HKUAA Professional Group Conservation Visit to Catholic Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception (聖母無原罪主教座堂) (FULL)
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Mr. Faustus Lam Sair Ling 林社鈴建築師, Head of Property | Caritas – Hong Kong
HKIA, CIOH, HKICON
Mr. Lam Sair Ling is the first local Architect/Surveyor specialised in conservation of heritage buildings and local architecture. He was, before retirement, a Senior Maintenance Surveyor in the Property Services Branch of the Architectural Services Department looking after the conservation and maintenance of all the historical buildings under the portfolio of the Government.
Mr. Lam was previously an Adjunct Associate Professor, Division of Architectural Conservation Programmes (ACP), Faculty of Architecture, HKU.
He has received a numbers of awards in conservation and revitalisation of historic buildings, namely: HKIA Presidents Prize for the restoration of Tai Fu Tai in 1989 and Kun Ting Study Hall in 1991; IGA Expo for the Kowloon Walled City Park in 1993; UNESCO Asian Pacific Awards in Heritage Conservation for the restoration of King Law Study Hall in 2001, Catholic Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in 2003 and the St. Joseph Chapel at Yim Tin Tsai in 2005. Mr. Lam has also been a contributor of the Chinese book 'Hundred Years Architecture of Hong Kong', editor for 'Home in Guizhou', 'Chinese Traditional Dwellings and the Culture of Modern Architecture', and 'The History, Art and Architecture of the Lu Pan Temple', etc.
His detailed profile: http://acp.arch.hku.hk/people/SLLam%20CV.pdf
ABOUT THE CHURCH
Catholic Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception 16 Caine Road Constructed from 1883 to 1888, the Catholic Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception is an imposing building in a cruciform shape with a tower at the intersection of the cross. It is one of the finest examples of Gothic architecture in Hong Kong. The cathedral underwent renovation in 2002 in a project that was awarded the Honourable Mention in the 2003 UNESCO Asia-Pacific Awards for Culture Heritage Conservation.
Prior registration via the link at the bottom of this page is required. Only successful participants will be notified by email. Only HKUAA members are welcome.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS:
- please follow the rules of the church, including
no photo taking during the visit (unless with the church's permission)
need to dress properly
no drinking/ smoking/ talking loudly
- late comers would not be entertained
- visit will be cancelled in case of typhoon signal no 8 or black rainstorm signal is hoisted
當懸掛 8 號颱風信號或黑色暴雨警告生效 時，所有導賞活動將會取消。
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