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Visit to Tai Kwun [FULL HOUSE]
July 13, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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The Swiss Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong together with Herzog & de Meuron
Visit to Tai Kwun – Archi Walk with Mr Edman Choy, HERZOG & DE MEURON
Date: 13 July 2018 (Friday)
Fee: HK$100(Members) HK$200 (Non-member), for adult only
Address: 10 Hollywood Road, Central, Hong Kong
RSVP By 28 June 2018 (Limited Space, Book Now!)
The former Central Police Station, Tai Kwun presents a wide range of heritage, contemporary art, performing arts and lifestyle experiences in the restored and revitalized Central Police Station compound, which comprises of three Declared Monuments, the former Central Police Station, the Central Magistracy and Victoria Prison. It is situated at the former Central Police Station compound, one of the most significant heritage sites in Hong Kong, a rare public and cultural destination at the heart of Central, the commercial centre of the city.
Swiss architects, Herzog & de Meuron has just completed their works on this project as the master planner and design consultant. The project has revitalized a unique cluster of historic structures as well as added two new cultural buildings (JC Contemporary and JC Cube). During this visit, you will have the unique opportunity to have a behind-the-scene tour with our guided tour speaker Mr Edman Choy, Associate & Project Director from Herzog & de Meuron. Mr Choy began his collaboration with Herzog & de Meuron in Basel in 2003 as a Project Architect and became an Associate in 2009. He worked on projects of various types and scales in Asia, including China, Taiwan and India. He worked on the Central Police Station Conservation and Revitalization project, now known as Tai Kwun, Centre for Heritage & Art since the concept design phase in Basel. In 2011, he relocated to Hong Kong to manage the Tai Kwun design realization on site, and coordinate the setup and daily operation of Herzog & de Meuron Hong Kong office. He is also currently managing the design of M+ Museum in West Kowloon Cultural District.
Register Now to know more about Tai Kwun!
The tentative itinerary is as follows:
14:00 Meet at Gallery Gate, Tai Kwun
14:05-16:00 Guide Tour by Mr Edman Choy,
16:00 FAQ & Networking Session at Café Claudel (Include a drink)
|To register for this event, please complete the attached Form and return to us by e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org) and send a crossed cheque (payable to: The Swiss Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong Ltd ) covering your registration fee to: GPO BOX 9232, Central, Hong Kong, on or before 28 June 2018. *If you would like to pay by bank transfer, please email us for the bank details.|
10 Hollywood Road, Central, Hong Kong
*Meet at Gallery Gate, Tai Kwun