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  1. 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 ...

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    Hong Kong's architectural heritage conservation is praised

    Posted Jul 24th 2013, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... Adrian Wan adrian.wan@scmp.com Mainland officials want to copy city's success in conserving architecture and culture against urbanisation and threat to historic buildings HK's ... and souvenir shops, but it's good that the government now realises they made a mistake Tony Lam Chung-wai Speaking yesterday at a Tianjin symposium on the reuse of architectural heritage, Li ...

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    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. 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 ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    New fashion trends point towards 'social superhero' designs

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 03:42am by SARAH KARACS

    ... Sarah Karacs sarah.karacs@scmp.com Fashion trends point towards 'social superhero' Fashion designers are looking to make political activism wearable and forecasters predict ... a trend specialist at global fashion research company WGSN, said: "We are approaching a new era of ethically responsible design and action. We can see this working its way into the social ...

  6. Lifestyle - Books - CULTURE

    Book review: All-American Ads of the 40s, by Jim Heimann and W.R. Wilkerson III

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 08:02am by AAYUSH NIROULA

    ... made sure factories were producing what the army needed. Consumerism had gone military: a tweak in the design of a cigarette was comparable to that on the newest fighter planes. A chemical ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

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

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

    ... of the Pritzker Architecture Prize. The firm is led by architects Jacques Herzog, de Meuron, Ascan Mergenthaler, Stephan Marbach and Christine Binswanger.   M+ design goes to 'Bird's Nest' ... Swiss architectural firm fights off five global rivals with a minimalist 'playground for artists' to win job of creating West Kowloon museum A team led by the architectural firm ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Local 'Oscars for books' awards call on public, experts to vote for winners

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 05:28am by Oliver Chou

    ... "This exercise is designed to boost the local publishing industry, which is now in a very critical phase because of skyrocketing rent and a change of reading habits in the young generation ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    West Kowloon park bosses urged to scrap list of 'restrictive' by-laws

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 04:54am by Vivienne Chow

    ... the new design. "If it is entirely covered by trees, there's no open spaces for large events and cycling paths," Hung said. Artist Chow Chun-fai of Hong Kong Culture Monitor, one ... and a 72-year-old man died when the department staff clashed with a crowd of about 100. The department has also attracted protests for banning the walking of dogs or ball games outside designated areas. ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    New Youth Barbershop: Indie band with a razor-sharp political message

    Posted Jul 26th 2014, 04:09am by JEFFIE LAM

    ... graduate Au Yeung, also 25, and former graphic designer Showroom, 24, to form the band last year. They've built a following not just through playing gigs but by tapping into the rising tide ... and articles while Showroom looks after design. And the maverick trio are always looking for new issues to showcase. Every two months, they host a concert on a particular social theme- and spare ...




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