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Tuesday, May 23 2017 11:22:22

Introduction
APC / ATC
CPD-HKIS
CPD by Others
 
Code : 2015023
Event Name : ''How did I build my own home in Melbourne: from inception to completion''
CPD Code : Formal Events
Speaker : Sr MAK Nai Cheong
FHKIS, MRICS, MAIBS

Sr Mak qualified in the early 80’s, started work in the government for many years and then entered into private practice. He lectured in the City University of HK for a term before he migrated to Australia. Later on he came back and worked in the private sector and once again entered into the Buildings Department for 6 years. He is now residing in Melbourne.
Event Date : 18/03/2015
Event Time : 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
CPD Hour(s) : 1.5
Venue : Surveyors Learning Centre, Room 120712/F, Wing On Centre, 111 Connaught Road Central, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong
Division : BSD
Organizer : BSD
Closing Date : 04/03/2015
Fee : HK$120 for HKIS members; HK$180 for non-HKIS members (HK$50 walk-in surcharge on all prices listed)
Priority : Priority will be given to BSD Members; first-come-first-served
Language : Cantonese supplemented by English
Details :

From inception to completion, Sr Mak spent a total of four years to build his own house in Melbourne, almost full-time, and hands-on.

 

 

In this seminar, Sr Mak will go through the Melbourne approval procedures for small houses, the small construction practices and building process which uses materials and techniques rarely seen in HK.  He will also talk about the hassles he had faced during the whole process, since this was an unusual lengthy period for a small house to build.  He will use an extensive photo record in the presentation.  There will be an Q&A session, if time permits.