Quality Building Award 2022 announces new award category to recognize temporary buildings or structures

Adapt to transformations and the latest building trends

HONG KONG SAR – Media OutReach – April 19, 2022 – The Quality Building Award (QBA) is a biennial industry award given to industry players who demonstrate excellent teamwork abilities and maintain the highest standards of professionalism in the design and construction of quality buildings. In keeping with the QBA’s goal of promoting the building industry’s collective commitment to maintaining the highest standards of competitiveness, the QBA is honored to announce a new award category under the name “Temporary Building”.

Adapt to industry transformations
The past two years have brought unprecedented changes to the way we work, travel and interact with each other. Today more than ever, fluidity is needed to adapt to the transformation of the global economy. In particular, architecture and construction are largely impacted by this type of change. Thus, the AQB wishes to reward temporary buildings, which offer the fluidity that allows them to embrace societal changes and adapt to the demands of our constantly changing world. Additionally, the award will recognize the outstanding achievements of industry professionals and organizations who, through teamwork, dedication and expertise, set a benchmark for others in the industry.

Buildings constructed for short-term use
The temporary buildings are intended for a use limited in time taking into account their destination or the status of the land. They can be constructed using short-lived materials that can also be reused after deconstruction, and these temporary buildings can include, but are not limited to, those designed for public entertainment, temporary occupancy, or performance. emblematic during a specific event.

Overcome constraints to set a benchmark in the industry
The process of constructing temporary buildings comes with its own set of challenges, such as limited time, limited space, using materials to avoid waste generation, and having the right skills and capacity for innovation when of the implementation. So, a lot of planning, cooperation and teamwork is required to overcome these challenges. The QBA aims to establish examples of individuals and organizations demonstrating the most effective planning and implementation processes when constructing these buildings.

Appointment requirements

Category Appointment requirement
temporary building – The designated building is designed and constructed for temporary purposes and/or constructed with short-lived materials.

– The proposed new building serves one or more functional uses, such as residential, commercial, institutional, and for exhibition and recreation purposes.

*Nominated project teams must submit a photo and video documenting their project, to be evaluated remotely by the jury.

For more information on application procedures or general information on the awards, please visit the website at https://www.qba.com.hk/en/index.html

About the Quality Building Award

Since co-founding in 2002 by nine leading Hong Kong institutions and professional organizations, the Quality Building Award (QBA) has been established as a biennial award that recognizes buildings of exceptional quality and those that demonstrate hard work. exceptional team.

QBA 2022 organizers

QBA 2022 is co-hosted by nine professional institutions in Hong Kong. They are:

  • The Institute of Construction Managers of Hong Kong (organization of the QBA Presidency 2022)
  • The Hong Kong Construction Association
  • The Hong Kong Institute of Architects
  • The Institution of Engineers of Hong Kong
  • The Hong Kong Housing Institute
  • The Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors
  • The Hong Kong Quality Assurance Agency
  • The Hong Kong Chapter of the International Facility Management Association
  • The Hong Kong Property Developers Association

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