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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

    ... 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 anyone thought to save them. In a curious stroke of good fortune, one of the few remaining examples of classic pre-war architecture, in one of the city's most expensive locations, survived ...

  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 ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - HERITAGE

    Crumbling vestiges of a warlord's empire: grave and home under threat

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 06:29am by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... Wai House, where the general lived; and the Shum Ancestral Hall. The compound was built largely in traditional Hakka style, but Hip Wai House incorporated European architectural features ...

  4. 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 ... in architectural conservation at the University of Hong Kong, said developing the building into a hotel would help conserve it, noting that the house was completed in 1914, which marked the beginning ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - HERITAGE

    Comix Home Base gives Unesco global award a serious shot

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

    ... 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 ...

  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 ... Conference, said: "These historical buildings are the essence of traditional Chinese architecture and I think it's such a waste if they're not displayed for people to appreciate. ...

  9. News - China - HERITAGE

    Liuliqu villagers say conservation status has denied them benefits of development

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

    ... would not be so dirty, messy and poor Yao Guangcheng, village committee Except for one meeting on the conservation of ancient architecture by the municipality's cultural relics and culture ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - HERITAGE

    Shek O bus terminus gets heritage upgrade

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

    ... The two-storey privately owned building was one of the few non-residential architectural examples still standing in the Southern District, the Antiquities Advisory Board noted at its meeting yesterday. ... "The grading reflects the special merits of higher architectural and heritage value." The terminus, which sits on government land, is known for its large cantilevered balcony, mono-pitched ...




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