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  1. Magazines - 48hrs - TRAVEL

    Solitary refinement: Bagan, Myanmar's architectural city of wonders

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 10:39pm by Daniel Allen

    ... this magnificently ornate structure is a symmetrical masterpiece of early Burmese architecture. For me, the highlight of Ananda's heavily frescoed interior is its quartet of massive standing Buddhas, ...

  2. News - World - GREECE

    Many Greeks outraged over plans to sell architectural gems

    Posted Mar 17th 2014, 09:13pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian in Athens Government moves to unload architectural gems to help pay down debt Outrage over plan to sell 'heritage' Greece's cultural gems have become the focus ... of the modern Greek state. Both are widely viewed as architectural gems. The move follows an equally controversial decision by the country's powerful archaeological council to allow two ...

  3. Property - International - ARCHITECTURE

    Japanese designer Sou Fujimoto on 'blurring the boundaries' between nature and architecture

    Posted Feb 19th 2014, 05:10am by Catherine Shaw

    ... understanding of a public toilet and to take it back to a more fundamental level." Fujimoto has received numerous awards, including The Architectural Review AR Award in 2006 for his Children's ... Architecture Exhibition- La Biennale di Venezia. And last year he won fame throughout the United Kingdom thanks to the phenomenal success of his summer pavilion for London's Serpentine Gallery. ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - ARCHITECTURE

    Israeli-Canadian architect Moshe Safdie laments unfriendly Hong Kong architecture

    Posted Feb 16th 2014, 04:46am by Christy Choi

    ... Christy Choi christy.choi@scmp.com Moshe Safdie wants to reintroduce culture, climate and geography into city's architecture Architect laments unfriendly styles When Israeli-Canadian architect Moshe Safdie first came to Hong Kong 30 to 40 years ago, he found open streets, markets and fewer skyscrapers. Now, he says, the city is hemmed in by tower blocks that dominate spaces ...

  5. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Vann Molyvann: the unsung hero of Phnom Penh architecture

    Posted Feb 08th 2014, 10:46pm by David Eimer

    ... of the capital is changing rapidly, apartment and office blocks being thrown up in seemingly random fashion. Phnom Penh is renowned for its beguiling blend of architecture: some of the most stunning ... of that past as they take advantage of rising land prices. "I don't think the CPP care about or respect architecture. They don't care about the French colonial heritage or my work ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - ARCHITECTURE

    Lost landmarks of Hong Kong resurrected in architectural exhibition

    Posted Jan 10th 2014, 03:13am by Vivienne Chow

    ... to think creatively about architecture. The "Building M+: The Museum and Architecture Collection" exhibition is also intended to address housing problems in Hong Kong and the effects of economic and political pressure on architecture in the city, said exhibition curator Aric Chen. The exhibition at ArtisTree in Taikoo Place, Quarry Bay, is the latest venture by M+, the museum ...

  7. News - China

    Flights of architectural fantasy in the China's cities of grey

    Posted Nov 15th 2013, 03:50am by AFP

    ... of architectural fantasy in cities of grey Liu Chonghua stands on a crenellated turret atop a castle- one of six he has built. "I don't have any hobbies, except for planting trees and building ... architecture that harkens back to a time when kings ruled and knights jousted. Liu made millions of dollars running a company that feeds the mainland's growing appetite for bread and cakes. ...

  8. Global companies can achieve growth through modular architecture

    Posted Oct 15th 2013, 11:23am by Reports by Michelle Phillips and Joonyoung Kim

    ... Reports by Michelle Phillips and Joonyoung Kim Modular architecture is placing an increasing number of companies at the forefront of their industries. A cross-functional product design ... shortening production times. Modular Management's implementation of Whirlpool's product architecture, for instance, has significantly reduced inventory levels and total costs, and achieved ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine - DESIGN

    Room at the top

    Posted Oct 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and guitar, respectively, enlisted Mark Panckhurst of HEAD Architecture and Design to help with the layout, but used their own contractor, Sam Chuen. “We did the planning, worked out how to open up ... was custom-built for HK$180,000 by Sam Chuen (tel: 9774 0786), the Choys’ contractor. Preliminary work was by HEAD Architecture and Design (17/F, Casey Building, 38 Lok Ku Road, Sheung Wan, tel: 2869 5725) ...

  10. News - China Insider - ARCHITECTURE

    The latest oddity in Chinese architecture: the giant birdcage

    Posted Aug 29th 2013, 06:56pm by Jeremy Blum

    ... Jeremy Blum jeremy.blum@scmp.com Wuhan's 'birdcage building' has some questioning whether or not it is an illegal structure The latest bizarre architectural wonder to make waves in China is a building resembling a massive birdcage. The two-storey “birdcage building,” which comes with iron bars and a steel hooked top, is located along Hankou Xinhua road in Wuhan ...




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