Code : 2024093
Event Name : Visit to St. Joseph Church Fanling
CPD Code : Formal Events
Speaker : The representative(s) of The Catholic Diocese of Hong Kong - Diocesan Building & Development Commission
Event Date : 2024-08-31
Event Time : 10:00 am– 11:30 am
Registration Closing Date : 2024-08-22
CPD Hour(s) : 1.5
Divisional PQSL Hour(s) : 1.5
Venue : 5 Wo Tai Street Fanling NT
Division : BSD
Organizer : Building Surveying Division
Fee : HK$200 for members
Priority : BSD Members; First-come-first-served (Max quota of 40) (Successful applicant would receive itinerary before visit)
Language : Cantonese supplemented by English
Details :


St. Joseph's Church, Fanling is a Parish church built in the 1950s and has been serving the community for over five decades.  In 2009, the Church saw an opportunity to expand its facilities onto the immediately adjacent parking lot so as to increase church services for the community.  The new extension to St. Joseph's Church with approximately Gross Floor Area of 2,400sqm includes a new multi-purpose auditorium, community services centre, activities rooms and priest quarters.  The design also enriches the religious experience with shade and light, echoing the Seven Sorrows and Joys of St. Joseph – the Patron Saint of the church. The pyramid skylight above the new altar in the basement exudes biblical imagery and stories.


The original St. Joseph's Church is the only remaining building of its type in the Luen Wo Hui Area.  It is a religious hub for locals and a prominent landmark.  The existing church building has been identified as a potential Grade III Historical Building. Heritage conservation is, therefore, one of the most important considerations in the design.  This is not only a design mechanism to achieve a sustainable development, but also a means to continue to celebrate the legacy of this local spiritual community for the generations to come.


The project won a BEAM Plus-NB [v1.2] Provisional Bronze in 2020.

Remarks :
  1. Online registration is accepted for this CPD event. A completed [1] Standard Reservation Form and [2] Declaration Form is required for offline registration. First-come-first-served.
  2. Successful registrants will not receive an email confirmation and the event details UNLESS completing the Declaration Form and payment. Once the reservation is made, the reservation fee is non-refundable.
  3. All participating members shall arrange their own transport to the venue.
  4. While HKIS will arrange for insurance policy for the participants, members may consider taking out their own insurance policy to cover their own risks.
  5. Latecomers will NOT be picked up and will NOT be allowed to join the visit.
Payment : HKD 200
Face-to-Face/Zoom : Face-to-Face

HKIS members only