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  1. Property - Hong Kong & China - C-SUITE

    Q&A: Keith Griffiths, Aedas

    Posted Nov 19th 2014, 04:36am by Peggy Sito

    ... Peggy Sito peggy.sito@scmp.com Ranked as the world's fifth-largest architecture firm, Aedas recently cut ties with its British partner to focus on designing high-density urban developments for China's major cities Q&A Aedas, the world's fifth-largest architecture firm ranked by British-based Building Design magazine, recently cut the bond with its British ...

  2. Property - Hong Kong & China - DEVELOPMENT

    Hong Kong needs to catch up on housing shortage

    Posted Nov 19th 2014, 04:36am by Peggy Sito

    ... Griffiths, the chairman of international architectural firm Aedas. The slow development has meant only a slow improvement in the quality of life for Hong Kong people, Griffiths said. New town ... of Hong Kong," said Griffiths, who started his architectural practice in the city in 1985 and led the creation of Aedas in 2002. The company has been involved in a number of major projects ...

  3. Opportunity knocks for foreign architects

    Posted Jun 21st 2006, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... architects had in the US market, said Mr Lau, the founder of architectural firm AM Partners. And it also explains why western architects, including Mr Lau, flew to China in search of opportunities ... and obtained an architecture degree at the University of Hawaii. After the project, Mr Lau stayed away from China for a decade. He then came back for the construction boom. Now he is involved in seven ...

  4. Colonial beauty up for sale

    Posted Jun 08th 2005, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... it as part of our Hong Kong cultural and architectural heritage, and not destroy it to build box flats. This will be one of our considerations when we are vetting potential buyers. You can tell ...

  5. Holland Village makes way for housing project

    Posted Nov 16th 2009, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... no plans to maintain the Netherlands concept in the new development, but the developer promised it would be one of the architectural landmarks in the city when completed in about six years' ...

  6. 'Haunted flats' give market the creeps

    Posted Sep 29th 2009, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... them?' said a source who works closely with the city's lenders. In the latest brutal murder to shock the city, a senior project manager for the Architectural Services Department was hacked ... for the Architectural Services Department was hacked to death, allegedly after a fight with her maid 2003 Tower 17, Parkview, Tai Tam Millionaire banker Robert Kissel battered to death by his wife, Nancy, after ...

  7. Silence as another historic treasure faces wrecker's ball

    Posted Jan 05th 2005, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... for a private luxury flats project after an outcry from environmentalists. 64 Kennedy Road AGE OF PROPERTY: 81 years ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN: Italian Renaissance with Doric columns and an art deco style motif on its balcony railings FUTURE:To be demolished to make way for two high-rise blocks 45 Stubbs Road AGE OF PROPERTY: 69 years ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN:Chinese style, high-ceilinged, ...

  8. Xiamen builds dream cruise hub

    Posted Oct 18th 2006, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... by government-backed Xiamen Port Authority, the project is hoped to transform the city into the gateway to China, according to Ken Wai Yip-kai, a director of architectural firm Aedas, which is in charge ...

  9. Old buildings get new lease on life

    Posted Oct 14th 2009, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... are dark, architecturally boring and poorly maintained. And sharing space with a meat wholesaler or a furniture factory offers some unique challenges.' Dillon, who has been watching ...



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