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  1. Property - International - ARCHITECTURE

    Japanese designer Sou Fujimoto on 'blurring the boundaries' between nature and architecture

    Posted Feb 19th 2014, 05:10am by Catherine Shaw

    ... engineers had proved critical in achieving innovative designs. "Structural issues can restrict architecture, but for me these restrictions inspire and stimulate me to make things. I like ... toilet' is marriage of design and convenience Japan's fascination with toilet design is legendary, so it is perhaps no surprise that one of Sou Fujimoto's favourite projects is a tiny ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - ARCHITECTURE

    Israeli-Canadian architect Moshe Safdie laments unfriendly Hong Kong architecture

    Posted Feb 16th 2014, 04:46am by Christy Choi

    ... Christy Choi christy.choi@scmp.com Moshe Safdie wants to reintroduce culture, climate and geography into city's architecture Architect laments unfriendly styles When Israeli-Canadian ... as dense as Hong Kong, as intense, will have stress. Our job is to reduce it," said Safdie, who is known for incorporating a humane design philosophy into big projects. "Hong Kong has ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - ARCHITECTURE

    Lost landmarks of Hong Kong resurrected in architectural exhibition

    Posted Jan 10th 2014, 03:13am by Vivienne Chow

    ... of visual culture due to open at the West Kowloon Cultural District in 2017. "Hong Kong people have the strongest sense of architecture," said Chen, M+'s design and architecture ... 'resurrects' lost landmarks Organisers hope a new exhibition juxtaposing models "resurrecting" lost Hong Kong buildings with designs by Western architects in Asia can inspire Hongkongers ...

  4. Lifestyle - Interiors & Living - ARCHITECTURE

    Rockbund cultural hub to balance traditional and modern architecture

    Posted Apr 24th 2013, 12:00am by Catherine Shaw

    ... traditional, modern design With no shortage of new dramatic architectural landmarks in China, it is notable that one of the most intriguing design projects to emerge in recent years is not a monumental ... to their original state. Where new facades have been created, designers used equivalent materials- exposed brickwork and "Shanghai plaster"- to create a homogenous architectural look. Some ...

  5. Lifestyle - Interiors & Living - ARCHITECTURE

    Innovative Mong Kok building catches eye of judges in design competition

    Posted Mar 21st 2014, 09:40am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... of the busiest streets, on the tiniest footprint of land, Hong Kong-based global architecture firm Aedas is creating a residential building so innovative it has caught the eye of judges in an international design competition. Last week in Cannes, France, Mongkok Residence, at 78-88 Sai Yee Street, received a high commendation at the 2014 MIPIM Architectural Review Future Project Awards. Now ...

  6. News - China - ARCHITECTURE

    Architecture award to Beijing's futuristic Galaxy Soho slammed by heritage group

    Posted Aug 12th 2013, 12:00am by XU DUNGHONG

    ... in architectural design," he said. Hua Xinmin, who campaigns to preserve Beijing's historic neighbourhoods, said she petitioned the government to stop the demolition of the hutongs. ... Galaxy Soho is characteristic of the British-Iraqi architect's fondness for swirling, cornerless designs. Four white, domed structures, connected by bridges, rise 15 storeys from the Second ...

  7. Lifestyle - Interiors & Living - ARCHITECTURE

    Design duo foster debate on the built environment

    Posted May 08th 2013, 12:00am by Catherine Shaw

    ... environment and the ways architecture can impact daily life," says Schuldenfrei. "Often the work we do is not so much an architectural product, but is instead designed to stimulate ... Catherine Shaw property.post@scmp.com Couple create food for thought in multimedia projects, opening a forum for interactivity and social comment on urban structures Design as advocacy ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - ARCHITECTURE

    Kai Tak design competition won by ‘humanistic garden’ concept

    Posted Jan 18th 2014, 04:42pm by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com An architecture contest to find a design for the area around the Qing-era Lung Tsun stone bridge in Kai Tak has been won by a team from the University of Hong Kong A ‘humanistic garden’ has emerged the winner in a design contest for a preservation corridor around the Qing-era Lung Tsun stone bridge in Kai Tak. A team of architects ...

  9. Lifestyle - Interiors & Living - ARCHITECTURE

    Architect Joel Sanders seeks building designs that integrate with nature

    Posted Mar 13th 2013, 12:00am by CHRIS DEWOLF

    ... Christopher DeWolf property.post@scmp.com Joel Sanders is among a growing number of architects encouraging the design of buildings that integrate more with the environment Going home ... Last year, Sanders and landscape architect Diana Balmori, both of whom teach at the Yale School of Architecture, published Groundwork: Between Landscape and Architecture, which seeks ...

  10. News - China - ARCHITECTURE

    Beijing site of next Apec summit designed to impress

    Posted Jan 05th 2014, 05:15am by XU DONGHUAN

    ... It will be a model of sustainable development in Beijing." Upon completion, the 65-hectare islet will be a showcase of unique architectural designs. Besides the VIP villas, which dot the island and are based on designs drawn from different regions of China, the conference centre, which sits in the middle of the island, takes the style of ancient Chinese architecture, with flying eaves ...




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