Appendix 3 : Reference

(1) Architectural Services Department, Study on Green Roof Application in Hong Kong Final Report (2007)

(2) Architectural Services Department, Universal Accessibility: Best Practices and Guidelines (2004)

(3) Architectural Services Department, Universal Accessibility for External Areas, Open Spaces & Green Spaces (2007)

(4) Buildings Department, Design Manual on Barrier Free Access, 2008

(5) Buildings Department, Lands Department and Planning Department Joint Practice Note No. 1, Green and Innovative Buildings (2011)

(6) Buildings Department, Lands Department and Planning Department Joint Practice Note No. 2, Second Package of Incentives to Promote Green and Innovative Buildings (2011)

(7) Buildings Department, Lands Department and Planning Department Joint Practice Note No. 3, Re-engineering of Approval Process for Land and Building Developments (2003)

(8) Buildings Department, Practice Note for Authorized Persons, Registered Structural Engineers and Registered Geotechnical Engineers ADV-23, Improvement of Visual Appearance and Landscape Treatment for Man-made Slopes and Retaining Walls (2004)

(9) Buildings Department, Practice Note for Authorized Persons, Registered Structural Engineers and Registered Geotechnical Engineers APP-151, Building Design to Foster a Quality and Sustainable Built Environment (2011)

(10) Buildings Department, Practice Note for Authorized Persons, Registered Structural Engineers and Registered Geotechnical Engineers APP-152, Sustainable Building Design Guidelines (2011)

(11) Development Bureau, Guidelines on Greening of Noise Barriers (2012)

(12) Development Bureau, Public Open Space in Private Developments Design and Management Guidelines (2011)

(13) Development Bureau Technical Circular (Works) No. 6/2011, Maintenance of Man-made Slopes and Emergency Works to Deal with Landslides

(14) Development Bureau Technical Circular (Works) No. 2/2012, Allocation of Spaces for Quality Greening on Roads

(15) Development Bureau Technical Circular (Works) No. 3/2012, Site Coverage of Greenery for Government Building Projects

(16) Development Bureau Technical Circular (Works) No. 2/2013, Greening on Footbridges and Flyovers

(17) Development Bureau Technical Circular (Works) No. 10/2013, Tree Preservation

(18) Environment, Transport and Works Bureau Technical Circular (Works) No. 2/2004, Maintenance of Vegetation and Hard Landscape Features

(19) Environment, Transport and Works Bureau Technical Circular (Works) No. 11/2004, Cyber Manual for Greening

(20) Environment, Transport and Works Bureau Technical Circular (Works) No. 29/2004, Registration of Old and Valuable Trees, and Guidelines for Their Preservation

(21) Geotechnical Manual for Slopes, 2nd Edition, Geotechnical Engineering Office, Civil Engineering Department (1984)

(22) Geotechnical Engineering Office Publication No.1/2011, Technical Guidelines on Landscape Treatment for Slopes

(23) Geotechnical Engineering Office Report No.56, Application of Prescriptive Measures to Slopes and Retaining Walls (1999)

(24) Geotechnical Engineering Office Report No.116, Review of Effective Methods of Integrating Man-made Slopes and Retaining Walls (Particularly for Roadside Slopes) into Their Surroundings (2001)

(25) Geotechnical Engineering Office Special Project Report No. SPR 6/2004, Performance Assessment of Greening Techniques on Slopes

(26) Geotechnical Engineering Office Special Project Report No. SPR 7/2004, Identification of Suitable Vegetation Species for Use on Man-made Slopes

(27) Tree Planting and Maintenance in Hong Kong, Government Publication (1991)

(28) Highway Slope Manual, Geotechnical Engineering Office, Civil Engineering Department (2000)

(29) Highways Department Technical Circular No. 10/2001, Visibility of Directional Signs

(30) Housing Department Technical Guide to Estate Facilities – External Works, Tree Planting Guidelines

(31) Planning Department and Housing Department – Guiding Principles on Green Coverage for Public Housing Developments (2010)

(32) Transport Planning and Design Manual, Volume 2, Highways Design Characteristics

(33) Transport Planning and Design Manual, Volume 3, Traffic Signs and Road Markings


(34) Transport Planning and Design Manual, Volume 7, Parking


(35) Lands Administration Office Practice Note No. 6/2000, Landscape Clause/Proposal


(36) Lands Administration Office Practice Note No. 7/2007, Tree Preservation and Tree Removal Application for Building Developments in Private Projects


(37) Code of Practice for Container Depots, Task Force (Black Spot), Lands Department


(38) General Guidelines on the In-situ Environmental Improvement Works in Existing Use Sites, Task Force (Black Spot), Lands Department


(39) Works Branch Technical Circular No. 25/1993, Control of Visual Impact of Slopes


(40) Works Bureau Technical Circular No. 17/2000, Improvement to the Appearance of Slopes


(41) Works Bureau Technical Circular No. 7/2002, Tree Planting In Public Works


Note : Users should refer to the latest version of the above documents

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