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Architectural Services Department - ArchSD Sustainability Report 2015

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Roles and Organisational Structure

Architectural Services Department (ArchSD) performs three core functions in relation to Government-owned and Government-funded facilities in the following programme areas:

ArchSD Role in the Government of HKSAR


ArchSD Role in the Government of HKSAR

Organisational Structure


Organisational Structure

Funding and Mode of Operation

Our Departmental operation is funded by the Capital Works Reserve Fund which is approved, monitored and reviewed by the Legislative Council (LegCo).

During 2014, we have created a total of 4,617 jobs by awarding works contracts and consultancies in relation to both new capital and minor works projects. We commenced 2 new capital works projects and a substantial amount of minor works projects during the year.

Departmental Expenditure

In the financial year 2014-15, we recorded an overall increase of around 4.0% [1] in departmental expenditure as comparing with the previous financial year in 2013-14. Expenditure breakdown of our department and by different programme areas [2] for the financial year 2014-15 are provided below. Details of our financial information and key performance can be found in the ArchSD Controlling Officer's Report of the 2015-16 Estimates of the Government of the HKSAR, which is available online at

[1] The Departmental Expenditure 2014-15 is HK$1,831.6 million, there was around 4.0% increase as comparing with the Departmental Expenditure 2013-14 of HK$1,760.5 million.
[2] There are three programme areas of ArchSD's services: Monitoring and advisory services, Facilities upkeep and Facilities development.

Departmental Expenditure Breakdown by Subhead


Departmental Expenditure Breakdown by Subhead

Departmental Expenditure Breakdown by Programmes


Departmental Expenditure Breakdown by Programmes

Key Facts

Founded on: 11 April 1986


Staff Establishment: 1,810

Headquarters: Queensway Government Offices, 66 Queensway, Hong Kong

Other Offices:

Total Office Area: 25,324.8 m2

Scale of Services:


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