State Theatre, a Grade 1 historic building with a distinctive parabolic roof truss, is to be restored. Photo: Winson Wong State Theatre, a Grade 1 historic building with a distinctive parabolic roof truss, is to be restored. Photo: Winson Wong
State Theatre, a Grade 1 historic building with a distinctive parabolic roof truss, is to be restored. Photo: Winson Wong
Ho Puay-peng
Opinion

Opinion

Ho Puay-peng

Why conservation of State Theatre is a landmark project for Hong Kong

  • While the government has focused on preserving buildings from before 1950, protecting Hong Kong’s post-war architecture is also a matter of urgency
  • The nuanced approach taken to protect the North Point landmark, marrying conservation with urban renewal, is also commendable

State Theatre, a Grade 1 historic building with a distinctive parabolic roof truss, is to be restored. Photo: Winson Wong State Theatre, a Grade 1 historic building with a distinctive parabolic roof truss, is to be restored. Photo: Winson Wong
State Theatre, a Grade 1 historic building with a distinctive parabolic roof truss, is to be restored. Photo: Winson Wong
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