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  1. Creative use of outdoor space

    Posted Jul 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Raymond Ma

    ... of Landscape Architects and an associate professor at the University of Hong Kong's faculty of architecture. Paul Blazek, managing director for urban design and landscape at Aedas, says: ... (HKU) provides professional training for people seeking to become landscape designers. Its faculty of architecture runs two programmes: There is a master of landscape architecture for graduate ...

  2. Paper architecture

    Posted Dec 14th 2010, 12:00am by John Millen

    ... architects. Paper architecture is the art of creating detailed miniature buildings using cut-out and folded paper. The end result is often presented in the form of a folded card that pops up into a building when the card is opened. Origami / Kirigami Paper architecture is a combination of origami- Japanese paper folding- and kirigami- Japanese paper cutting. Paper architects always use stiff ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. World Architecture in China

    Posted Oct 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Charmaine Chan

    ... Charmaine Chan World Architecture in China by Charlie Q.L. Xue Joint Publishing HK$200 '[In China] everyone is encouraged to do their most stupid and extravagant designs... They don't have as much of a barrier between good taste and bad taste.' So said Jacques Herzog, of Herzog & de Meuron, which built the National Stadium, known as the Bird's Nest, ...

  5. Paper Architecture at Elements

    Posted Nov 18th 2010, 12:00am by Richard Macauley

    ... Richard Macauley Elements, 10am-10pm daily, until Dec 31 Paper art, with the possible exception of origami, is not a genre that conjures up much wonder compared with sculpture, painting or modern art- that is, until you see the work of Ingrid Siliakus. Si ...

  6. Architectural conservation is about keeping cities distinct

    Posted Apr 19th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that architectural conservation is an obstacle to development. and the money could be better spent elsewhere. In the case of Wing Lee Street, the significance of its conservation lies not so much ... districts and streets have been zoned (the Bund, for example), to understand the urban role that architectural conservation can play in enriching the environmental quality of a city. Architectural ...

  7. Architectural team breaks rules in concept plan to build arts hub

    Posted Jul 06th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... later. The authority has commissioned Britain's Foster and Partners, the Rotterdam-based Office for Metropolitan Architecture- led by Rem Koolhaas- and local firm Rocco Design Architects ...

  8. Arts hub does not need a forest, say local architects

    Posted Nov 20th 2010, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong Hong Kong does not need a forest on the waterfront, say top local architects who looked at the merits of three entries to design the West Kowloon Cultural District. The architects gave their lowest score to renowned UK architect Norman Foster, w ...

  9. Home suite home

    Posted Oct 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Susan Schwartz

    ... 'Controversial' colours, such as purple, blue, pink and mustard, should be avoided. 'Usually, we keep the architectural framework neutral and add colour into soft furnishings, drapes and wall ...

  10. Lawmakers seek arts hub financing details

    Posted Sep 21st 2010, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... of the financial models proposed by the three architectural companies, and for a comprehensive arts and cultural policy. 'The construction cost has already increased by 40 per cent since 2008 when ...




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