Author: Ayre, P G;Cole, R N;Forster, R
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Ayre, P G;Cole, R N;Forster, R
The control of existing buildings in the private sector in Hong Kong in relation to dilapidation and defects is undertaken by the Dangerous Buildings Section of the Buildings Department. The control takes the form of a planned surveillance. Y.S. Lee
The Building & Construction Department of the City University (BC) is expanding its research programme in a number of areas. Since the department deals with matters across the industry, many of these areas are concerned with such matters as construction management, production management, quantity surveying, and building surveying. However, for the purposes of this article only research into matters that affect structural engineering are dealt with. Professor A.P. Jeary
Born in Hong Kong, Mr Ng Sai-ho spent his childhood years in turbulent times. Hong Kong experienced disastrous fires in squatter areas in the early 1950s and, at the same time, found itself with a rapidly increasing population and major resettlement problems. Nevertheless, the territory was also experiencing increasing affluence and against this background, Mr Ng‘s early years were formed.