Wednesday, January 17 2018 20:38:06

CPD by Others
Code : 2014104
Event Name : Cost Effectiveness of Foundation Systems – An Experience Sharing of Hong Kong Housing Authority Projects
CPD Code : Formal Events
Speaker : Ir SC Lam, BSc(Eng), MSc, CEng, MHKIE, MICE, MIStructE

Ir SC Lam is an Assistant Director of Hong Kong Housing Department leading a multi-disciplinary team to carry out feasibility study, planning, design, tendering and contract administration of high rise residential buildings and ancillary facilities to meet the public housing development programme.

He has been actively promoting innovation in foundation systems to enhance safety, environmental friendliness and cost-effectiveness. He has pioneered the use of Pile Driving Monitors to measure the final set of driven piles and innovative buoyancy rafts to overcome very difficult ground conditions encountered in several public housing projects. He was a member of the Drafting Committee for the Code of Practice for Foundation 2004.
Event Date : 24/11/2014
Event Time : 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm (Registration and networking time: from 6:30 pm)
CPD Hour(s) : 1.5
Venue : Surveyors Learning Centre, Room 1207, 12/F, Wing On Centre, 111 Connaught Road Central, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong
Division : QSD
Closing Date : 21/11/2014
Fee : HK$120 for members; HK$150 for non-members (HK$30 walk-in surcharge on all prices listed); Free of charge for student members studying full time (subject to availability)
Priority : QSD Members; First-come-first-served
Language : English supplemented by Cantonese
Details :

Technical viability, cost-effectiveness and speed of construction are the three pillars supporting the choice of foundation systems for a public housing project. Ir SC Lam will present both technical and cost aspects of various piling systems used by the Housing Authority and share his experience in the selection of a suitable foundation option to meet various site constraints with due consideration given to the “three pillars”.

Remark :


Same CPD talk as the one held on 8 October 2013.
Due to overwhelming response, the above talk held on 8 October 2013 was overbooked by members. In order to allow interested members to attend the above talk, QSD is going to organize the same CPD talk on 24 November 2014.