21-1000-005-a-2
Upper Cheung Sha beach sand
Material category:

Soil / Soil based (organic/mineral)

Identification number:

21-1000-005-b

Cheung Sha is a rural and largely undeveloped area located on the south coast of Lantau Island. It is the longest beach in Hong Kong. …

21-1000-005-a-2
Upper Cheung Sha beach sand
Material category:

Soil / Soil based (organic/mineral)

Identification number:

21-1000-005-a

Cheung Sha is a rural and largely undeveloped area located on the south coast of Lantau Island. It is the longest beach in Hong Kong. …

21-1000-004-a-2
Ex-Lamma quarry loamy sand
Material category:

Soil / Soil based (organic/mineral)

Identification number:

21-1000-004-b

Located at the northern coast of Sok Kwu Wan, the Lamma Quarry was established in 1978 for rock extraction. After years of extraction, the site …

21-1000-004-a-2
Ex-Lamma quarry loamy sand
Material category:

Soil / Soil based (organic/mineral)

Identification number:

21-1000-004-a

Located at the northern coast of Sok Kwu Wan, the Lamma Quarry was established in 1978 for rock extraction. After years of extraction, the site …

22-1000-009-a-E
Lung Mei Beach Sand
Material category:

Soil / Soil based (organic/mineral)

Identification number:

22-1000-009-a

This artificially-created public beach is filled with 37,500m3 of sand mined from Guangdong Province. The imported sand covers a naturally sandy and low-lying coastal edge …

21-1000-003-a-2
Lung Mei beach sand
Material category:

Soil / Soil based (organic/mineral)

Identification number:

21-1000-003-b

This artificially-created public beach is filled with 37,500m3 of sand mined from Guangdong Province. The imported sand covers a naturally sandy and low-lying coastal edge …

21-1000-003-a-2
Lung Mei beach sand
Material category:

Soil / Soil based (organic/mineral)

Identification number:

21-1000-003-a

This artificially-created public beach is filled with 37,500m3 of sand mined from Guangdong Province. The imported sand covers a naturally sandy and low-lying coastal edge …

21-1000-002-a-2
Nam Chung sandy clay loam
Material category:

Soil / Soil based (organic/mineral)

Identification number:

21-1000-002-a

Nam Chung is a coastal village in the northeastern New Territories close the Startling Inlet or Sha Tau Kok Hoi (沙頭角海). Located between tidal mudflats …

21-1000-001-a-2
Lok Fu Reservoir Rest garden sandy clay loam
Material category:

Soil / Soil based (organic/mineral)

Identification number:

21-1000-001-b

The’ rest garden’ within Lok Fu Park, sits on top of the Lok Fu service reservoir. The soil at this site is weathered granite.

21-1000-001-a-2
Lok Fu Reservoir Rest garden sandy clay loam
Material category:

Soil / Soil based (organic/mineral)

Identification number:

21-1000-001-a

The’ rest garden’ within Lok Fu Park, sits on top of the Lok Fu service reservoir. The soil at this site is weathered granite.

2019-7307-013-a-3
Glutinous rice flour brick
Material categories:

Soil / Soil based (organic/mineral)

Plant / Plant based

Identification number:

19-7307-013-a

10% of glutinous rice flour is added to the local construction site soil with the aim to improve water resistance and binding force.

2019-7307-012-c-3
Buried brick
Material categories:

Soil / Soil based (organic/mineral)

Polymer

Identification number:

19-7307-012-c

A first brick (a) made from the extracted soil with 20% additional clay was sprayed with water and salt, wrapped in cotton fabric and buried …

2019-7307-012-b-3
Foam brick
Material categories:

Soil / Soil based (organic/mineral)

Polymer

Identification number:

19-7307-012-b

A first brick (a) made from the extracted soil with 20% additional clay was sprayed with water and salt, wrapped in cotton fabric and buried …

2019-7307-012-a-3
Buried brick
Material categories:

Soil / Soil based (organic/mineral)

Polymer

Identification number:

19-7307-012-a

A first brick (a) made from the extracted soil with 20% additional clay was sprayed with water and salt, wrapped in cotton fabric and buried …

2019-7307-011-a-1
Layered brick
Material category:

Soil / Soil based (organic/mineral)

Identification number:

19-7307-011-a

Clay is added to the extracted soil to improve plasticity. It is tested how many layers are optimal to ram the earth bricks. To make …