissions based on the scheme design submitted and prepared detailed traffic impact assessment (TIA) report in accordance with the architectural requirements. MVA also prepared traffic engineering inputs for Hoarding Plan Submission, carried out the temporary traffic management scheme (TTMS) submission for external utilities connections and provided traffic forecast for environmental impact assessment (EIA).

Key Solutions:

  • Traffic Impact Assessment (TIA)
  • Traffic Forecast
  • Traffic Engineering inputs to Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA)
  • General Building Plan (GBP) and Hoarding Plan submissions
  • Construction Traffic Impact and Temporary Traffic Management (TTM) measures
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