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  1. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Hong Kong's architectural heritage conservation is praised

    Posted Jul 24th 2013, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... Adrian Wan adrian.wan@scmp.com Mainland officials want to copy city's success in conserving architecture and culture against urbanisation and threat to historic buildings HK's ... and souvenir shops, but it's good that the government now realises they made a mistake Tony Lam Chung-wai Speaking yesterday at a Tianjin symposium on the reuse of architectural heritage, Li ...

  2. News - China - CULTURE

    Building craze 'stops at officials'

    Posted Oct 21st 2014, 04:37am by Andrea Chen

    ... architecture scholars say. But such ambitious designs may not represent the best use of public money, some experts have said following a call by President Xi Jinping for an end to "weird architecture". Over the past decade, the mainland has become one of the most receptive markets for ambitious design projects. Unlike in the West, where building plans can get tied down in committee ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    West Kowloon park: 'it's about the arts not trees'

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 03:38am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Vivienne Chow vivienne.chow@scmp.com West Kowloon park: 'it's about the arts not trees' The architectural team behind the latest design for the West Kowloon Cultural District park has defended it as a refinement rather than betrayal of architect Norman Foster's arts hub master plan. It came after more than 20 groups and 280 individuals, including cultural ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    New Kowloon park design a long way from Central Park

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 03:59am by Olga Wong

    ... not just about size. It's about quality. It's got to be better than Central Park." In the latest plan produced by a landscape architectural team appointed by the authority ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Delve into the past and travel the world at the Hong Kong Book Fair

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 04:15am by AMY NIP AND SARAH KARACS

    ... a series of books on local culture and history to celebrate the anniversary, according to deputy manager Mok Yat-fung. One of the books focuses on post-war architecture, much of which has been ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Japanese architect Sou Fujimoto sees beauty in M+ Asian collection

    Posted Dec 06th 2013, 04:28am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Vivienne Chow vivienne.chow@scmp.com Sou Fujimoto raves about the Asian angle on architecture the selection promises to deliver Japanese architect sees beauty in M+ collection The West Kowloon museum for visual culture has instilled high hopes in an award-winning Japanese architect through an architectural collection it is building to give the Asian perspective. M+, set to open ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    IN FULL: The Hong Kong cultural heritage list

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 08:46pm by Staff Reporter

    ... Crafting 511 Coffin Crafting 512 Ying Stone (ornamental limestone from Yingde) Rockery Miniature Landscape Crafting 513 Gardening 514 Stilt House Construction 515 Traditional Architecture ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    M+ museum adds Tiananmen images to its collection

    Posted Feb 17th 2014, 04:54am by Vivienne Chow

    ... billion to HK$47 billion. Nittve said there was steady growth in the architecture collection, part of which was shown at the recent architecture exhibition Building M+, which attracted 20,000 ...

  9. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - CULTURE

    West Kowloon’s M+ museum's design has versatility down to a ‘T’

    Posted Feb 17th 2014, 11:07am by Vivienne Chow

    ... says its architect, who envisions the space to be a versatile culture hub. Ascan Mergenthaler, senior partner at Herzog & de Meuron, the Pritzker Prize-winning Swiss architecture firm ... said. “We bring it to the foreground, and here is the landscape for … architecture, design display, installations. Even artists can use it as studio. “It’s like a playground for artists, ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    West Kowloon museum M+ could put the art back in film: Tsai Ming-liang

    Posted Mar 29th 2014, 02:58am by Vivienne Chow

    ... market, according to acclaimed director Tsai Ming-liang. The museum, to open in 2017, plans to focus on moving images in addition to visual art, design and architecture. By giving weight to film ...




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