Ceramics

VP_BD_P_0030
Wah Fu corner tile
Material categories:

Ceramic

Cement based

Identification number:

20-0000-291-a

Off Wah Fu Road, next to SKH Lui Ming Choi Secondary School, there is a hidden entrance to a path crossing over the creek. This …

VP_BD_P_0048
Future aggregate
Material category:

Ceramic

Identification number:

22-1000-290-a

Residents of Wah Fu maintain two informal crossings over the stream leading to Waterfall Bay. Along the path they have utilised make-shift construction methods, constructing …

CF_BD_P_0018
Deep Water Bay bricks
Material category:

Ceramic

Identification number:

22-1000-288-a

Brick Hill (known as Nam Long Shan) lies in the south of Hong Kong Island. The hill was named after the brick works factory that …

Kam Tin brick 1
Kam Tin brick
Material category:

Ceramic

Identification number:

22-1000-285-a

Kam Tin, in the New Territories north of Tai Mo Shan, is an area with a rich cultural history. Temples, ancestral halls, and walled villages …

Future sand 1
Future sand
Material categories:

Ceramic

Mineral / Mineral based

Identification number:

22-1000-284-a

While the debate surrounding increased housing development on Lamma Island continues, small private-sector developments have sprung up along the peripheries of the old villages. On …

AB_BD_P_0038
Eroded tiles with mortar
Material categories:

Ceramic

Cement based

Identification number:

21-1000-282-a

Anthropogenic flotsam like eroded glass, pieces of concrete and tiles are washed up on the Sea Ranch Beach daily. Some residents have mentioned that the …

VP_BD_P_0102
Ceramic Planter Tile Fragment
Material categories:

Cement based

Ceramic

Identification number:

22-7156-168-a

A Ficus elastica tree's growing roots and insufficient adherence between old and new finishes contributed to the failure of this chunk of ceramic tile from …

2021-7182-002-b-1
Waterjet-cut fired brick
Material category:

Ceramic

Identification number:

21-7182-002-a

A common brick (fired clay) is cut with a waterjet using brick setting, which uses low pressure for brittle materials.

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