Tai Kwun Conversations

Tai Kwun Conversations – Unpacking the Reuse of Colonial-era Historic Buildings: Cases of Tai Kwun and the Rockbund Art Museum

Tai Kwun Conversations – Unpacking the Reuse of Colonial-era Historic Buildings: Cases of Tai Kwun and the Rockbund Art Museum

Tai Kwun Conversations – Community Matters: Planning and Design through Narrating Community Stories

Tai Kwun Conversations – Making a Classic Modern: Frank Gehry’s Masterplan for the Philadelphia Museum of Art

Tai Kwun Conversations – A Vibrant New Arts Precinct in a Heritage Waterfront: The Revitalisation of Pier 2/3 of Walsh Bay Arts Precinct, Australia

Tai Kwun Conversations — Invisible Innovation: Revitalising the Central Police Station Compound

Laying the Groundwork: The Burra Charter and Heritage Values

The Book and the Sword in China and Italy’s Martial Culture

Healing Architecture: Tsz Shan Monastery’s Mindfulness Journey in Purifying Body and Mind

Heritage Reborn: Restoration of Duddell Street Steps and Gas Lamps

Crime, Justice and Punishment in Colonial Hong Kong

Beyond the Surface – How paint conservation tells the identity of a building

Creating a Liveable City: Combining Conservation and Development in Yangon

Beyond Memories: Conserving Heritage in France and Macao

Date & Time

6 Sep 2021 7pm-8:30pm

Location

JC Cube

Price

$80

General

Acknowledgement

Built Heritage Research Collaborative (BHRC), HKUrbanLabs

Tai Kwun Conversations is a series of talks that brings together brilliant minds to discuss the challenges and rewards in pursuing a sustainable future through the active management of heritage resources. Join us at this monthly event to discover outstanding practices in heritage conservation and strike up a conversation with our renowned guest speakers.


This talk will unpack the reuse of two sets of colonial-era historic buildings in Hong Kong and Shanghai, and contextualise the cities’ nuanced relationships with their recent pasts.

The event will be conducted in English, with simultaneous interpretation from English to Cantonese available.

Speakers:

Dr. Ying Zhou | Assistant Professor, Department of Architecture, The University of Hong Kong

Moderator:

Dr. Cecilia Chu | Associate Professor, Division of Landscape Architecture, The University of Hong Kong and Founding Member, Docomomo Hong Kong

7:00pm – 8:00pm

Talk

8:00pm – 8:30pm

Q&A


Tai Kwun Treats

“Tai Kwun Treats” are now available for the participants of this programme! Get the vouchers and enjoy various privileged offers at designated shops and restaurants.

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