Renewal of an urban block comprising 129 dwellings, 6 business properties and 2 club premises to present a showcase as to how traditional urban renewal can be adapted to meet ecological requirements. In addition to the standard energy and water conservation measures in the individual dwellings, communal ecological innovations include a local biological sewage treatment plant, the recycling of rainwater, filtration of treated sewage and surface water to the subsoil, composting of refuse, reed beds and fruit cultivation. Resident involvement has been an important part of the project. The total cost of $11,076,100 has been met by central and local government.


Local government, national government