Animal Care Facility at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

May 2018 - Aug 2019

The project comprises of refurbishment and expansion work for the HKUST (Building) level 7 .This floor will be used as an Animal Care Facility (ACF) which will have the following areas:

  • Offices area
  • A security barrier: Perimeter of the ACF
  • A procedural barrier: Changing room, laundry and Material lock
  • A Biosecurity barrier: Designated room and support.
  • Within the biosecurity barrier:
  1. Biocontainment category 2 laboratory (CL2) barrier facility
  2. Surgery area
  3. Holding rooms
  4. Cagewash area and stores
  5. Culling and Necropsy
  6. Circulation

Scope of works

Supply, installation all full package Electrical and Mechanical (E&M) services for providing stringent environmental condition of animal laboratory.

  • Mechanical Ventilation & Air-Conditioning (MVAC)
  • Electrical and Extra Low Voltage (ELV) System
  • Fire Services (FS)
  • Plumbing & Drainage (P&D)
Client The Hong Kong University of Science & Technology
Location HKUST (Building) level 7 zones L. Lb and H, Animal Housing Facility
Main Contractor ISG Asia (HK) Ltd.
Architect Ryder Architect
Consultant BuroHappold Engineering
Year May 2018 - Aug 2019