WELCOME TO HKICON
The Hong Kong Institute of Architectural Conservationists (HKICON) 香港建築文物保護師學會 is a professional body for architectural conservation practitioners. It was established within the context of growing recognition for the protection and conservation of built heritage in Hong Kong.
HKICON Conservation Awards 2021
The Hong Kong Institute of Architectural Conservationists (HKICON) announced the winners of the 2021 HKICON Conservation Awards. A jury panel of conservation experts including selected HKICON council members met in late January 2022 to review four submissions spanning two categories—restoration and adaptive reuse. The jury awarded: one Winner in the adaptive reuse category in recognition of their standard-setting restoration and adaptation of a historic building for a new use; one Special Mention in the adaptive reuse category; and one Special Mention in the restoration category in appreciation of their efforts and adherence to standards of best practice in conservation.
Project Funded by Built Heritage Conservation Fund, Development Bureau
The Built Heritage Conservation Fund (BHCF) offers funding for public education, community involvement, and publicity activities in order to strengthen community awareness and knowledge of built heritage conservation, enhance public participation, increase volunteering opportunities in heritage conservation works, and mobilise people to take direct and positive action to conserve and revitalize heritage buildings. For more details of the Fund, please refer to the heritage website (www.heritage.gov.hk). Under the BHCF, a pilot funding scheme for public engagement projects on built heritage conservation was launched in January 2017, The Hong Kong Institute of Architectural Conservationists' project proposal titled "HKICON: Our Neighbourhoods (Heritage of Our Days)" (BHCF-funded project) was approved in March 2018.
Consisting of three separate but related themes, the project runs from 01 June 2018 until 31 December 2019 with public programmes throughout its duration. The three areas of activities are: (1) Neighbourhood Cultural Mapping Workshops and Exhibitions (North Point and Yau Ma Tei), (2) Conservation Techniques and Building Maintenance Trainings, and (3) The Modern Movement in Hong Kong Lecture and Site Visit Series. All events are free and open to the public, with required registration.
For updates, please check the HKICON website, Facebook page (www.facebook.com/HKICON), and LinkedIn page (www.linkedin.com/company/hkicon/). For any questions concerning the activities of the above BHCF-funded Project, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.