This is the headquarters of Hong Kong Green Building Council and was designed as a demonstration green office to promote green working environments. It achieved the Platinum Grade of Commercial Interiors Pilot Scheme issued by Hong Kong BEAM Society in 2008.
A symbolic "Green" -G" shape sustainable resource entrance zone and a round vertical plant column bring green awareness. All renovated materials were used with a sustainable concern, including reused brick wall and recycled plastic bottles partition. 90 per cent of the workstations are located along and perpendicular to the windows to have day light without glare.
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