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St john's Cathedral, Hong Kong

Project name

St John's Cathedral, Hong Kong 

Client

Lovell Chen, Melbourne

Services

Collections Management

Description

St John's Cathedral is located in the heart of Hong Kong island. ICS were commissioned by Melbourne heritage architects Lovell Chen to assess the condition of the fixtures and fittings as part of a conservation management plan. ICS were also asked to assess the impact of the proposed introduction of air condintioning on the timber structural elements of the building.

Outcomes

  • On site assessment of furnishings, tiled floor and ecclesiastical fittings
  • Assessment of impact of introduction of air conditioning on fabric
  • Contribution to collection management plan of above elements

      

St Johns - outside

St Johns Cathedral Hong Kong

St Johns, Nave

Interior of Cathedral

St Johns - Marble

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