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Landscapes Lost and Found: Appreciating Hong Kong's Heritage Cultural Landscapes

Ken Nicolson

Abstract

Hong Kong’s approach to heritage conservation has focused on saving an old building here and there with little or no regard to its surroundings. Recent public debates challenging proposals to demolish the former Central Government Offices on the historic site known as ‘Government Hill’ have highlighted this problem and, for the first time, acknowledged that the heritage value of the buildings is enhanced by their contribution to the broader ‘cultural landscape’. Not all of Hong Kong’s heritage cultural landscapes have been so fortunate. The title evokes an image of valuable items that have be ... More

Keywords: Hong Kong, Heritage, Cultural Landscape, Conservation

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9789622093393
Published to Hong Kong Scholarship Online: September 2017 DOI:10.5790/hongkong/9789622093393.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Ken Nicolson, author
University of Hong Kong

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