The name ‘Tai Kwun’ (大館) in Chinese means ‘big station’, the colloquial name used by police officers and the public alike to refer to the former law enforcement complex. In fact, as early as the 1880s the name Tai Kwun has been recorded in news articles in reference to the former Central Police Station. The name has been adopted by The Jockey Club CPS Limited as a reminder of the historical importance of the compound
Design Concept Behind the Logo
With its contemporary, minimalistic style, the Tai Kwun logo expresses the sense of endless possibilities that Tai Kwun offers.
The geometric shape represents the triangular roofs of the historic buildings and the rectangular profile of the new – conveying the integration of heritage and contemporary art.