APIDA award just 3 years after setting up the practice (Reuters)

New Town Development : Creating positive change to community living standards in China Dormitory housing. Utilsing natural ventilation and providing individual toilets and kitchens for each unit, increasing the quality of life which is sustainable, cost effective and flexible.

Low Impact Civil Solutions : Introducing large bore pipes, initially in Shanghai PRC, that resolve maintenance of all services without digging up roads

• More than just Design : Being instrumental in changing the licensing procedures for restaurants in Hong Kong to fast track this and allow businesses a sound financial footing earlier.

• Environmental : Inventing and patenting a wall and roof system for heating and cooling buildings inspired by nature.

• Cutting Edge : Developing new solar voltaic and windmill systems that produce up to four times the output

• And more : Discovery channel’s “Super Homes” series featured a DCI residential project; many other projects have been published.


  • Steve Bourne
  • Lau Kiu Shing
  • Ray Li

See CV’s in capability statement

As the name suggests, Design Chamber is a place where professionals with the same passion for design and dedication for excellence come together to bring the very best services and skill sets to a project.



DCI provides a bespoke design and build service through established relationships over the past 20 years that fulfil the

DCI criteria of known performance of finishing projects on time, to high quality, cost effectively and within budget. Project contracting teams are selected to best suit client needs, project criteria and making good use of preferred rates and contractors that will ‘go the extra mile’.


Additional Services :

E and M consultancy

W.Y Lau as head of Celtech technical services LTD has worked on many DCi projects and is a trusted and respected professional, providing advise, solutions and comprehensive building services design.


Authorized Person services

Robin Howes is the DCI AP and has collaborated on many projects including restaurants and refurbishment of the Middle island facility for the Royal Hong Kong Yacht club.


Overseas Associates :

DCI has a number of associations to cover the region and also specialist areas of design, these include :
Our associations include:

  • James Ferrie and partners, Singapore Malaysia. JFP have won Unesco awards for conservation work.
  • The Miller Bourne Partnership UK specializing in school and supermarket design



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