Many believe the Red House served as a base for republican revolutionaries who overthrew the Qing dynasty in 1911 including Sun Yat-sen, the founding father of modern China. Photo: Felix Wong Many believe the Red House served as a base for republican revolutionaries who overthrew the Qing dynasty in 1911 including Sun Yat-sen, the founding father of modern China. Photo: Felix Wong
Many believe the Red House served as a base for republican revolutionaries who overthrew the Qing dynasty in 1911 including Sun Yat-sen, the founding father of modern China. Photo: Felix Wong
Margaret Brooke
Opinion

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Concrete Analysis by Margaret Brooke

City must adopt proactive policies to protect, preserve heritage buildings

Existing government system for protection of old buildings still has significant gaps that urgently need to be closed

Many believe the Red House served as a base for republican revolutionaries who overthrew the Qing dynasty in 1911 including Sun Yat-sen, the founding father of modern China. Photo: Felix Wong Many believe the Red House served as a base for republican revolutionaries who overthrew the Qing dynasty in 1911 including Sun Yat-sen, the founding father of modern China. Photo: Felix Wong
Many believe the Red House served as a base for republican revolutionaries who overthrew the Qing dynasty in 1911 including Sun Yat-sen, the founding father of modern China. Photo: Felix Wong
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Margaret Brooke

Margaret Brooke

Margaret Brooke is chairwoman of the Heritage Hong Kong Foundation and a member of the organising committee of the International Heritage Conservation Conference