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  1. As landmark opens, architectural freedom it inspired has already passed into history

    Posted Sep 25th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of architectural liberty in which a series of diverse landmark buildings - many marked by overseas influences - were approved, the new leaders criticised the trend which had begun with the theatre's design, giving support to conservative architecture critics. Now, with the theatre's construction completed, supporters fear the architectural freedom which the project inspired has come ...

  2. Come up and see my architecture

    Posted Nov 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... Edited by Andrew Sun Designer Priscilla Chen presented the second edition of her book on Beijing's traditional quadrangle houses with an exhibition at the Exchange Square's Rotunda featuring life-size models of the architectural style. Entitled In the Spirit of the Siheyuan, the reception last month drew a number of distinguished guests interested in history ...

  3. Architecture in Helsinki

    Posted Sep 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... Clarence Tsui Architecture in Helsinki Places Like This (Love Da) With their third full-length album, Architecture in Helsinki continue to defy living up to their own name with an offering ... funk, transforms in the middle into a stomping polyphonic march, and then returns to its starting point, but with the sonic lunacy at the start multiplied. Architecture in Helsinki's sound- ...

  4. Architecture students build up experience

    Posted Sep 01st 2007, 12:00am by Nora Tong

    ... Nora Tong Architecture students at the Chu Hai College of Higher Education put theory into practice as they competed to revitalise a social service organisation in an old community. Five groups of architecture students at the tertiary education institute took part in a competition to give a new look to the Christian Family Service Centre in Kwun Tong. An exhibition will be held ...

  5. Architecture and Interiors

    Posted Nov 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Karen Leong

    ... designs, a Japanese art gallery and an outdoor cafe all housed under the one roof. This modern creation- christened the Shanghai Design Centre- is the work of dynamic architectural duo Lip Chiong and Annie Chung (Tan-Cheng Architecture). The centre's main space is a 3,000sqm showroom of contemporary furniture from brands such as Cassina, Flos, Cecotti and Danese. The furniture museum ...

  6. Architecture students offer greener plan for Kai Tak area

    Posted Oct 01st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... heights in the area. Fourteen master's students in architecture at Chinese University have proffered designs for southeast Kowloon in response to a plan to develop the vicinity ... exhibitions. Wallace Chang Ping-hung, an architecture professor, said the proposal would preserve the area's history and natural environment. 'There is a misconception that Hong Kong history ...

  7. The Architecture of Happiness- The Secret Art of Furnishing Your Life

    Posted Mar 04th 2007, 12:00am by Tim Cribb

    ... Reviewed by Tim Cribb The Architecture of Happiness- The Secret Art of Furnishing Your Life by Alain de Botton Penguin, HK$144 New York architect Tony Chi, who was in Hong Kong last year, ... with murder here,' Chi says, blaming the end-users for not demanding quality. Alain de Botton says pretty much the same thing about what passes for construction these days. In The Architecture ...

  8. 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 ... Yuen-cheung said: 'All major architectural jobs come from the government. There weren't many projects in the private sector except residential developments. It is normally difficult ...

  9. All-round architectural firm needs team player

    Posted Oct 20th 2007, 12:00am by Jolene Otremba

    ... Jolene Otremba The assistant financial controller must lead the group's global finance and accounting function Personality is everything for this job that calls for a people person unafraid of new challenges with good business acumen. M Moser Associa ...

  10. Architecture and interiors

    Posted Jun 01st 2007, 12:00am by Ivan Pun

    ... Ivan Pun Keep your cool OMA, the Dutch architectural firm headed by Rem Koolhaas, has joined forces with Porsche Design to develop a landmark waterfront project in the heart of Dubai's Business Bay. The complex (artist's impression, left), which will be completed in 2009, will comprise an 85,000 square metre office tower and a 30,000 square metre residential tower. ...




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