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  1. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - CULTURE

    West Kowloon’s M+ museum's design has versatility down to a ‘T’

    Posted Feb 17th 2014, 11:07am by Vivienne Chow

    ... said. “We bring it to the foreground, and here is the landscape for … architecture, design display, installations. Even artists can use it as studio. “It’s like a playground for artists, ... Vivienne Chow vivienne.chow@scmp.com Inverted T shape o f West Kowloon's visual culture museum means it will be more versatile than international counterparts, says architect Design ...

  2. News - China - CULTURE

    Building craze 'stops at officials'

    Posted Oct 21st 2014, 04:37am by Andrea Chen

    ... architecture scholars say. But such ambitious designs may not represent the best use of public money, some experts have said following a call by President Xi Jinping for an end to "weird architecture". Over the past decade, the mainland has become one of the most receptive markets for ambitious design projects. Unlike in the West, where building plans can get tied down in committee ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    West Kowloon park: 'it's about the arts not trees'

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 03:38am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Vivienne Chow vivienne.chow@scmp.com West Kowloon park: 'it's about the arts not trees' The architectural team behind the latest design for the West Kowloon Cultural ... for an urban forest to rival Central Park has given way to green lawns, an arts pavilion, black box theatre and an outdoor stage in the new design produced by a team of two local companies and one from ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    'Bird's Nest' architects Herzog & de Meuron win M+ museum design

    Posted Jun 29th 2013, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Vivienne Chow vivienne.chow@scmp.com Swiss architectural firm fights off five global rivals with a minimalist 'playground for artists' to win job of creating West Kowloon museum M+ design goes to 'Bird's Nest' team A team led by the architectural firm behind the "Bird's Nest" National Stadium in Beijing and London's Tate Modern ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    HK's 2nd biggest library opens in Tin Shui Wai

    Posted Feb 26th 2013, 12:00am by Dennis Chong

    ... was designed to fit the rural area through the use of natural materials and a design that resonated with the village community. According to Thomas Wan, the Architectural Services Department senior architect who is responsible for the project, the design of the eight-storey building was based on a Chinese-style cabinet. By relying on bricks, timber and stone, the architects wanted the building ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Seven teams in running to create arts hub park

    Posted Nov 09th 2012, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... Cultural District Authority from 22 design teams that had expressed an interest in designing the city's cultural park. They final seven are Cook Robotham Architectural Bureau and VOGT ... Olga Wong olga.wong@scmp.com Seven teams in running to create arts hub park The arts hub authority has shortlisted seven international teams to design the city's second largest urban ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    New Kowloon park design a long way from Central Park

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 03:59am by Olga Wong

    ... is reduced to a series of lawns under a cost-cutting design unveiled yesterday. Money devoted to the park has been halved to HK$1 billion and green coverage of the site reduced from the originally ... not just about size. It's about quality. It's got to be better than Central Park." In the latest plan produced by a landscape architectural team appointed by the authority ...

  8. News - CULTURE

    Glittering panel to design Hong Kong's flagship art museum

    Posted Sep 18th 2012, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong olga.wong@scmp.com Art world luminaries to steer museum design The design for the city's flagship visual arts museum will lie in the hands of a select group of professional brought together by the West Kowloon Cultural District Authority. The eight-strong jury of local and foreign architects, designers and an art collector will determine the design of the waterfront ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    West Kowloon museum M+ could put the art back in film: Tsai Ming-liang

    Posted Mar 29th 2014, 02:58am by Vivienne Chow

    ... market, according to acclaimed director Tsai Ming-liang. The museum, to open in 2017, plans to focus on moving images in addition to visual art, design and architecture. By giving weight to film ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Hong Kong museums exhibit ambition ahead of M+ opening

    Posted Feb 14th 2013, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... on 20th and 21st century culture covering visual art, design, architecture and the moving image. While the West Kowloon museum has been criticised for its lack of Hong Kong focus, it has promised ... works by Huang Xinbo, and pieces by leading designers such as Kan Tai-keung, Freeman Lau Siu-hong and Stanley Wong. Ng said the department holds a vast collection of Hong Kong art, which ...




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