Tamar Government

Power hungry

You may recall that former chief secretary Henry Tang Ying-yen assured lawmakers at a Legislative Council meeting in March 2009 that the Tamar government facilities would be one of the greenest buildings in Hong Kong.

Thursday, 1 March, 2012, 12:00am

Deadly bacteria found

Deadly bacteria that cause legionnaires' disease - a severe form of pneumonia - were found in the chief executive's office at the new HK$5.5 billion Tamar government headquarters, in Central, the Centre for Health Protection said.

4 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Green-friendly, but carbon-neutral issue up in the air

The Tamar government headquarters will be environmentally friendly but officials could not say yesterday whether it will be carbon-neutral.

Being carbon-neutral means carbon dioxide generated from the site will be offset by environmentally friendly measures.

11 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

Public needs background to judge Tamar proposals fairly

Proposals for the new Tamar government headquarters are finally on show. All four presentations offer eye-catching perspectives - with narrated, computer-animated walkthroughs and site models representing its size and form in its immediate city context. After the first dazzling array of renderings, as you look closer and harder, an image begins to emerge.

13 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Another plane

The authorities are exploring developers' proposals to build the Tamar government complex on a huge podium, to allow for a highway to run underneath. What do you think of this idea?

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16 May 2006 - 12:00am