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  1. Lifestyle - Books - BOOKS

    World's iconic cities distilled on the mainland

    Posted Mar 24th 2013, 12:00am by Richard Lord

    ... and cultural muscles through architecture which has also led to the "starchitect"-designed skyscrapers that dominate the mainland's rapidly modernising cityscapes. As well as conferring ... Richard Lord On the mainland, replicas of Western architecture can have the same value as the original, writes Richard Lord With the world at your feet Original Copies: Architectural ...

  2. Architectural heritage should be preserved

    Posted Jul 07th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... than ill-designed concrete blocks covered with shiny tiles, and they do not sit well with their surroundings. Occasionally, what remains of the gems of China's architectural heritage ... is that it might be the most effective way of saving this particular piece of China's architectural heritage from the bulldozers. A plan to transport a 200-year-old village house in Shitai, Anhui ...

  3. Bridging the east-west design divide- in London

    Posted Nov 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of architectural designs for a Buddhist temple in the heart of London; and a stool in mint-green metal titled, fantastically, the Silent Farter. These are just a few recent offerings from London's Chinese diaspora designers, and they signal a growing creative confidence amid a challenging landscape. 'The Made-in-China tag has brought some difficulty to Chinese designers trying to work ...

  4. Lifestyle - Interiors & Living - DESIGN

    New generation summons wind of change from West

    Posted Jan 16th 2013, 12:00am by Catherine Shaw

    ... the duo had also established Neri&Hu Design and Research Office, producing highly functional but innovative work for a diverse range of high-end projects from master planning, architecture ... stage". Although trained in the US and outspoken on the state of modern architecture in China, they they are optimistic about the future of design in their new homeland. "There is a move away ...

  5. Landscape designers needed to transform China

    Posted Oct 01st 2005, 12:00am by Vicki Williams

    ... Vicki Williams A leading international landscape architecture and urban design practice requires landscape designers and project managers for its expanding mainland China business. Projects at Earthasia include major theme parks, urban design for city centres and waterfront, and landscape design for resorts and residential developments, mostly in Asia and the Middle East. ...

  6. Harbouring mainland designs

    Posted Sep 08th 2007, 12:00am by Tim Metcalfe

    ... Written by Tim Metcalfe Firmly established in Beijing, Aedas has plans to expand further One of Hong Kong's biggest architectural firms, Aedas, has plans for rapid expansion ... and it's a lot easier to work in China these days.' Aedas is also actively recruiting mainland talent. 'There are hundreds of thousands of architectural graduates trained every year ...

  7. Grand design

    Posted Jun 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Tim Cribb

    ... Chi & Associates, says the Taiwan-born, New York architect and designer of Mongolian descent, who, since 1984, has been inextricably linked with fine hotels and restaurants. Among his ... of Technology, also in New York, to do interior design. 'I wanted to be the mayor of New York, and that meant being able to build a city,' he says. 'Today, I'm not so ambitious.' ...

  8. Just reward for bridging the gap

    Posted May 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... architecture and many renowned buildings are located in the city. Wang won the industry's highest accolade with the Ningbo Historic Museum, while he also designed the city's Contemporary Art ... of the Transstudio architecture practice and an assistant professor at the University of Minnesota school of architecture. Wang designed the Ningbo History Museum in line with his belief that buildings house ...

  9. Shaky foundations

    Posted Jun 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... that have occurred since he enrolled here, in the first year that classes were resumed following the Cultural Revolution. 'Architecture and design stopped from 1966 to 1978,' explains ... barely grown over the past few decades; the country is still seen as being strong on engineers but weak on creative designers. 'As the quantity of architecture work increased from the end ...

  10. China's boom a saviour for American architects

    Posted May 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... 'Right now, we have well in excess of eight million sq ft of homes just in China,' said Richard Landry, a regular fixture on the Architectural Digest AD100 top architects and designers ... Tsinghua University in Beijing, one of China's leading universities, to create the Architectural Design and Research Institute. Working from a shared office in Beijing, architects from ...




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