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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. 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 ...

  3. Kennedy Road low-rise

    Posted Jan 28th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Compiled by Tang Chung-him Kennedy Road low-rise Location: Mid-Levels Size: 2,600 square feet Layout: three bedrooms For rent: $80,000 a month Age: more than 30 years Agent: private owner (alam28a@netvigator.com) No 34A Kennedy Road is a single 10-storey ...

  4. Design where form follows function

    Posted Apr 21st 2004, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai The Bauhaus School was founded by architect Walter Gropius in 1919 in Germany. Its philosophy emphasised the functionality of architecture and was based on a correlation between ... follows function. This is what Bauhaus architecture is about.' Mr Law said the style dominated Germany in the 1920s. It then spread to Britain and the United States as the school was shut ...

  5. 28 Stanley Village Road

    Posted Jun 02nd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Compiled by Tang Chung-him 28 Stanley Village Road Age: six years Size: 1,200 square feet and 2,385 square feet Layout: two to four bedrooms To rent: $29,000 and $68,000 a month Agent: Sallmanns Residential This delightful modern complex is a short walk f ...

  6. Frank Gehry

    Posted Jul 11th 2004, 12:00am by Tara Jenkins

    ... citizen, is renowned for his deconstructed architectural style and his sculptural, functional buildings. It's an approach that has won him acclaim from many quarters. 'There are no gloomy Gehry buildings,' announced the prestigious Pritzker architecture prize jury when Gehry won the prize in 1989. (The Pritzker is considered the architectural equivalent of the Nobel prize.) ...

  7. Community divided over threat to waterfront tranquillity

    Posted Oct 05th 2004, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... Paggie Leung The planned garden park- and the necessary removal of hundreds of trees- has received a mixed response from businesses in the Stanley area but has been welcomed by tourists and residents. There are also fears that it will destroy the tranquil ...

  8. A monstrous and immoral demolition

    Posted Nov 25th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Edwin Lau Under the threat of demolition by its developers, Hunghom Peninsula estate sits vacant and neglected overlooking the magnificent Victoria Harbour. When a deal was reached with the government in February, the developers lost no time to declare th ...

  9. Secret hideaway

    Posted Sep 19th 2004, 12:00am by Carmen Ting

    ... Carmen Ting Cupboard-sized bedrooms, especially for children, used to require installing bunk-beds under which one could fit a desk and bookshelves. But rather than have junior wake up with the ceiling in his face, furniture retailer Fung Shing (33 Java R ...

  10. Thieves strip public toilets of fittings

    Posted Aug 19th 2004, 12:00am by Felix Lo

    ... Felix Lo Government faces $31,000 replacement costs due to crimewave sparked by soaring price of scrap metal If you find no toilet paper in a public toilet because the tissue holder is gone, or if you cannot wash your hands because the taps are gone too, ...




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