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

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

Stuart Heaver

Originally from Kent, England, former Naval officer and entrepreneur, Stuart Heaver is a full-time freelance writer and features journalist living and working in Hong Kong. He loves his job, the sea and his family but not necessarily in that order.