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  1. Lifestyle - Interiors & Living - ARCHITECTURE

    Rockbund cultural hub to balance traditional and modern architecture

    Posted Apr 24th 2013, 12:00am by Catherine Shaw

    ... traditional, modern design With no shortage of new dramatic architectural landmarks in China, it is notable that one of the most intriguing design projects to emerge in recent years is not a monumental ... to the Royal Asiatic Society and the first public museum in China- is part of the restoration of an ensemble of architecturally diverse historic buildings referred to as the Rockbund Project. During ...

  2. New offices on British architectural firm's mainland blueprint

    Posted Dec 13th 2010, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... Peggy Sito After five years of doing business on the mainland, Britain-based architectural firm Benoy has embarked on a major expansion drive that will see it increase staff numbers more ... architectural firm. Lured by enormous opportunities in the architectural industry, and a belief that having a local presence is key to establishing a strong foothold in the market, Cartledge said Benoy ...

  3. Freedom of choice

    Posted May 07th 2006, 12:00am by Lara Tabac

    ... Lara Tabac A move from Shanghai to Hong Kong offered an expatriate couple the chance to make a stylish but comfortable home for themselves- their way. When living as an expatriate, the concept of home takes on a new meaning. After three years of residing ...

  4. HK skyline on top of the world

    Posted Dec 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Lana Lam and Jennifer Ngo Hong Kong's skyline has been crowned the best in the world, beating New York, Singapore and Shanghai, but some claim the ranking is shallow because the criteria is based purely on building heights and floor counts. Emporis, ...

  5. Money curbs setback for foreign property deal closures

    Posted Jun 20th 2006, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... Sandy Li Directive comes as overseas funds are criticised for over-investing in market Foreign real estate funds may face a delay in completing property deals in the mainland after the central government launched a policy to curb the inflow of 'hot m ...


    Posted Apr 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... The Old Town, located south of The Bund, provides remnants of a different Shanghai and was once surrounded by the city walls. Locals live in traditional two-storey shikumen houses (an architectural style that blends East and West) on chaotic lanes called longtang, where children run up and down, laundry hangs haphazardly and makeshift butchers or fruit stalls have set up shop. ...

  7. Architect responsible for many of the landmarks of Shanghai

    Posted Oct 25th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... such as the Shanghai Concert Hall, the Rialto, Astor and Majestic theatres, and the YMCA Building. A prolific architect who embraced both Chinese and Western architectural styles, his portfolio also includes ... and graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 1921. Heavily influenced by his teacher, Paul Philippe Cret, he belonged to the school of Beaux-Arts architecture, which combined baroque and rococo ...

  8. Inside story

    Posted May 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the Bund's 19th-century grandiose architecture. A spectacular sight. Best kept secret... The Museum of Arts & Urbanity is one of our latest. It is a spectacular museum, about 40 minutes outside of downtown Shanghai, that combines Ming and Qing architecture preservation with Contemporary Chinese Art. Best place for coffee... Yongfoo Elite! It has a 1930s Shanghai atmosphere, in a magnificent ...

  9. Mainland architects build demand

    Posted Oct 01st 2010, 12:00am by Mark Graham

    ... a waterfront residential building that resembles a giant glass roller coaster. Another architectural firm making waves is Neri & Hu Research and Design Office (NHRDO), headed by Lyndon Neri, a Filipino of Chinese ancestry and his Taiwanese wife, Rossana Hu. Neri first came to Shanghai to work on the groundbreaking Three on the Bund project and ended up starting an architectural ...

  10. Mood Indigo: reflections of old Shanghai colour your stay

    Posted Jun 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... the magnificent modern architecture across the river in Pudong, and the gracious old architecture in Puxi that snakes along the majestic Bund. Guests may end up spending an unusual amount of time ... architecture; also nearby are the Yu Garden and Bazaar, the Dongtai Road antique market and Shiliupu, a popular commercial centre. In the evening, walk 10 minutes to The Cool Docks, the Bund's ...




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