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  1. Pharaohs' architects hold the key

    Posted Sep 10th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... designer. The Temple of Man by R. A. Schwaller de Lubicz was the result of a 15-year study by the author in to the art and architecture of the ancient Temple of Luxor in Egypt, to decode the secrets ... a 'revolution' in architectural thinking and advance the cause of environmentally aware design. What Schwaller de Lubicz discovered, after taking extensive measurements of the complex at Luxor, ...

  2. Clutter won't wash

    Posted Oct 24th 2008, 12:00am by Annabel Walker

    ... Annabel Walker When it comes to accessorising a bathroom it's harder to make the bold statements you can with the bath or shower, but the trends are the same: minimalism and multifunctionality. Schming Chew, business development for B.S.C. Group, tal ...

  3. Architectural wonders built to inspire awe

    Posted Oct 09th 2008, 12:00am by Carl Sutherland

    ... architectural undertaking dates back to 692AD and started with the construction of the mosque's outer walls. By the end of the eighth century the mosque's wooden columns had been replaced ... The government of Saudi Arabia acknowledges 1570AD as the earliest date for existing architectural features of the mosque. The latest round of extensions and modifications - 1988 to 2005 - involved ...

  4. HK to explore architecture theme

    Posted Jul 18th 2008, 12:00am by May Chan

    ... May Chan Hong Kong will take part in the 11th Venice Biennale International Architecture Exhibition in September, showcasing pieces of art to explore the meaning of architecture. The theme of the event this year is 'Out There: Architecture Beyond Building'. It has attracted exhibits from 65 countries, five times more than the last event in 2006, which notched up 24,000 ...

  5. Architectural firm builds on network

    Posted Dec 05th 2008, 12:00am by John Cremer

    ... Aedas chairman Keith Griffiths believes he has created the ideal company where staff are more involved, writes John Cremer When Keith Griffiths drew up the plans for architectural services firm Aedas in the late 1990s, both motive and motif were clear. His aim was to 'design the ideal company', a true meritocracy where motivated staff could develop skills in a secure ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Hotel is architecture at its creative best

    Posted Sep 19th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The architect responsible for much of the interior design at the Grand Hyatt Guangzhou, California-based Peter Remedios, has described the new hotel as 'an architectural tour de force'. The dedicated business and function areas on the hotel's third floor can be accessed by a separate entrance to the main lobby. Six meeting rooms, lined with glints of silver ...

  8. Agenda- Interiors & Architecture

    Posted Nov 07th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheryl Ow The Italian job Joining the ranks of an elite few, fashion house Missoni will open a Missoni Hotel in Kuwait followed by Edinburgh next year. Located in the Symphony Complex on the Arabian Gulf waterfront, each luxury room (there are 207 of them ...

  9. Scaffolding comes off the gleaming architecture as a new capital awakens

    Posted Apr 30th 2008, 12:00am by Peter Simpson

    ... of scaffolding and hoardings- is being peeled off to reveal a city filled with dazzling new architecture rising from the ancient dust bowl. The government's mantra of a 'hi-tech, green, ... The Stalinist architecture of the past is dwarfed by towers of steel and glass, as are the Forbidden City and Beijing's temples. Prominent among the new buildings are the Olympic national stadiums, ...

  10. Art walkers to get a taste of local architecture as list of events grows

    Posted Mar 12th 2008, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... of Urbanism\Architecture' at the Central Police Station. The station will stay open especially late, until 10.30pm, to accommodate the event, although the exhibition is open to everyone and not just to those ...




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