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  1. HSBC paves the way with awards for architecture students to go green

    Posted Oct 05th 2009, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip HSBC has sponsored three awards for the Greenville Student Design Competition, to encourage students to play their part in building a sustainable community. Winners of the HSBC Greenville Grand Design, Gold Design and Silver Design awards will receive 120,000 yuan (HK$136,200), 60,000 yuan and 20,000 yuan, respectively. 'We would like architecture students to know ...

  2. No architectural value in home of Bruce Lee, say heritage bodies

    Posted Jul 25th 2008, 12:00am by Joyce Ng, Vivienne Chow

    ... Yin Lei mansion in Mid-Levels, Kowloon City District Council heard yesterday. 'The building is a residence of a simple style without unique architectural elements. Houses like ... 'Overall, Bruce Lee's former home is of no value architecturally,' it concluded. Based on the report, the Office of the Commissioner for Heritage considers there is no 'absolute ...

  3. A village that time passed by

    Posted Aug 30th 2004, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... a 20-yuan entrance fee and this income pays for its administration, including staff salaries. The settlement is so important in the study of China's traditional architecture that it tops the nation's 12 most valuable historic villages, but most of its visitors are still Beijingers. 'Here is a good place for people to understand traditional Chinese architecture, how our ancestors ...

  4. Sebastien Saint-Jean

    Posted Aug 24th 2008, 12:00am by Shirley Lau

    ... Salvador, he worked on public housing estates and government schools. In Hong Kong he created Shine, a fashion boutique that opened in Causeway Bay last month. How did he get into architecture ... ' I don't draw well at all, but I'm very interested in generating possibilities of a place.' He studied architecture at the prestigious L'Ecole Speciale ...

  5. Show highlight is based on paper

    Posted Sep 10th 2009, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... structure made of a material most people think is not much use except for writing on will be a highlight of an architectural show that will open in the city at the end of the year. The structure, ... last year and Kobe, Japan, in 1995. The Hong Kong and Shenzhen Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism and Architecture 2009 will feature about 30 exhibits made by local and foreign professionals from ...

  6. Winner of quake design was driven 'to do something'

    Posted Dec 09th 2009, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... at Harvard University. The 24-year-old Beijinger said many fellow students from Tsinghua University's architecture department went to the quake zone to help as volunteers, but he was not able ... in the Greenville Student Design Competition, organised by architectural firm Aedas and the South China Morning Post's Homes for Hope project. Gao, who represented the trio at last week's award ...

  7. 'Shaking house' secures award

    Posted Nov 20th 2009, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... Student Design Competition, an initiative to raise awareness of reconstruction work in quake-hit Sichuan province. The competition, organised by the global architectural firm Aedas and the South ... and Huang Di, of Beijing University of Civil Engineering and Architecture, won the second and third prizes. Xiong's work- 'Shaking House'- features pre-constructed units connected ...

  8. Travels with Aedas

    Posted Apr 26th 2009, 12:00am by Steve Cray

    ... through Guangzhou, Wuxi and Beijing to Russia, Poland, Britain, the Middle East and the Americas, Travels with Aedas is a showcase of international architectural design. Aedas, the second-largest architecture firm on the planet, with 2,500 staff in 40 offices across 18 countries, is responsible for some of the world's most imaginative and eye-catching buildings. Dubai's ...

  9. Building blocks

    Posted Nov 29th 2008, 12:00am by Colleen Lee

    ... Architect helps village children move from caves to classrooms. Colleen Lee reports Architecture is not all about fancy and glamorous design. To architect Edward Ng Yan-yung, simplicity is the key to his work. His recent project, a simple but extraordinary village school in Gansu province, was commended at the first World Architecture Festival in Barcelona, Spain, last month. ...

  10. University pushed over Sun statue

    Posted Jun 27th 2010, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... After that he could only meet his supporters on a boat near this area. Architecture of a building in the park resembled the Diocesan Boys' School where Sun studied, Tony Mui Tung-king of the Architectural Services Department said. Sculptures representing Sun's political philosophies could also be seen. ...




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