Structural Excellence Award 2018

Date, time & venue

Structural Excellence Award 2018

The Structural Excellence Award comes to the 20th event since 1998. It aims to promote excellence in structural engineering demonstrated through the design and construction of buildings and structures completed in the last two years.


There are three categories of entries, namely Hong Kong Projects, Mainland (including Macau & Taiwan) / Overseas Projects and Research and Development (R&D). On 8 February 2018, the Judging Panel short-listed 12 finalists of Project Awards and R&D Award. Following finalist presentations on 3 March 2018. Project Awards were decided with emphasis on Engineering Approach, Integration, Innovation / Unusual Features, Buildability, Energy Efficiency / Environmental Consideration / Sustainability and Aesthetics. R&D Awards were selected based on the criteria of Engineering Application, Theoretical Background, Innovation / Originality and Sustainability.


1 local project and 1 overseas project were awarded as Grand Awards and 1 research paper won the Grand Award.


Hong Kong Project – Infrastructures & Footbridges

Grand Award

Footbridge B of Shatin Area 52 Phase 2

Structural Engineer: Structural Engineering Section 1 of Housing Department & Jacobs China Limited


Mainland / Overseas Project

Grand Award

Energy Mansion, Shenzhen, China

Structural Engineer: Arup


R&D Project – Grand Award

Paper: Interaction of plastic hinges in prestressed concrete bridges with corrugated steel webs

Author(s): Xia-chun CHEN, Yu ZENG, Francis Tat Kwong AU and Rui-juan JIANG


Project Award – Commendation Merit

Hong Kong Project – Non-Residential

18 King Wah Road

Structural Engineer: Stephen Cheng Consulting Engineers Ltd.


Hong Kong Project – Non-Residential

Hong Kong Children’s Hospital

Structural Engineer: Architectural Services Department & Meinhardt (C&S) Ltd


Hong Kong Project – Non-Residential

Queen Elizabeth Hospital Ambulatory Care Centre Extension

Structural Engineer: Architectural Services Department & AECOM Asia Co. Ltd


Hong Kong Project – Non-Residential

Two Harbour Square

Structural Engineer: C M Wong & Associates Ltd


Hong Kong Project – Heritage

Revitalization of the Blue House Cluster into Viva Blue House

Structural Engineer: JMK Consulting Engineers Ltd.


Hong Kong Project – Infrastructures & Footbridges

MTR Kwun Tong Line Extension C1002 Detailed Design for Whampoa Station (WHA) and Overrun Tunnel

Structural Engineer: Arcadis Design & Engineering Limited


R&D Award – Commendation Merit

Paper: Direct analysis of high-strength concrete-filled-tubular columns with circular & octagonal sections

Author(s): Si-Wei LIU, Tak-Ming CHAN, Siu-Lai CHAN, Derek Kwok-Leung SO


R&D Award – Commendation Merit

Paper: Seismic retrofitting of non-seismically designed RC beam-column joints using buckling-restrained haunches: design and analysis

Author(s): Bin WANG, Songye ZHU, You-lin XU, Huanjun JIANG


R&D Award – Commendation Merit

Paper: Structural behavior of GFRP reinforced concrete columns under the influence of chloride at casting and service stages

Author(s): Ao ZHOU, Cheuk Lun CHOW, Denvid LAU



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