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  1. Dragon Garden a sound pointer to conservation

    Posted Aug 24th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... preserving. The policy's failings are best illustrated by the case of Kam Tong Hall, a stately residence in Mid-Levels built in the 1910s. It has been classified as a grade II-listed historical ... The aborted sale of Dragon Garden to a developer yesterday was a victory for conservation. Credit should go to those members of the family who have lobbied so hard for the preservation ...

  2. Grave concerns

    Posted Mar 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... and the Environmental Protection Department, nobody was aware of this aspect.' What the problem implies is that in some instances, a historic building is saved but its setting is lost as there is no policy ...

  3. Greens push to preserve history

    Posted Oct 04th 2006, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... policies on preserving heritage buildings following the decision last week to officially recognise Dragon Garden in Sham Tseng as a historic building after a three-month battle to save it from ... of historic buildings such as the Central Police Station. One of the latest campaigns is Wan Chai Market. Calls for the building to be preserved are growing even though the property has been sold ...

  4. Research challenges historic value of wall

    Posted Jan 24th 2006, 12:00am by Barclay Crawford

    ... as government research alleges doubts about the site's historic value. The government said in a paper on the future of the 62,400 sq ft site that tests on a wall residents believe formed part ... the site preserved as green space. In July last year, the board gave in to public pressure to preserve two separate walls, and the trees growing along them, on nearby Hollywood Road and Shing Wong ...

  5. Comprehensive approach to preservation needed

    Posted Dec 18th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Queen's Pier. With the shift in the campaign to save the sites from redevelopment, the debate has further moved from one of preservation of the tangible to maintaining the historic memory of citizens. Our laws on preserving our past are weak and struggle even to save historic buildings, let alone keeping memories alive. But the case of the piers clearly demonstrates the need to rethink ...

  6. 70pc of residents want Queen's Pier preserved: survey

    Posted Dec 30th 2006, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... historic value, compared with 13.7 per cent who thought it did not. Asked how to preserve the site, nearly half said the best way was to keep the original building at the original place. Thirty per ... Celine Sun More than 70 per cent of Hong Kong people want Queen's Pier to be preserved, partially or completely, a survey by the Democratic Party has indicated. The survey was carried ...

  7. 2001 report backs preservation of Star Ferry pier

    Posted Dec 12th 2006, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... yesterday by conservationists in a last-ditch effort at preservation as authorities prepared for demolition. Titled 'A Survey Report of Historical Buildings and Structures within the Project ... Chloe Lai Conservationists seize on EIA finding that the site is of great historic significance A 2001 government environmental impact assessment (EIA) report on the Central reclamation ...

  8. Lifeline for Shanghai's historic buildings

    Posted May 09th 2006, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... city rules, buildings in historic districts are grouped into five categories: protected; retained; ordinary; marked for demolition; and other, in an effort to improve preservation. Experts say ... Bill Savadove in Shanghai Authorities in Shanghai are working on a plan to better protect historic buildings in the city centre, amid concerns that landmarks are disappearing due to rapid ...

  9. Students' sketches help preserve the memories

    Posted Dec 17th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the last people to witness the removal of the clock tower. He said their sketches would help preserve memories of the site. 'I told the students to do a sketch of the clock tower right away. ... a big impact on the students. They witnessed an historic moment.' ...

  10. Why Singapore is streets ahead in preserving heritage

    Posted Jan 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Caryn Yap

    ... buildings to preserve according for their aesthetic quality, historical significance, social values and technological importance. 'So far, we have gazetted 54 monuments, thousands of buildings ... Caryn Yap The Urban Renewal Authority yesterday defended its lack of progress on heritage preservation in Hong Kong at a public forum where a Singaporean expert showcased the city ...




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