[Exclusive for HKGBC Members] Hong Kong Green Building Council Delegation to Tokyo – Learn and exchange on Green Building development!

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The HKGBC is organising a Delegation to Tokyo, Japan during 6 to 9 August 2019 exclusively for our HKGBC Members.
Come join us and explore together a promising city of green building, Tokyo! The city implemented green initiatives dealing with threat of climate change, carbon emissions, as well as upholding rules to streamline energy use and resources – a place at the forefront of the green movement.
Date: 6 – 9 August 2019
Visiting Country: Tokyo, Japan
Capacity: 40 (Priority will be given to HKGBC Patron Members)
Tour Fee on 8 – 9 August: Free of charge for HKGBC Members
HKGBC will provide:
  • Tour arrangement on 8 and 9 August
  • Local transportation between the tour locations on 8 and 9 August
    (Coach pick-up and drop off point: Hotel Century Southern Tower)
  • Lunches on 8 and 9 August
  • HKGBC Networking Dinner on 8 August
  • Delegate needs to pay a refundable deposit of HK$1,000 to secure the seat. The deposit will not be refunded if the delegate is abdent from the trip.
  • Delegates have to take care of their own flight, hotel accomodation and travel insurance arrangements.
Sustainable Built Environment Conference (SBE19 Tokyo) on 6 – 7 August (Optional): https://www.sbe19tokyo.org/
Registration Fee: Early bird rate of JPY$36,000 per person is valid till 30 June 2019. Interested delegate please register directly at:https://www.sbe19tokyo.org/registration.html
Networking Dinner on 8 August (Optional): Networking dinner will be arranged for HK Delegates with Japan counterparts.
The HKGBC would be delighted to cover the cost of the dinner for all our HKGBC delegates. You may register with HKGBC.
Recommended Hotels: Hotels at Shibuya or Shinjuku areas
Coach pick-up and drop off point:
Hotel Century Southern Tower
( 2–2–1 Yoyogi, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 151–8583 Japan)
Registration Deadline: 26 June 2019 (Wed)
Programme at a Glance
6 August 7 August 8 August 9 August
Sustainable Built Environment Conference 2019 – SBE19 Tokyo (Optional) Green building/site visits and/or meetings with public bodies/green organisations
Evening SBE19 Tokyo – Networking Party (Optional) To be arranged by delegate Networking dinner by HKGBC (Optional) To be arranged by delegate
Programme Details
6 – 7 August 2019 (Tue – Wed) – Day 1 and 2 (Optional)
Sustainable Built Environment Conference 2019 (SBE19 Tokyo)
The SBE19 Tokyo is part of renowned International SBE Conference series of the 2018-2020 cycle. It is jointly organised by professionals and academia from The University of Tokyo, Utsunomiya University, Waseda University, Renewable Energy Institute, etc. The Conference aims to facilitate interactive dialogue to exchange of thought and practices on sustainable built environmental related issues, as well as to build up the interdisciplinary networks that enable holistic approach on a global scale.
Date: 6 – 7 August 2019 (Tue – Wed)
Venue: The University of Tokyo Komaba Campus I: KOMCEE
(Address: 3 Chome–8–1 Komaba, Meguro City, Tokyo 153–8902, Japan)
Website: https://www.sbe19tokyo.org/
Sustainable Built Environment Conference 2019 (SBE19 Tokyo) – Networking Party
Date: 6 August 2019 (Tue)
Time: Starting at 6:00pm
Party Fee: JPY$5,000 per person

8 August 2019 (Thu ) – Day 3

Technical Visits & Meeting
Time Technical Visits & Meeting
Morning Meeting with Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG)
  • TMG presentation
    –Presentations on their “Cap-and-Trade Programme”, an initiative to reduce carbon dioxide emissions launched in 2010
  • Q&A session
Visit to Toranomon Hills
  • A skycraper complex project with an architectural height of 255.5 meter built by Mori Building in the Toranomon district
Afternoon Visit to Tokyo Square Garden
  • Tokyo Garden Square office building obtained CASBEE's highest ranking "S", and DBJ Green Building Certification’s ranking of "Platinum"
  • With the introduction of advanced environmental technologies, the building aims to reduce CO2 emissions by about 45% while maintaining a comfortable office environment
  • A greenery space namely “Kyobashi no Oka” of 3,000 square meter in area contributes to cooling of Central Tokyo
Visit to Shibuya Stream
  • One of the major re-development projects around Shibuya station
  • One of main features of this project: the regeneration of a canal
  • It is flanked by a 600-meter walkway along the banks of the unenclosed Shibuya River
Evening HKGBC Networking Dinner
Time: 6:30pm - 9:30pm

9 August 2019 (Fri) – Day 4

Technical Visits & Meeting
Time Technical Visits & Meeting
Morning Visit to YKK 80
  • The headquarters of YKK Corporation which manufactures and sells fastening and architectural products worldwide
  • The first office building in Japan to obtain top LEED – BD+C (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design – Building Design + Construction) Certification (Platinum)
  • A high–performing thermal and energy-saving design project
Meeting with Institute for Building Environment and Energy Conservation (IBEC)
  • IBEC presentation
    –Presentation on CASBEE (Comprehensive Assessment System for Built Environment Efficiency), assessment system on evaluating and rating the environmental performance of buildings and the built environment
Afternoon Shinryo Corporation Headquarters
  • The Building is completed for over 40 years with renovation in 2011
  • The key objective of the renovation is to achieve energy saving and the energy consumption of the building as a whole reduced by 46% compared to the period before renovation
  • Achieved “ZEB-oriented” status compared to a standard building
Shimizu Corporation Headquarters
  • Adopted “Radiation Air Conditioning System” (RACS), which is also the first in Japan to introduce RACS concept for high-rise building, to achieve energy efficiency
  • The building reduced 61% annual energy consumption compared to general buildings in 2015 with combination of the energy source of the building into District Heating and Cooling plant (DHC)
The above locations and meetings are subject to change. Final programme will be updated on this webpage.
For enquiries, please contact Ms Karen LEUNG at 3994 8811 or Ms Angel SIU at 3994 8834.