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Case Study | Baker Circle One

BAKER CIRCLE, located in one of the most convenient areas in the Kowloon Peninsula, Hung Hom, is a rare urban revitalization project of a significant scale. Comprising seven parcels and nine towers, BAKER CIRCLE is an example of a mega development underway, envisioning to transform one of the most humble, authentic neighborhoods in Hong Kong. BAKER CIRCLE ONE, being the first phase of this massive rejuvenation project, consists of three parcels and towers.

BAKER CIRCLE is intended to be an “URBAN OASIS” integrated with plentiful green outdoor spaces and promoted health and well-being be introduced to this project. This development is poised to redefine Hung Hom’s dated urban character whilst placing health and quality of life criteria at the forefront of its conception.

In this case, AEC, being the green building consultant of the BAKER CIRCLE, provides professional consultancy services on various green & healthy building certifications, including:

  • China Green Building Label (Hong Kong) 2019 version;

  • LEED v4.0 Core & Shell; and

  • WELL v2.0 Certification

Furthermore, we collaborated with the project team to attain various “first-time achievements.”:

  • Being the pioneer in Hong Kong to apply isolation floor systems in residential developments to reduce impact noise across the flats;

  • Support government department, i.e. EPD, to develop relevant Practice Notes and arrange site visits with Housing Department and Housing Society to explore the application of isolation floor systems in other housing types;

  • Being the first project to obtain pre-certification under the Hong Kong Green Building Assessment (2019 version); and

  • 1st residential development in Hong Kong to receive recognition from the Asia-Pacific Intelligent Green Building Alliance (APIGBA).

Green Features:

  • Smart Access Automatic Entrance Door w/ Door Closer

  • Infra-red Lift Button Control

  • NCCO Ceiling Air Purifier

  • Smart Access Mail Box using Octopus/ Smartphone

  • Isolation Floor System to Reduce Impact Noise

  • Wardrobe w/ Mini NCCO Purifier

  • Photocatalyst Latex Paint

  • Reserve Space and Power Point for Water Purifier

  • NCCO Ceiling Mount Air Purifier

  • Photocatalytic Anti-bacterial Tiles

  • UV Smartphone Sterilizer

  • Smart Access Digital Lock


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