hpa (previously known as Ho & Partners Architects Engineers & Development Consultants Limited) was
founded in 1980 and became one of the Band 1 architectural consultants in Hong Kong in 1992. hpa was
accredited as the first wholly owned foreign company issued with a Class-A Architectural License in China in
2014. Among many other accolades, the company was listed 47 in the UK published World Architecture
magazine’s "World’s Top 200 Architectural Practices," and its projects have received a multitude of
international awards, including the China Property Awards, MIPIM Awards (France), Asia Pacific Property
Awards as well as BCI Asia Top 10 Architects Awards.
hpa has a 1 billion square feet of design project footprint in more than 50 cities across 10 countries, having
completed projects in Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau, USA, Europe, the Middle East, India, North Korea,
and Southeast Asia. Projects include mixed-use development, grade A office buildings, corporate
headquarters, 5-star hotels, shopping malls, large-scale residential estates, villas, hospitals, universities,
libraries, cultural centers, museums, sports fields, government infrastructural, railway and institutional
complexes and specialised industrial undertakings. Large-scale city planning projects ranging from 5 to 500
square kilometers in Mainland China, India and Philippines have also been undertaken.
In 2012, hpa set up a BIM (Building Information Modeling) team and has successfully applied BIM in the
design and project management in multiple projects in both China and Hong Kong.
Under the Belt and Road Initiative, hpa expanded its strong presence across Southeast Asia, with ongoing
projects in more than 4 countries along with the New Silk Road, as well as reaching further afield globally to
UK and USA. In 2017, hpa was invited as a Strategic Partner of HKTDC’s Belt and Road-related promotions to
champion Hong Kong’s role in realising new economic and development opportunities.