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The role of facilities management in heritage building revitalisation project – a case study from Hong Kong

Cynthia Hou, Hao Wu

25th Pacific Rim Real Estate Society Annual Conference | Pacific Rim Real Estate Society | Published : 2019

Abstract

In recent decades, heritage building revitalisation (HBR) has started to gain popularity. A number of heritage buildings have been revitalised into museum, restaurant, gallery hub, hotel, hostel, etc. As multiple stakeholders are involved in the revitalisation process, revitalised heritage buildings are often criticised as failing to reflect end users’ needs for the most proper use of the revitalised heritage buildings, versatile facilities design, and operation efficiency. This paper discusses driver, purpose, and challenge of heritage building revitalisation (HBR) projects. It takes an urban renewal perspective to explore the HBR project characteristics. Using in-depth interview with key H..

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