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  1. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - HERITAGE

    Preserving what's left of Hong Kong's lost architecture

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 12:38am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... Architectural Award for heritage and adaptive re-use. Project design director Edward Leung Yee-wah considers it remarkable how intact the original building was. "Prominent features- ... Peta Tomlinson peta.tomlinson@scmp.com Revitalisation has its rewards The tragedy of Hong Kong's "lost" architecture is that so many old buildings were demolished before ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1545630/preserving-whats-left-hong-kongs-lost-architecture
  2. News - Hong Kong - HERITAGE

    Historic church set to be reborn

    Posted Aug 06th 2014, 04:50am by FANNY FUNG

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung fanny.fung@scmp.com Planners allow redevelopment as long as architectural features preserved Historic church set to be reborn Initial approval has been given to redevelop a Happy Valley church with a grade three historical rating, after a pledge to preserve its outstanding architectural features. The plan is to construct a new five-storey church alongside ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1567286/historic-church-set-be-reborn
  3. News - Hong Kong - HERITAGE

    Take a Peak into the past: Controversy over hotel plans for century-old mansion at 27 Lugard Road

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 04:22am by Ada Lee

    ... per hour the hotel plans to use would be negligible. The grade-two heritage building, built in 1914, was designed by Lennox Bird, a senior partner of prominent architectural firm Palmer ... of the history of Hong Kong, because this building was designed by one of the oldest architecture firms in Hong Kong.” Lee said developing the house into a hotel could add value to the building, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1547514/take-peak-past-27-lugard-road
  4. News - Hong Kong - HERITAGE

    Comix Home Base gives Unesco global award a serious shot

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 04:57am by MICHELLE TOH

    ... their sights on a Unesco award. Comix Home Base has entered the Unesco Asia-Pacific Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation, after winning design and urban planning accolades from local bodies ... and workspaces for animation artists. Downstairs, retailers sell art-related merchandise as well as food and drinks. Dr Lee Ho-yin, director of architectural conservation programmes at the University ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1538457/comix-home-base-gives-unesco-global-award-serious-shot
  5. News - Hong Kong - HERITAGE

    Neon signs: a shining example of Hong Kong's heritage

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 04:03am by Michael de Waal-Montgomery and Nectar Gan

    ... of design and architecture for M+, the museum for visual culture that will take shape in West Kowloon, was speaking after the government last month unveiled a list of 480 items of intangible ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1546006/neon-signs-shining-example-hong-kongs-heritage
  6. News - Hong Kong - HERITAGE

    'New trust can't serve as funding dodge'

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 05:56am by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... for Architectural Heritage Research. At present, the Development Bureau subsidises the maintenance of privately owned graded historic buildings with a cap at HK$1 million each. It also runs a scheme ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1560658/new-trust-cant-serve-funding-dodge
  7. News - Hong Kong - HERITAGE

    Rock inscription in Hong Kong to be protected by 'psychological barrier'

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 06:20am by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... Office in 2009 concluded the screen would, in fact, affect the micro-climate of the Song dynasty rock inscription, while also reducing its visibility to visitors. "In the new design ... square metres with a brick-edge border will be constructed in front of the rock inscription. The design is in line with the Antiquities Advisory Board's view that a balance should be struck ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1556859/oldest-known-rock-inscription-hong-kong-be-protected-psychological
  8. News - Hong Kong - HERITAGE

    Jackie Chan gives last of his historic sandalwood houses to Singapore

    Posted Apr 08th 2013, 12:00am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... province in the 1990s. They include a stage and a pavilion in traditional Hui-style architecture. Chan reportedly had them renovated in Suzhou, Jiangsu province, and stored them in warehouses. He donated four to the Singaporean government in 2009, which gave them to the Singapore University of Technology and Design. Chan decided to give the university the remaining six after being ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1209506/jackie-chan-gives-last-his-historic-sandalwood-houses-singapore
  9. News - China - HERITAGE

    Liuliqu villagers say conservation status has denied them benefits of development

    Posted Jun 03rd 2014, 02:26am by MANDY ZUO

    ... village committee deputy secretary Yao Guangcheng. The problems in Liuliqu are not unique. Some 1,500 villages across the country now carry the conservation designation, a status intended to protect sites' cultural and historical value from the unintended consequences of rapid urbanisation. The designation of "traditional village" was created in response to calls from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1524020/liuliqu-villagers-say-conservation-status-has-denied-them-benefits
  10. News - Hong Kong - HERITAGE

    Shek O bus terminus gets heritage upgrade

    Posted Sep 11th 2013, 12:00am by Ernest Kao

    ... flat roof and art-deco lettering on the fascia. The board concluded the building was designed in a unique Bauhaus style of architecture, which promotes clean, modern lines and functionality. ... said. He said the board endorsed the conversion of old buildings for new uses as long as mitigation measures were put in place to safeguard architectural, design and heritage values.   ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1307845/shek-o-bus-terminus-gets-heritage-upgrade

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