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  1. Property - Hong Kong & China - CONCRETE ANALYSIS

    How we can conserve what's left of Hong Kong's built heritage

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 05:21am by NICHOLAS BROOKE

    ... value private heritage? The government recently sought community views on the conservation of Hong Kong's built heritage with the aim of establishing its importance and saving what little is left. The city's relatively small heritage portfolio and districts of cultural and historical value warrant protection for a variety of reasons- not least as part of the city's ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Chicago business school opens Cyberport campus before moving to heritage site in 2018

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 04:18am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... Shirley Zhao shirley.zhao@scmp.com Chicago institution set to move to Mount Davis heritage site in 2018 Business school opens at Cyberport An American business school granted a heritage site on Mount Davis for a one-off premium of HK$1,000, opened a temporary campus in Cyberport yesterday. The renovation of the 35,000 sq ft venue on the sixth floor of Cyberport block ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - CONSERVATION

    Tai O looks to build its own heritage museum as private showroom closes

    Posted Aug 13th 2014, 04:34am by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung fanny.fung@scmp.com With the closing of a private museum, the rural committee is planning its own to bring in visitors Tai O to build heritage museum While a privately owned folk museum in Tai O faces closure, the rural committee there is planning to build its own heritage showroom in the Lantau town famed for its stilt houses. The committee hopes ...

  4. Magazines - Style - HAUTE

    Cartier Time Art exhibition features heritage pieces as well as contemporary models

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 10:33pm by Vivian Chen

    ... flew in especially for the event, joined by local celebrities the likes of Liao Fan and Chen Shu   OVERHEARD Stanislas de Quercize No wonder designers are inspired by heritage pieces ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Who should pay for heritage conservation?

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 01:12pm by CARINE LAI

    ... agrees with heritage conservation in principle, but no one wants to pay for it. The government's public consultation document says, "The objective is to implement a heritage ... billion the year before. We do not have to choose between heritage and paying for schools and hospitals. Which leads us to the problem of political will. In capitalist Hong Kong, any regulation ...

  6. Comment - Letters

    Heritage list conforms to definitions in Unesco convention

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 02:46am by LETTERS

    ... Heritage list conforms to definitions in Unesco convention I refer to the letter by Rebecca Ho (" Intangible heritage list is flawed ", July 24). In compliance with the Unesco convention, we conducted a territory-wide survey from 2009 to 2013 on the territory's intangible cultural heritage with the assistance of the South China Research Centre of Hong Kong University ...

  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Something new: Heritage Lodge

    Posted Aug 02nd 2014, 11:31pm by Violet Law

    ... dynasty-style wooden fixtures abounded. No, I hadn't gone back in time: I was in Kowloon circa 2014, at the city's newest heritage hotel. Perched on the lush hillside of Castle Peak Road is the boutique Heritage Lodge, in the former Lai Chi Kok Hospital building, which is now part of the newly christened Jao Tsung-I Academy, named after the 96-year-old renowned scholar and Hong Kong ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - HERITAGE

    Former resident of King Yin Lei separates fact from fiction

    Posted Oct 30th 2012, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng joyce.ng@scmp.com Circumstances surrounding the origin of the landmark are quite different from what many people think, a nephew of its first owner says Finding the truths in mansion's storied history Hongkongers have been mulling the future ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - URBAN PLANNING

    Lessons from Kyoto on preserving Hong Kong's architectural heritage

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 03:38am by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung in Kyoto fanny.fung@scmp.com As Hong Kong seeks input on how to protect its heritage, the Japanese city's strict building codes and preservationist mindset may be a model Kyoto's lessons on preserving heritage Walking through the streets of Kyoto today, you can still get a taste of the Japanese capital of Heian-kyo built 1,220 years ago. ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Tai O's private heritage museum will be history in just two years

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

    ... the life and heritage of the fishing village on Lantau, much of which consists of houses built on stilts above the water. Despite being established entirely with private funds, admission is free. ... at the Heritage Museum and I refused," she recalled. "Tai O things have to stay in Tai O to keep their life and history. A Tai O shan dau put in a Sha Tin museum would be nothing ...




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