Building Construction Quality - time to bring back the COW?

15 Mar 2019
  • Recent events in the building industry points to critical quality issues in many major building works
   eg. Hung Hom Station of Shatin-Central Rail Link in HK; Opal Tower in Homebush, Sydney
  • Existing system of contracting, supervision, responsibility and reporting
  • Impact of quality issues at different level of design, construction, project management, owner, users, future owners
  • Previous system of COW (Clerk of Works) and its comparison to current system
  • Change and improvement to existing system


Fabian Chan, Managing Director Principal - AAPAC