About Us | More

China Green Building (Hong Kong) Council, abbreviated as CGBC (HK), which is the Hong Kong local branch of China Green Building and Energy Conservation Professional Committee. It was established on May 15, 2010.

China Green Building Council (Hong Kong) Green Building Center

The 8th International Conference of Tropical and Subtropical Green Building Council Alliance &

9th Cross-Strait Green Building Technology Development Forum

 16th – 18th November 2018 · Hong Kong Science Park, Hong Kong


Conference Theme

Conference Theme 

The theme of conference is “Green Building and Green Community for Sustainable and Resilient Human Habitats in Tropical and Sub-tropical Regions”. This international conference will deploy facilities for simultaneous interpretation, we welcome papers that speak for diversity of innovative, reflective and critical perspectives that explore the common issues and developments of green building faced by tropical and subtropical regions, not limited to housing, existing buildings, low carbon development, sustainable construction, application of ICT to building design, construction and management, eco-cities, smart cities and intelligent buildings, green school, etc.



Conference Chairman:

Prof. TSOU Jin Yeu
Chairman, China Green Building (Hong Kong) Council
Director, Center for Housing Innovations, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Professor, School of Architecture, The Chinese University of Hong Kong


China Green Building Council


China Green Building (Hong Kong)

Council Center for Housing Innovations, The Chinese University of Hong Kong


School of Architecture, CUHK
Center for Housing Innovations (Taipei)
Council for Green Building Evaluation Research in Taiwan
Smart City Consortium (SCC)
Asian Institute of Intelligent Buildings
Shenzhen Green Building Association
China Green Building and Energy Saving (Macau) Association

Supporting Organizers:

(There are more than 60 supporting organizers from Hong Kong, mainland China and Taiwan that support our event, including all of the Green Building Council in the Greater Bay Area, top enterprises in the green building related fields and representative organizations.)

China Academy of Urban Planning and Design
Architectural Society of China
Shanghai Research Institute of Building Sciences Group
Guangdong Provincial Academy of Building Research Group Co., Ltd
Shenzhen Institute of Building Research Co., Ltd.
State Key Laboratory of Subtropical Building Science
Heilongjiang Green Building Council
Green Building Committee of Shandong Association for Building Science & Technology
Dalian Green Building Council
Chongqing Green Building Council
Hunan Province Construction Science and Technology and Building Energy Conservation Association
Hunan Province Construction Science and Technology and Building Energy Conservation Association Green Building Professional Committee
Fujian Straits Green Building Development Center
Guangxi Construction Science & Technology And Energy Efficiency in Building Association
Guangdong Building Energy Conservation Association
Guangdong Architecture Civil Engineering
Guangzhou Association of Energy Efficiency and Technology in Buildings
Green Building Council of Guangdong Building Energy Conservation Association
Foshan Building Energy Conservation Association
Dongguan Green Building Association
Zhuhai Green Building Association
Nanjing Tech University
South China University of Technology
Building Environment and Energy Laboratory, South China University of Technology
Hong Kong Housing Authority
Beijing – Hong Kong Academic Exchange Centre
Greater China Wisdom
American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) Hong Kong Chapter
The Hong Kong Institute of Architects
Hong Kong Green Building Council
World Association of Chinese Architects
China Real Estate Chamber of Commerce Hong Kong and International Chapter Limited
Building Services Division, The Hong Kong Institution of Engineers
Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering, City University of Hong Kong
Department of Building and Real Estate, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
CECEP (Hong Kong) Investment Co., Ltd.
Allied Sustainability and Environmental Consultants Group Limited
DLN Architects Limited
Henderson Land Development Company limited
INTEGER Intelligent & Green Ltd.
Leigh & Orange Limited
SRT Design Group
Summit Technology (Hong Kong) Limited
The Oval Partnership Ltd.
Yau Lee Holdings Limited
Indoor Air Quality Association Singapore Chapter
Singapore Green Building Council
Architectural Institute of Taiwan
Taiwan Green Collar Association
Taipei Air-conditioning & Refrigeration Professional Engineer Association
Taiwan Building Commissioning Association
National Taiwan University
National Cheng Kung University
Tamkang University
Department of Architecture, National Taipei University of Technology
Chinese Culture University
China University of Technology
School of Architecture, Feng Chia University
Department of Architecture, National Kaohsiung University
Shu-Te University

Keynote Speakers

Keynote Speakers

·   Mr. WONG Kam Sing
Secretary for the Environment, HKSARG

·   Mr. ZHONG Jishou
Secretary-general, Architectural Society of China;
Director, China National Engineering Research Center for Human Settlements;
Deputy Chief Engineer, China Architecture Design & Research Group;
Secretary-general, China Industry Technology Innovation Strategic Alliance for Housing

·   Ms. FUNG Yin Suen, Ada
Director, World Green Building Council;
Chairperson, Committee on Building Information Modelling, Construction Industry Council;
Director, Hong Kong Green Building Council;
Former President, The Hong Kong Institute of Architects;
Former Chairperson, Committee on Construction Safety, Construction Industry Council

·   Prof. Ian F.C. SMITH
Professor of Applied Computing and Mechanics Laboratory and School of Architecture, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland;
Member of Board of Directors, International Society on Computing in Civil and Building Engineering (ISCCBE);
Council Member, International Society for Structural Health Monitoring of Intelligent Infrastructure (ISHMII);
Founder and Former Chair, European Group for Intelligent Computing in Engineering;
Fellow, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)

·   Prof. HO Ming Chin
Professor, Department of Architecture, China University of Technology;
Former Director General, Architecture and Building Research Institute, Ministry of the Interior, Taiwan;
Advisory Member, Council for Green Building Evaluation Research in Taiwan;
Fellow, Taiwan Architectural Institute

·   Ms. YEUNG Kwong Yim, Connie
Deputy Director of Housing (Development & Construction), Hong Kong Housing Authority;
Member of Board of Local Affairs, The Hong Kong Institute of Architects;
Authorized Persons (List of Architects), Hong Kong Building Department;
Registered Architect, Hong Kong Architects Registration Board

·   Prof. HENG Chye Kiang
Board Member, Singapore Urban Renewal Authority, Housing & Development Board, Centre for Liveable Cities, Building & Construction Authority;
Lum Chang Chair Professor and Former Dean, School of Design & Environment, National University of Singapore;
Founder, Centre for Sustainable Asian Cities, School of Design & Environment, National University of Singapore

·   Prof. YE Qing
Deputy Director, China Green Building Council;
Chairman, Green Building Association of Cities Specially Designated in the State Plan and Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan;
Chairman, Shenzhen Institute of Green Building Research Co., Ltd.;

·   Prof. Wolfgang DOKONAL
Associate Professor, Institute of Urbanism, Graz University of Technology, Austria;
Former President, Education and research in Computer Aided Architectural Design in Europe (eCAADe)

Conference Agenda

Conference Agenda

Please click the below link for more information:


Call for Papers

Call for Papers

Abstracts submissions should be limited to 500-800(maximum) words.

Paper submissions should follow the template and be limited to maximum (10) pages , including bibliography and any possible appendices.

Abstracts and papers should be submitted by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Please download the Abstract Template

Topics of Interest include but not limited to:

·     Design, technology and implementation of green building, community and city

·     Information Communications Technology (ICT) for Smart city, intelligent building and smart infrastructure

·     Climate adaptive renewal of existing buildings and communities

·     Green energy, resource and material for sustainable and resilient development

·     Green as an approach to address contemporary social issues, such as active aging

·     Customization of multifaceted climate and environment responsible approaches

·     Post green building development

·     Green School and sustainability education in young generation  

·     Green finance and the supporting system for green entrepreneurship and supporting system

Important Dates

Important Dates

Abstract submission:10 September 2018 (Monday)  6 October 2018 (Saturday)

Notification of acceptance:21 September 2018 (Friday)  10 October 2018 to 15 October 2018 (Wednesday to Monday)

Full Papers due:22 October 2018 (Monday)10 November 2018 (Saturday)

International conference period: 16 - 18 November 2018 (Friday - Sunday)

* in UTC/GMT+8:00 



Please click the below link for registration:


Transportation Guide

Transportation Guide

Please click the below link for more information:


Recommeded Accommodation

Recommended Accommodation

1. Hyatt Regency Hong Kong, Sha Tin (Special rates valid by the end of 6 PM, 25 October due to an almost soldout room situation)

2. Royal Park Hotel, Sha Tin (Reservation Form

Accommodation details

It is welcome to provdie your suggestion to us by info@cgbchk-star.org 
Copyright @ 2018. China Green Building (HK) Council. All Rights Reserved.Disclaimer and Privacy Policy | 2018.5 Version 1.0.0