About Green Building Award
The biennale Green Building Award is jointly organised by the Hong Kong Green Building Council (HKGBC) and the Professional Green Building Council (PGBC). Inaugurated by PGBC in 2006, the Award aims to provide recognition to building-related projects with outstanding performance and contributions in sustainability and the built environment and also to transform the mainstream market towards wider adoption of sustainable planning, design, construction, management, operation, maintenance, renovation and decommissioning of buildings.
Since 2010, the scope of GBA has been expanded to cover projects in the Asia Pacific region including Hong Kong, Mainland China, Taiwan, and other Asia Pacific countries involving Australia, India, Indonesia, Japan and Singapore. Nominations received for GBA 2012 covered a wide range of projects and all conveyed strong sustainability initiatives.