The Bund promenade in Shanghai, China, mixes both the old and the new. Photo: AlamyThe Bund promenade in Shanghai, China, mixes both the old and the new. Photo: Alamy
The Bund promenade in Shanghai, China, mixes both the old and the new. Photo: Alamy

What Shanghai can teach Hong Kong about conserving buildings of historical value

Chinese city sees its heritage buildings as prestigious assets that can attract some of the world’s leading companies, while Hong Kong turns a 19th century police station into a supermarket and lets developers erase heritage

Topic |   Conservation
The Bund promenade in Shanghai, China, mixes both the old and the new. Photo: AlamyThe Bund promenade in Shanghai, China, mixes both the old and the new. Photo: Alamy
The Bund promenade in Shanghai, China, mixes both the old and the new. Photo: Alamy
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