ASHK Members’ Guided TourVIEW EVENT DETAILS
Haw Par Mansion – Blend of Western and Chinese Architecture
4:00pm Start of tour
5:30pm Q&A and End
Join us on a guided visit to the 3-storey 1930s eclectic architectural style Haw Par Mansion restored and revitalized under the HKSAR Government’s Revitalising Historic Buildings through Partnership Scheme. Operated by Haw Par Music Foundation, the Mansion is the centre for cross-cultural exchange through music (Chinese and Western) and art and culture. Mr. Roger Wu, Executive Director, Project Development of Haw Par Music Foundation Limited, who witnesses the revitalization of this historic mansions will personally lead the tour and introduce to our members the historical value and significance of the building before it is fully operational from April 1, 2019. What’s more? Don’t miss the chance to view films, photographs and objects provided by the Aw Family to add historical value to the Mansion’s décor!
Prior to taking up his position in HPMF in February 2014, Mr. Roger Wu Roger has worked in a number of architectural practices in the UK and Hong Kong, including a 17 year stint between 1994 and 2010 at John McAslan + Partners in London.
Roger is also actively involved with both the Royal Institute of British Architect (RIBA), where he is the Council Member representing the Asia and Australasian region as well as Chairman of the RIBA Hong Kong Chapter, and the Hong Kong Institute of Architects (HKIA), where he is a member of the Heritage & Conservation, Education Development & Accreditation Committees.
Sign up now for this special arranged tour for the members of Asia Society Hong Kong Center. Seats are limited.
Haw Par Mansion, No.15A Tai Hang Road, Hong Kong (20 mins walk from Tin Hau MTR Station)