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News from Docomomo International: Heritage in Danger

News from Docomomo International: Heritage in Danger

HERITAGE IN DANGER Advocacy Efforts Have Positive Repercussions: State Theatre in Hong Kong by G.W. Grey and S.F. Liu, Hong Kong, 1952 DOCOMOMO International’s advocacy efforts for State Theatre were decisive in the grading process being conducted by the Antiquities...

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Urban Dialogues: Reconfiguring Hong Kong’s Central District

Urban Dialogues: Reconfiguring Hong Kong’s Central District

The past few years have seen a growing number of public debates over the future development of Hong Kong’s Central District, including the pedestrianization of major roads and conservation of buildings and sites with historical significance. This symposium brings...

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Under Threat: State Theatre in Hong Kong

Under Threat: State Theatre in Hong Kong

Architects: G.W. Grey, S.F. Liu, Hong Kong, 1952 The State Theatre (known as Empire Theatre until 1959) was opened in 1952. This significant example of Post-War Modern Movement architecture is extremely valuable because of its unique roof...

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Under Threat: Hong Kong’s General Post Office

Under Threat: Hong Kong’s General Post Office

Architect: K.M. Tseng, Hong Kong, 1976 Hong Kong´s General Post Office is now under threat of demolition. The site is planned to be redeveloped into a new commercial building under the new government plan. This monumental building, designed...

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