Heritage & Digital Humanities
Relive the magic of Versailles — admired globally for centuries and still one of the most prestigious symbols of France’s grandeur and heritage. Through this interactive exhibition, you can now step foot into the famed Hall of Mirrors, the French gardens and even catch a glimpse of Marie-Antoinette’s bedchamber.
French Rendezvous@Tai Kwun: TAI KWUN CONVERSATIONS - HERITAGE IN TIMES OF WAR
As wars occur in various places around the world, cultural heritage is put in jeopardy. To protect endangered sites and artefacts that are part of local identity and universal heritage, preservation initiatives are taking place at the heart of conflict areas. From political decision to public display, this programme aims to raise awareness of the importance of protecting cultural heritage in conflict-affected areas. It introduces actual fieldworks and innovations to trace the journey of heritage preservation in times of war.
Hong Kong – French Connections: Architectural regeneration of rural areas
During this event, participants will be invited to reflect upon the revitalisation of rural areas through architectural projects. How to respect and preserve both the social identity and the natural surroundings of sites located in the countryside? What are the ecological and sociological challenges along the way?
With a programme including keynote speeches, panel discussions, and case studies, this event will provide valuable insights and practical advice on how to revitalize rural areas through architecture with innovative and sustainable solutions.