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  1. News - Hong Kong - ARCHITECTURE

    Israeli-Canadian architect Moshe Safdie laments unfriendly Hong Kong architecture

    Posted Feb 16th 2014, 04:46am by Christy Choi

    ... Christy Choi christy.choi@scmp.com Moshe Safdie wants to reintroduce culture, climate and geography into city's architecture Architect laments unfriendly styles When Israeli-Canadian ... as dense as Hong Kong, as intense, will have stress. Our job is to reduce it," said Safdie, who is known for incorporating a humane design philosophy into big projects. "Hong Kong has ...

  2. Four projects win government designers architecture awards

    Posted Apr 20th 2007, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai The Architectural Services Department scooped four prizes at the city's leading architecture awards, including medal of the year. The four-storey Stanley Municipal Services Building on Stanley Market Road- designed by government architects- snapped up the Institute of Architects' Annual Award top prize, the medal of the year. It is the second time the department ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Design expert takes aim at architectural excesses

    Posted Nov 14th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... see a real, living river. So what should China's urban architecture be about? Vernacular cities and vernacular landscapes. An identity that does not simply imitate western design or copy ... where he earned his PhD in design. The founder and dean of Peking Univers Q: Why are you so critical of the designs for China Central Television's new office tower and the Grand Opera House ...

  5. Magazines - Post Magazine - DESIGN

    Room at the top

    Posted Oct 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and guitar, respectively, enlisted Mark Panckhurst of HEAD Architecture and Design to help with the layout, but used their own contractor, Sam Chuen. “We did the planning, worked out how to open up ... was custom-built for HK$180,000 by Sam Chuen (tel: 9774 0786), the Choys’ contractor. Preliminary work was by HEAD Architecture and Design (17/F, Casey Building, 38 Lok Ku Road, Sheung Wan, tel: 2869 5725) ...

  6. Lifestyle - Technology - ARCHITECTURE

    Forensic architecture aims to uncover evidence of possible war crimes

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 03:59am by GUARDIAN

    ... The Guardian Eyal Weizman is the chief proponent of 'forensic architecture', which analyses the impact of urban warfare for clues about possible crimes The evidence hidden in the ruins of war An instalment of the documentary series Rebel Architecture opens with architect Eyal Weizman approaching one of the watchtowers along the separation wall that runs through the West ...

  7. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Vann Molyvann: the unsung hero of Phnom Penh architecture

    Posted Feb 08th 2014, 10:46pm by David Eimer

    ... importance on architecture." That patronage enabled Vann Molyvann to become a government minister and the first rector of the Royal University of Phnom Penh, as well as to design at a furious ... to the unique ability of Southeast Asia's greatest living architect to fuse European modernism with traditional Khmer design in an apparently seamless style. Built in 1966, the house, on Mao ...

  8. Pharaohs' architects hold the key

    Posted Sep 10th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... designer. The Temple of Man by R. A. Schwaller de Lubicz was the result of a 15-year study by the author in to the art and architecture of the ancient Temple of Luxor in Egypt, to decode the secrets ... a 'revolution' in architectural thinking and advance the cause of environmentally aware design. What Schwaller de Lubicz discovered, after taking extensive measurements of the complex at Luxor, ...

  9. Lifestyle - Interiors & Living - ZENSE

    Flexibility fires furniture firm's success

    Posted Sep 07th 2012, 12:00am by John Cremer

    ... members of the public shopping for their own homes to interior designers who need something special custom-made for a top client." At its own mainland factory, the company produces ... Kan says. "We don't just copy; we respect the work of other designers. Therefore, we can give clients pieces with a look similar to what they like, though they may want to change ...

  10. Global companies can achieve growth through modular architecture

    Posted Oct 15th 2013, 11:23am by Reports by Michelle Phillips and Joonyoung Kim

    ... Reports by Michelle Phillips and Joonyoung Kim Modular architecture is placing an increasing number of companies at the forefront of their industries. A cross-functional product design ... shortening production times. Modular Management's implementation of Whirlpool's product architecture, for instance, has significantly reduced inventory levels and total costs, and achieved ...




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