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  1. Lifestyle - Interiors & Living - DESIGN

    Danish architects take space and light approach

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 05:34am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... The Yuhang project, for example, takes its cue from ancient platforms discovered nearby, believed to be the root of Chinese civilisation. Henning Larsen linked to that history by designing a large ...

  2. Property - International

    South Korean housing market hindered by traditional system

    Posted Jun 04th 2014, 05:13am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... a 19th-century version of an ancient instrument, jeonse, emerged as an alternative to conventional home ownership." The system involves the tenant paying a hefty deposit in return for living ...

  3. Property - International - EGYPT

    Egypt's land bank needs replenishing, big developer SODIC says

    Posted Aug 07th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Reuters Egypt's SODIC says only 2 years' worth of sites left and more is needed to spur development Land bank 'mustbe replenished' despite turmoil One of Egypt ... was nonetheless hopeful that the interim housing minister, Ibrahim Mahlab, would go ahead with the auctions. "Like with everything in Egypt nowadays you can't get too carried away because you ...

  4. Property - Hong Kong & China - DESIGN

    Old farmhouses reborn in shadow of Great Wall

    Posted May 14th 2014, 05:04am by LISA GAY

    ... their weekend home in Beigou village. From their second-storey loft, the ancient wall spreads out across a spine of mountains before disappearing completely from sight. But from the road, ... with a propensity for blending East and West, the natural and man-made, and the modern and ancient in one space. While Ironstone recalls the designs of Frank Lloyd Wright- especially in the copious use ...

  5. Property - International - JAPAN

    Sekisui House buys Tokyo office tower for 74b yen

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 05:47am by Reuters

    ... year. It owns the Osaka landmark Hommachi Garden City, Tokyo's Garden City Shinagawa Gotenyama and the Ritz-Carton, Kyoto building in Japan's ancient capital of Kyoto. ...

  6. Property - International - EGYPT

    Foreign investors shun Cairo property in face of political turmoil

    Posted Oct 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... violent unrest in Egypt threatens to drive up vacancy rates at offices and shopping centres and prompt international investors to shift funds to sub-Saharan real estate. The army overthrew ... overnight," said Ahmed Badrawi, managing director of Sodic, one of Egypt's biggest developers and behind the Eastown scheme in New Cairo, a massive development of offices, shops and homes. ...

  7. Lifestyle - Interiors & Living - DESIGN

    Shanghai fair attracts do-it-yourself interior designers

    Posted Mar 12th 2014, 05:03am by Catherine Shaw

    ... on their display was the Ming line, created by Shanghai-based duo Lyndon Neri and Rossana Hu of Neri and Hu. "The Ming Collection is the result of a cultural investigation- an exploration of ancient ...

  8. Property - International - TOWN PLANNING

    Kwon Young Gull, who transformed Seoul, has advice for Hong Kong

    Posted Dec 11th 2013, 03:47am by Christopher Dewolf

    ... A study of Seoul's colour profile led to the creation of an official palette used for street kiosks, utility vehicles and signage, with colours reflecting the grey of ancient stone walls ...

  9. Property - Hong Kong & China - EARNINGS

    China home sales to rise at least 11pc this year as wealthy buy, says Sunac

    Posted Oct 22nd 2013, 03:30am by BLOOM

    ... compiled by Bloomberg. Sun owns 48 per cent of Sunac, while Bain Capital owns 5.4 per cent. The developer and Greentown China are building villas that model Chinese ancient gardens in Suzhou, which ...

  10. Property - International - FRANCE

    Foreigners find luxury bargains in Paris as wealthy French flee taxes

    Posted Oct 23rd 2013, 04:49am by BLOOM

    ... trebled since 2000. The drop lured to the City of Light buyers not only from China and Russia but also Middle Eastern investors escaping unrest in countries from Syria and Egypt to Libya ...




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