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M+/ Docomomo Hong Kong Architecture Oral History Project

Oral History Project This project is an effort to document, through oral histories, the work of leading practitioners of architecture in Hong Kong with the ultimate aim of enriching knowledge and understanding of the discipline and how it has shaped the city’s built...

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News from Docomomo International: Heritage in Danger

News from Docomomo International: Heritage in Danger

HERITAGE IN DANGERAdvocacy Efforts Have Positive Repercussions:State Theatre in Hong Kongby 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...

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Under Threat: State Theatre in Hong Kong (updated)

Under Threat: State Theatre in Hong Kong (updated)

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 had been assessed by Docomomo International as a structure worth preserving...

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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 by a local architect, was...

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