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Case Study | Hongkong Land Head office

The Hongkong Land Head office (4/F–9/F) is located in One Exchange Square. Previously, AEC was appointed to achieve BEAM Plus Existing Building (Final Platinum) for the whole building in 2019; and BEAM Plus Building Interior V1.0 (Platinum) in 2020 for interior works of the Hongkong Land Head Office.

To promote a well working environment for the employees in the Hongkong Land Head Office, AEC was appointed as the project WELL consultant. We provided professional advice and guidance on health and well-being features to the facility management team and identified opportunities for enhancing health and well-being performance. As a result, the Project was certified with a Platinum rating under the WELL certification in 2022.

The outstanding health and well-being features of the Project are summarized in the table below:

Air, Thermal Comfort, and Light

  • Real-time monitoring and display Indoor Air Quality (e.g., PM2.5, PM10, VOCs, etc.) on mobile App

  • Allows personalized thermal and lighting environment to the immediate workplace

  • Provides circadian lighting design in office space


  • Implements Legionella Management Plan

  • Conducts drinking water quality monitoring quarterly

Nourishment, Mind, and Community

  • Develop a health-oriented mission for healthy lifestyles and workplace

  • Promote healthy diet and water consumption habits to staff

  • Provide healthy foods (e.g., fruits and vegetables) and healthy beverages (i.e. low-sugar content, no artificial ingredients) to staff

  • Provide quality views from workstations (e.g., natural blue space/views of indoor plants)

  • Provide restorative indoor spaces with biophilic features in the social hub for relaxation

  • Conduct occupancy surveys to gather feedback from staff

  • Offer mental health training and education to staff


  • Provide ergonomic furniture to staff (e.g., adjustable monitors, adjustable workstations, etc.)

  • Encourages an active lifestyle among staff by offering regular physical activities and subsidizing health program


  • Provide designated acoustic zoning (e.g., loud zone, quiet zone, etc.) to cater to different needs


  • Adopt low-hazard cleaning products, color Coding System for proper storage and usage of cleaning products

  • Develop protocols for disinfection, including identification and maintenance of high-touch surfaces

  • Provide waste collection facilities for electronics, rechargeable batteries, fluorescent lighting, etc.

The Project achieved a WELL Platinum rating under WELL v.2 Pilot Certification.


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