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  1. Alternative design for a career in architecture

    Posted Mar 06th 2004, 12:00am by Wendy Ng

    ... Wendy Ng With the property market only recently beginning to claw its way out of a long slump, architecture might not sound like a promising profession. Architecture graduates face fewer ... and pursue an interesting career despite the negative marketplace. After graduating from the Chinese University of Hong Kong with a master's degree in architecture, Mr Chan joined Hong ...

  2. Architectural landmark shows the potential of urban renewal

    Posted Sep 25th 2009, 12:00am by Ajay Shamdasani

    ...- a welcome addition to the district's landscape. The combination of high-quality architecture and environmentally sustainable design is an example of how old industrial neighbourhoods can ... have seen some eye-catching pieces of office architecture take shape. Just a 10-minute walk from the MTR station is Kwun Tong 223- a landmark two-tower, 22-storey office building in Wai Yip ...

  3. Architecture officials celebrate birthday with a green focus

    Posted Dec 11th 2006, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai Designing and constructing environmentally friendly public buildings tops the agenda as the Architectural Services Department celebrates its 21st birthday. Department director Yue Chi-hang said the department also wanted to devote more resources to research and development. The department, established in April 1986, recently published Post 97 Public Architecture ...

  4. HK's architectural heritage on display

    Posted Jun 06th 2006, 12:00am by Lauren Crothers

    ... Kong's historical architecture, many of which are considered to be documents of important historical value. The drawings and surveys were undertaken by architecture students from various ... important references when it comes to the historical structure and design, they alone can't help save a building from demolition.' The exhibition will give the public an in-depth look ...

  5. Design file

    Posted May 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... deputy director and design director. 'We blended traditional Chinese architectural styles with contemporary design detailing to produce an original learning environment. Among ... Eleanor McCallum Ho & Partners Architects was founded in 1980 by Bosco Ho Hin-ngai (right), who studied architecture at the University of Hong Kong and spent his formative working ...

  6. Interior design's tighter space

    Posted May 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... there is a lot of investment which requires interior design and architectural services. There is plenty of work in China and other emerging markets such as Vietnam, Indonesia and India. This work is all ... director of the Hong Kong branch of the specialist design recruitment agency Bespoke, run by ex-industry architects and designers. 'Though the architecture industry here is currently quite ...

  7. Foster design should not be the only winner

    Posted Mar 05th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... visionary designs, involving architectural calculations as well as in-depth social research. From a layman's point of view, it will have been difficult to distinguish the three ... of which seem to marvel at themselves more than serve the people that use them. Hong Kong already has a number of iconic structures designed by Foster in his signature style. The authority must now ...

  8. Design for new government HQ at Tamar unlikely to turn heads

    Posted Jul 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... There is an opportunity here to promote 'green' architecture, instead of following past practices of designing purely for the sake of visual impact. The overall design is still too cluttered ... I refer to the design that has been chosen for the new government headquarters at Tamar. The idea of using a mega-arch in an urban design context is nothing new. Still, the choice ...

  9. Hundreds enter design contest for waterfront

    Posted Jul 01st 2007, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... Liz Heron More than 200 architects and planners from around the world have registered to take part in a HK$1 million design competition for the Central waterfront. The competition, set up by concern group Designing Hong Kong, aims to provide world-class alternatives to the government's Central Reclamation Urban Design Study, announced in May to improve the plans ...

  10. Designs on a greener Hong Kong

    Posted May 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... for potential architects and interior designers to hone their skills. Highlighting a key advantage of the Hong Kong interior design and architecture industry, the award-winning designer Karr Yip says ... with the available work in the design industry being equally diversified. 'Most tutors in design and architecture schools are from different parts of the world, which gives students an international ...




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