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Tuesday, April 25 2017 22:36:22

Introduction
APC / ATC
CPD-HKIS
CPD by Others
 
Code : 2016112
Event Name : Basic Knowledge in Heritage Conservation (The 3rd Series)-Event 3B: Introduction to Historic Timber Structure
CPD Code : Formal Events
Speaker : Mr Eric P.W. CHAN
Mr Eric P.W. CHAN is a director of EPC Engineering Consultant Ltd. He graduated from the City University London and Imperial College in the UK and was a senior structural engineer of Architectural Services Department, Government of HKSAR prior to his retirement. He has over 40 years of experience in building structures in United Kingdom and in Hong Kong and is now an in-house structural consultant to Antiquities and Monuments Office. His work in ArchSD includes the Yuen Long Theatre, Tsing Yi Complex, Hong Kong Wetland Park and Visitor Centre and many other conservation projects such as Kom Tong Hall, Yau Ma Tei Theatre. He also worked on Revitalization Scheme, Financial Assistant Scheme and other buildings in Private Partnership participation initiated by the Government of HKSAR.
Event Date : 11/08/2016
Event Time : 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
CPD Hour(s) : 1.5
Divisional PQSL Hour(s) : 1.5
Venue : Surveyors Learning Centre, Room 120712/F, Wing On Centre, 111 Connaught Road Central, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong
Division : BSD
Organizer : BSD
Closing Date : 21/07/2016
Fee : HK$120 for HKIS members; HK$180 for non-members (HK$30 walk-in surcharge on all prices listed)
Priority : HKIS BSD members and who applied & paid all three (3) events; First-come first served
Language : Cantonese supplemented by English
Details :

With the increase in private participations in conservation projects, BSD is planning to formulate training course and CPD events to surveyors to equip them with the conservation knowledge and practical experience. Following the first two series of conservation seminars, here come the 3rd series: Practical Conservation Knowledge.

 

The 1st Series: Basic knowledge in heritage conservation and its opportunities

The 2nd Series: Technical knowledge in Conservation Works

The 3rd Series: Practical Conservation Knowledge

 

Event 3AUnderstand Good Conservation Practices through Criteria of UNESCO Asia-Pacific Awards Projects

 

Event 3BIntroduction to Historic Timber Structure

 

Timber structures have been used for more than a thousand years yet constantly been attacked by fungus, insects, environment and misuse. It is an excellent material in many aspects and has a very high strength to weight ratio.

 

This talk outlines the material properties, strength and weakness of such material in the building structures. It also touches on the survey technique, strengthening options, repair methods to rectify defects, fire aspect and preservation etc. Case studies will also be presented for the repair of the timber structures.

 

Event 3CSite Visit – Revitalization of Yim Tin Tsai Island, Sai Kung

 

UNESCO Asia-Pacific Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation 2005 – Heritage Conservation of St. Joseph’s Chapel: A catalyst project for enhancement of the cultural landscape of the island.

 

UNESCO Asia-Pacific Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation 2015 (Award of Distinction) – the Revitalization of the Saltpans of Yim Tin Tsai Island, this project contributes to expanding the envelope of conservation practice to an overlooked form of industrial heritage.