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  1. Form and function- The Bauhaus design revolution

    Posted Jul 27th 2005, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... society did not have resources for decorative arts. Everything had to be simple, and pragmatic.' Bauhaus architecture was based on a correlation between design, industry and science. Bernard ... Chloe Lai When the Public Works Department rebuilt the colonial-style Central Market in the Bauhaus style in 1938, it exemplified how international architectural trends were influencing ...

  2. Designer shows how to fill void under flyovers

    Posted Feb 21st 2011, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... departments did not encourage creativity in such 'leftover spaces', said Barrie Ho Chow-lai, an architectural designer for the project. 'We wanted to get artists to draw graffiti ... Joyce Ng Empty spaces under the city's giant flyovers can be turned into creative areas for community groups, artists and even hostel operators, a pioneering designer says. Underneath ...

  3. Paper lantern design for bridge bags top prize

    Posted Apr 15th 2007, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... in the 'Bridging Arts: Public Art Design Competition' chose as the winner the entry for the Fenwick Street footbridge. It was a design sent by assistant professors Jonathan Solomon and John Lin of the University of Hong Kong's architecture department. Their design, entitled 'Paper Lantern Bridge', proposes covering the bridge in perforated steel, painted white and illuminated from ...

  4. Alliot Cheng

    Posted Mar 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Shirley Lau

    ... architecture and design. I also like surfing the website of the Netherlands Architecture Institute [www.nai.nl].' Favourite designer? 'Belgian Maarten Van Severen [who died last year] because ... Shirley Lau Interior designer The director of design services company Draughtzman and one of the few women in interior design in Hong Kong, Alliot Cheng works from her office in a village ...

  5. The Art of Architecture

    Posted Aug 31st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Exhibition showcasing the international architectural creations and achievements of Norman Foster's Foster + Partners, including, The Great Court at the British Museum (left). Daily, 10am-8pm, Pao Galleries, 4 & 5/F HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai. Inquiries: press@fosterandpartners.com. Ends Sept 22 ...

  6. Past perfect

    Posted Aug 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Yvonne Lai Not many homebuyers would have had the confidence to put money down on an old tenement flat without even seeing it. But interior designer Andrew Bell, whose penchant for old buildings has seen him bring more than 20 apartments back to life, jumped at the chance to play out his 'romantic view of old Hong Kong' once again when a third-floor walk-up became ...

  7. Detour leads to Hong Kong's creative talent

    Posted Dec 13th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hong Kong Watch and Clock Design Competition will be on display at Alessi in Prince's Building. Detour's Architecture Tour will be run again after its successful launch last year. Led ... If Business of Design Week (BODW) is an international platform, exploring the link between business and design, then outreach programme Detour showcases how that relationship punctuates ...

  8. Prisons unit tries to lock in plans for HQ

    Posted Feb 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... into government land a small empty lot, previously classified as open space, at the junction of Sheung Mau and Sheung Tat streets in Chai Wan. The next step is for the Architectural Services Department ... Services Department, which manages the city's prisons and rehabilitation centres, is also consulting the Eastern District Council on the plan. The source said he hoped a building design would ...

  9. Twist in fight for Wan Chai Market

    Posted Oct 12th 2004, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... that the building has more architectural significance than previously thought. Two University of Hong Kong architecture professors have revealed the building is not of the Bauhaus style, as commonly believed, but is in fact of the rarer Streamlined Moderne genre. Lee Ho-yin and Lynne DiStefano, of the university's architectural conservation programme, said the market building may be one ...

  10. Heaven on Earth

    Posted Oct 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... HK$33,400 two years ago. The lamp and picture frames were wedding gifts. The audio-visual cabinet (HK$19,740) and window seat (HK$27,300) were designed by Via Architecture and built by Wan Fat ... Wong Street East, Wan Chai, tel: 2865 1678). 4 Master bedroom The timber wall feature, designed by Via Architecture and installed by Wan Fat Engineering, cost HK$18,000. The bed, bought years ...




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