LO WU CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTION

Hong Kong's largest women's prison and the first environmental prison

HONG KONG, CHINA

LO WU CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTION

With a capacity for 1,400 female prisoners, Lo Wu Correctional Institution sits on a site area of about 52,800 square metres, with a cluster for buildings ranging from one to six storeys.

Features include energy-saving design, the use of natural light, natural ventilation and soft landscaping.

The project won a Citation for Institutional Architecture in the FuturArc Green Leadership Award 2011, and a Grand Award in the Green Building Award 2010, in the category New Building (Hong Kong) – Institutional/Community.

At a glance

  • Client
    Correctional Services Department, Hong Kong SAR Government
  • Services
    Cost Management & Quantity Surveying
  • sector
    Public & Civic
  • Location
    Hong Kong, China

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