Topic: Video: Green Buildings
Teaching Notes

VIDEO: Green Buildings

Topic 07
Video: Green Buildings

Major teaching areas

Module 6 Energy Technology and the Environment
  • The environment and sustainable development

Related teaching areas

Liberal Studies: Module 1 Hong Kong Today
  • Quality of life
  • Rule of law and socio-political participation

Interdisciplinary Teaching Areas

  • Energy and Use of Energy

Integrated Science
  • Balance in Nature

Learning objectives

  • To understand green building design
  • To learn about important statutory policy and voluntary guidelines on green architecture, especially as applied in Hong Kong
  • To evaluate the contributions of the Government and private sectors to the environmental and sustainable development of Hong Kong through architecture, design and urban planning
  • To be able to assess how ‘green’ a building is through the exercise