Hong Tung Estate at Sai Wan Ho

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Category

Information

Target of Protection

Residents in Hong Tung Estate, Sai Wan Ho

Total Number of Flats

500

Major Noise Sources

Lei King Road , Tai Hong Street and Island Eastern Corridor

Environmental Gain

About 460 flats comply with the road traffic noise criterion

Year of Completion

1998

Noise Mitigation Measures adopted:

innovative layout photo of innovative layout
canopy photo of canopy
architectural fin photo of architectural fin
Major noise source

Major Noise Source

Target of protection

Target of Protection

Innovative Layout

Innovative Layout

Canopy

Canopy

Architectural Fin

Architectural Fin

Innovative Layout:

Noise tolerant portions ( including corridors and kitchens) at the southwest wing are arranged to face the noise source

Noise Reduction:

About 14-16 dB(A)

Dimension of Canopy:

6m high and 24m in length

Materials Selection:

Concrete

Noise Reduction:

About 5 dB(A)

Architectural Fin:

Concrete vertical and horizontal fins ( 1.2m ) on facades

Noise Reduction:

About 1-3 dB(A)