Cinema patrons get their body temperature checked as part of Covid-19 screening. Design changes to entertainment premises are needed in the long run to fight the virus. Photo: EPA-EFE Cinema patrons get their body temperature checked as part of Covid-19 screening. Design changes to entertainment premises are needed in the long run to fight the virus. Photo: EPA-EFE
Cinema patrons get their body temperature checked as part of Covid-19 screening. Design changes to entertainment premises are needed in the long run to fight the virus. Photo: EPA-EFE

Cinemas, karaoke lounges play catch up on design shifts as Hong Kong makes progress in Covid-19 fight

  • Changes will mean higher costs but “it is the only way to go” in the long run, architect Alexander Wong says
  • More such facilities are expected to resume operations as Hong Kong makes gains in controlling the pandemic

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Cinema patrons get their body temperature checked as part of Covid-19 screening. Design changes to entertainment premises are needed in the long run to fight the virus. Photo: EPA-EFE Cinema patrons get their body temperature checked as part of Covid-19 screening. Design changes to entertainment premises are needed in the long run to fight the virus. Photo: EPA-EFE
Cinema patrons get their body temperature checked as part of Covid-19 screening. Design changes to entertainment premises are needed in the long run to fight the virus. Photo: EPA-EFE
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