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 2020
The Hong Kong Institute of Architectural Conservationists (HKICON) announced the winners of the 2020 HKICON Conservation Awards. The jury awarded two winners in the adaptive reuse category as a recognition of merit in their unique site-specific approaches; and one Special Mention in the restoration category. Chaired by HKICON, a panel of conservation experts met to review six submissions spanning three categories — restoration, adaptive reuse and interpretation. The Jury deliberation was conducted in early February.
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.