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  1. Bugging the question of building design

    Posted Jan 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Bonny Schoonakker bonny.schoonakker@scmp.com The city's director of architectural services, Leung Koon-kee, has swiftly acquired new skills and urgent priorities. 'The most ... position would be to ensure that the main building does not topple over. Of course it won't- the people who design these marvels know exactly what they are doing. Nevertheless, the complex has ...

  2. Healthy building design urgently needed for estates, says study

    Posted Nov 06th 2003, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... of architecture this summer, concluded that improvements in design and maintenance were urgently needed in the city's public housing estates, which are home to 2 million people. Healthy building design has been a hot topic since environmental factors were partly blamed for the Sars outbreak at Amoy Gardens, which killed 42 people. The World Health Organisation's 'sick ...

  3. Health system is designed to fail the community

    Posted Jul 10th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that the Education (Amendment) Bill 2002, which is designed to give various stakeholders more say in the running of aided schools, was passed in the Legislative Council on July 8. The sponsoring bodies who ... of the schools, and are prepared to participate actively. There should also be at least one expert in accountancy, one in structural engineering or architecture, and one in material purchasing sitting ...

  4. Memory worth keeping

    Posted Jun 26th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... An Architectural Scene commemorating the fight against Sars was unveiled at the Tai Chi Garden in Hong Kong Park. The scene, designed by architect Yeung Kai-yan and sponsored by the Rotary Club of Kowloon West, has a corridor decorated with lights, representing optimism. It features a commemorative tower and bronze busts of the seven health-care workers who died fighting ...

  5. After Sars, 'health' of buildings is rated

    Posted Oct 13th 2003, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Those with sound architectural design that enjoyed a clean and quiet external environment and high-quality maintenance service scored highest. Five of the tested residential buildings were ... of buildings in the wake of the Sars outbreak. A pilot study by the faculty of architecture between June and September found that six out of 57 blocks failed to pass its benchmark. Under the building ...

  6. Growing need for innovation

    Posted Feb 29th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... wards, as in Pok Oi, or rectangular wards as is planned for the Prince of Wales Hospital. Sars has affected hospital architecture in air-conditioning layout and the design of isolation wards. ... under the auspices of the Architectural Services Department. While this government department pioneered local hospital design, generating buildings such as Queen Mary Hospital over the past 10 ...

  7. Addict dies after being found in public toilet

    Posted Nov 20th 2007, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo A drug addict died after being found unconscious with two other drug users in a public toilet yesterday. A cleaner found them in a locked cubicle at the market in Yau Ma Tei's Kansu Street. The 39-year-old man was unconscious and the two ...

  8. Designer babies gripe

    Posted Jun 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Genetic engineering has brought us many benefits. Scientists can create food that is resistant to pests and more nutritious. Couples with fertility problems can have a test-tube baby. Now, with a procedure called pre-implantation genetic diagnosis (PGD), ...

  9. Designated clinics to handle any outbreak

    Posted May 21st 2009, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu Flu clinics would be designated across the city if a community outbreak of swine flu occurred, the Hospital Authority said. The authority would designate a clinic in each ... and contingency. 'The purpose of opening designated flu clinics is to gather people with flu symptoms together to avoid the disease spreading to chronic patients,' he said. Patients seeking help ...

  10. Designers promote Aids awareness

    Posted May 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Sara Yin

    ... and worryingly, experts believe more than half don't even know they are HIV positive. Designers against Aids are promoting Aids awareness with a collection that will go on sale at H&M from May ... on coloured vests and T-shirts, while Katy Perry's safe sex message is 'what's on the outside is what counts' on T-shirts. Another T-shirt designed by Yoko Ono simply states, ...




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