ATTENTION NEW ACP CLASS OF 2019: The course timetable for 2019-2020 has been unloaded! Go to: "PDip/MSc(Conservation)" > "Course Timetable" > "click here" - remember: 100% course attendance is compulsory!
2018 Dec - Accreitation: ACP received accreditation from The Hong Kong Institute of Architectural Conservationists (HKICON) for its MSc/PDip(Conservation) programmes. The 5-year accreditation period is backdated to 1 Jan 2018, and the programmes are expected to be reaccredited for another 5 years from 1 Jan 2023.
2018 Aug - Prize: In recognition of Prof. Lynne DiStefano's outstanding contribution to conservation education in Hong Kong, the Faculty of Architecture has approved an award named in Lynne's honour - the Lynne DiStefano Prize - for graduating students of the BA(Conservation) programme who have achieved academic excellence. The prize money was donated by a group of MSc(Conservation) alumni who are also the founding council members of The Hong Kong Institute of Architectural Conservationists (HKICON).
2018 Jun - Publication: ACP Adjunct Assistant Professor, C.P. Lai, published the book Hong Kong Aberdeen: The Signs of the Times of Little Hong Kong (in Chinese) (Hong Kong: WE Press, June 2018). This is a book that examines the intangible cultural heritage, ethnography, and industrial heritage of Hong Kong’s Aberdeen. The book launch took place on 14 June 2018, involving the Aberdeen fishing community, and widely covered by the local media (including TV). A news article reported the book as “the most in-depth publication to date on the cultural and historical development of Hong Kong Aberdeen’s fishing industry” (Sky Post, 15 June 2018).
2018 Apr - Achivement: ACP Head of Division, Hoyin Lee, is cited in the 2017 UNESCO Asia-Pacific Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation, “Blue House Cluster.” This project won highest honour in the UNESCO conservation awards for built-heritage conservation (Award of Excellence), awarded to a Hong Kong project for the first time. The award was announced by UNESCO on 1 November 2017, and the official award presentation ceremony took place 6 April 2018.