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Cement in the Concrete Jungle: The ... - Docomomo Hong Kong

2020-12-14  Shanghai plaster is a kind of granolithic cement plaster that emerged in Hong Kong around the mid-1920s, and soon became one of the most popular material choices for modern buildings in the 1930s. Despite its popularity in the past, Shanghai plaster has now become one of the most undermined and misunderstood material finishes.

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Cement in the Concrete Jungle: The History and Restoration of Shanghai Plaster in Hong Kong Shanghai plaster is a kind of granolithic cement plaster that emerged in Hong Kong around the mid-1920s, and soon became one of the most popular material choices for modern buildings in the 1930s.

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2020 Public Discussion Series Docomomo Hong Kong

2020-11-9  A four-part public discussion series that engages with a range of topics centering the transnational circulation of the Modern Movement in Hong Kong and beyond.. 1. Art Miniatures as Method: The Case of Gio Ponti’s Projects for Daniel Koo (1963) and Su

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Less Concrete More Jungle: Rethink the ... - arch.hku.hk

Abstract Cement is one of the most carbon-polluting industries in the global economy due to its heat generated grinding process. About 8% of global carbon dioxide emissions are attributed to concrete manufacturing each year. Hong Kong, as one of the notorious concrete jungles in the world, the expanding reclamation projects and the multilevel metropolis that []

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Greening the Concrete Jungle: Hong Kong's Eco Transformation

2021-2-24  Greening the Concrete Jungle: Hong Kong’s Eco Transformation. No longer an afterthought, vertical greening is now integrated as an essential part of property-development strategy. According to Edwin Chan, senior project director at New World Developmen t (NWD), it’s a vital component in reducing a project’s carbon footprint and improving ...

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Cement in the Concrete Jungle: The History and Restoration of Shanghai Plaster in Hong Kong. 11. ‘Euros’ versus ‘Anglos’? Heritage Definitions and Discourses in Continental Europe, Britain and the United States. 6. Cross-Talks: A Docomomo Sharing Session (Nov 23, 2020) 6. 查看全部. 查看更多.

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Under Threat: Rainha D. Leonor ... - Docomomo Hong Kong

It clearly expresses the advancements of the period in building construction methods through the use of reinforced concrete and other uses of cement, concrete and glass; It is located in the midst of a modernist urban masterplan which constitutes the main ensemble of modernist architecture in Macau;

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Hong Kong's concrete jungle amplifies city's radiation CNN

2012-3-15  Hong Kong’s concrete jungle amplifies city’s radiation ... the locally-sourced granite aggregates used in place of pricier cement to make the concrete. “Hong Kong is lying on a high ...

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Hong Kong Cement Manufacturing (香港水泥) – The

2019-5-6  Left: article about the formation of HK Cement by Taiwanese businessmen in 1962 (WKYP, 1952-10-27); Right: Koo Chen-fu telling the press about the relative strength of Taiwan for industrial development vs. Hong Kong in 1965 (WKYP, 1965-12-18) The housing boom in the late 1950s and early 1960s in HK made it a very attractive market for cement.

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Life in a concrete jungle - YP South China Morning Post

2014-3-26  Chaotic yet beautiful, Hong Kong is a dazzling city of contradictions. When Romain Jacquet-Lagrèze moved to the city in 2009, he was immediately inspired to

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Less Concrete More Jungle: Rethink the ... - arch.hku.hk

Abstract Cement is one of the most carbon-polluting industries in the global economy due to its heat generated grinding process. About 8% of global carbon dioxide emissions are attributed to concrete manufacturing each year. Hong Kong, as one of the notorious concrete jungles in the world, the expanding reclamation projects and the multilevel metropolis that []

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Hong Kong’s wall trees struggle in the concrete jungle ...

Hong Kong’s wall trees struggle in the concrete jungle. Photo: Calvin Guan Photo: Calvin Guan China celebrates Arbor Day every year on March 12. ... To mark the occasion, Calvin Guan and Sarah Zheng examine the plight of Hong Kong's stunning wall trees and one man's fight to save them.

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Cement Plants located in Hong Kong - CemNet

Switch to statistics view. Cement plant locations and information on Hong Kong can be found below. For full access to the database, purchase The Global Cement Report™, 13th Edition. Purchase. Summary. Cement capacity (Mt) Integrated plants. 1. Clinker plants.

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7D Hong Kong Outdoor Itinerary — Exploring A Different ...

2018-4-23  This trip made us realise how much more of Hong Kong there is than the concrete jungle we know of. Interested in exploring more outdoor sights? Check out these 9 lesser known sights in Hong Kong. With such a great mix of urban and natural landscapes, we couldn’t have had a more eye-opening trip to Hong Kong

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GREEN ISLAND CEMENT - gich.hk

Green Island Cement was founded in 1886 at Ilha Verde (Green Island) in Macau, with its incorporation in Hong Kong on the 3rd January 1887. It is, therefore, one of the oldest companies still operating in the Territory. The Group now operates the only integrated cement plant in Hong Kong and has two cement operations in South China.

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Concrete jungle - Idioms by The Free Dictionary

What does concrete jungle expression mean? Definitions by the largest Idiom Dictionary. Concrete jungle - Idioms by The Free Dictionary. ... Hong Kong's concrete jungle became somewhat more menacing with the astonishing pavement paintings that strand strollers in shark- infested waters and gets them stalked by fierce prowling tigers.

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Hongkongci – Hongkongci

2021-8-12  The Hong Kong Concrete Institute aims to advance Concrete Engineering, Material and Technology as well as promote professional concrete management. In this regard, we will organize a series of events in the coming year namely, CPD seminars,

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Urban Dictionary: Concrete Jungle

2021-5-26  Large urban cities. Like a jungle, there is so much going on in large cities and so much depth to tis high rises and train systems underground. Also like jungles cities are loud and alive at night and something is always going on 24/7.

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Top 10 cement producers in the world - Construction news

2021-8-14  China Resources Cement is located in China’s Cyman Islands and has its headquarters in Hong Kong. 8. Taiwan Cement Corporation. Taiwan Cement Corporation is based in Taiwan and specializes in the production of cement, cement machinery, furnace powder, and ready-mixed concrete. The company was established in May 1964 and has an annual ...

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What Is Honeycomb In Concrete Cause of Honeycomb In ...

2021-8-17  In setting steel spacing, both the designer and the builder should keep in mind that the concrete must be consoled.. Honeycomb is a void left in concrete due to the failure of the mortar to effectively fill the spaces among coarse aggregate particles. Rock pockets are generally severe conditions of honey-comb where an excessive volume of aggregate is found.

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Hong Kong: Exploring a More Sustainable Concrete Jungle ...

2017-7-28  Concrete is a key building material for local property developers – it is among the largest volume of materials used in Hong Kong; Concrete also has a large environmental footprint (high embodied carbon) Because of its unique land scarcity issue, Hong Kong has a high demolition rate to make way for new development

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Maxim Recruitment Concrete, Cement and Carbon: Hong Kong ...

2019-1-11  Concrete dominates the Hong Kong cityscape, with the vast majority of both high- and low-rise buildings using concrete instead of steel. However, cement production creates approximately 8% of the entire world’s carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions [1].In fact, cement manufacturing produces around 0.9 pounds of CO2 for every pound of cement.

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Alex Madie — Hong Kong - 36 Hours in the Concrete Jungle

2016-12-16  Hong Kong - the concrete jungle. We arrive on the island city-state, staying only for two nights and a day. We had already settled on the usual sights, but we’ll quickly be taken to a different side of Hong Kong. As we land, a heavy downpour starts and our bags get delayed (read: getting a free cleaning outside). Forced to sit down with a ...

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OZO Wesley, Hong Kong - the oasis in the concrete jungle ...

2018-2-4  OZO Wesley, Hong Kong - the oasis in the concrete jungle Sunday, February 04, 2018. At the end of January we had a short trip to the incredible city of Hong Kong. While searching for where to stay in Hong Kong we had a few criteria in mind: we

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Alliance Construction Materials Limited - Concrete

2020-6-19  NEFIN, leading solar developer and investor in carbon neutrality solutions, and Alliance Construction Materials Limited (“Alliance”), a joint venture of CK Infrastructure Holdings Limited (“CKI”) and HeidelbergCement Group providing concrete and aggregates total solutions are proud to announce the successful completion of the solar power projects in two of Alliance’s concrete ...

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GREEN ISLAND CEMENT - gich.hk

Green Island Cement was founded in 1886 at Ilha Verde (Green Island) in Macau, with its incorporation in Hong Kong on the 3rd January 1887. It is, therefore, one of the oldest companies still operating in the Territory. The Group now operates the only integrated cement plant in Hong Kong and has two cement operations in South China.

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Alternative Binders for Concrete Other Than Cement

2013-6-13  Allternative Binders for Concrete Other ThanConcrete Other Than Cement Jaime SK Yeung Hong Kong Concrete InstituteHong Kong Concrete Institute

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(PDF) Pet animals in the concrete jungle: Tales of ...

PDF On Jan 1, 2016, Fiona Law published Pet animals in the concrete jungle: Tales of Abandonment, Failures, and Sentimentality in San Hua and Twelve Nights Find, read and cite all the research ...

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Building Pathology - Wiley

DOCOMOMO UK, and a former member of the executive committee of ICOMOS Australia. Bryan Marsh BSc, PhD, CEng, MICE, FICT, FCS Bryan Marsh is an Associate with Arup Research Development. He is a chartered civil engineer and concrete technologist with over 20 years experience. Prior to joining Arup in 1997, he was Head of Concrete Tech-nology at ...

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7 Types of Construction Defects in Reinforced Concrete ...

🕑 Reading time: 1 minute Concrete is known to be a very versatile and reliable material, but some construction errors and construction negligence can lead to the development of defects in a concrete structure. These defects in concrete structures can be due to poor construction practices, poor quality control or due to poor structural design []

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