The project of Development of a Common Spatial Data Infrastructure – Built Environment Application Platform – Feasibility Study completed by Geosys Hong Kong, Arup and Dassault System for Planning Department, Hong Kong SAR Government has won the Certificate of Merit of the Hong Kong Institute of Planners Awards 2020 after years of development of The Building Environment Application Platform (BEAP).
In development of the BEAP, Geosys tapped spatial data of Common Spatial Data Infrastructure (CSDI) and used a digital twin approach to enable a better spatial planning. By the Built Environment Information Dashboard developed, capabilities of BEAP including site and facility planning, urban greenery analysis, and data visualization, management and operation for multiple users on centralized platform empower the planning of Hong Kong as a smart city.
Gist from Adjudicators on the project deliverables:
“Through the application of latest technologies, the system provides a consolidated platform that integrates various spatial data in the built environment….”
“…It would be an invaluable tool for Government, academics, business sector and professional practitioners in sharing data, conducting data analysis, model building and feasibility assessment…”
“…helping to formulate plans for a smarter, greener and more resilient city”
” … foster public participation and community planning…”
“Overall presentation is clear and concise …”
“…graphical illustrations are impressive.”