InnoCell

Science Park, Pak Shek Kok, Tai Po
Courtesy of HKSTP

Located in Hong Kong Science Park, InnoCell is a pilot project of using Modular Integrated Construction (MiC) in Hong Kong. It provides a minimum of 500 bedspaces. Room types include Standard Studio, Sleepbox, Co-living and Family Unit (Recreational and co-living and co-working space integrated with the residential units) with supporting ancillary facilities. It is a smart living and co-creation community for tech talents after the completion of project.

The 17-storey building sits on a 32,000-sq ft. site adjacent to the southeast entrance of Hong Kong Science Park.The building is assembled by 418 modules and provides 5 types of room.

HKSTP formally launched the InnoCell on 7 April 2021.

 

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HKSTP LAUNCHES INNOCELL – A SMART LIVING AND CO-CREATION SPACE PURPOSE-BUILT FOR I&T TALENT TO FOSTER HONG KONG’S GROWING INNOVATION COMMUNITY

MiC Journey for InnoCell Courtesy of HKSTP

Highlights on Current Status

Completed in October 2020

Project Current Status

Completed

No. of MiC Modules

418

CFA (m²)

19,000

MiC CFA (m²)

10,990

Superstructure Storeys

17

MiC Storeys

15

Construction Cycle of Typical MiC Floor (@ Day Cycle)

3 Days

Construction Commencement Date

Dec 2018

Year of Completion

Q4 2020

Structure

Hybrid

Public Annoucement Date on Use of MiC

May 2018

Construction Commencement Date

Dec 2018

Modules Manufacturing Date

Oct 2019

Module Installation Commencement Date

Jan 2020

Date of Completion

Q4 2020

Module Type Description L (mm) W (mm) H (mm) Internal floor area (m2) Weight (Tons) per module Qty

CO

Coliving

7350

3100

3050

23

Approx 22

120

ST

Standard Studio

7350

3100

3050

23

Approx 22

206

SS

Sleepbox Studio

7350

3100

3050

23

Approx 22

39

FA

Family Unit (Paired Modules)

7350

3100

3050

23

Approx 22

52

0

Others

7350

3100

3050

23

Approx 22

1

Learn more about the project

WSP (HK) Limited, the Structural Engineering Consultant of the InnoCell Project, has won a merit award in the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE) Innovation Awards 2020 (Category I – An Invention) for their Innovative MiC Design Approach for InnoCell.

Due to the innovation and environmental sustainability in architecture and design, InnoCell has received Rethinking The Future Awards 2020 - Second Award. The project stands out among 1,500+ entries. Click here for more information about the award.

By leveraging the Building Information Modelling (BIM) technology in this project, the project team - Hong Kong Science & Technology Parks Corporation, Hip Hing Engineering Company Limited, and Leigh & Orange Limited, has won the Autodesk Hong Kong BIM Awards 2020. For their video, please click here.

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Last Updated: 19.07.2021 14:41:17

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