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  1. Homeowners say official report fails to ease concerns on safety

    Posted Jul 04th 2009, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... a professor of architecture and residents of the street where the accident happened. They say the report lacks academic weight and fails to address key issues leading up to the collapse. Residents ... person. Experts in construction, geology and hydrology attributed the collapse to the movement of a large amount of dirt around the estate. Mr Du said a group of owners might hire an architecture ...

  2. On the inside

    Posted May 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... Will Clem Trained in architecture, interior designer Joseph Sy keeps it simple After 30 years in Hong Kong, Manila-born Joseph Sy is well established as one of the city's most ... which showcases collections from the likes of Philippe Starck and Pierre Paulin. How did you get into interior design? I studied architecture originally, and for the first 11 years I worked ...

  3. Clinton hits the phones for Expo's US pavilion

    Posted Jun 07th 2009, 12:00am by Dan Kadison, Will Clem

    ... structures with their own unique design, the Expo might not live up to expectations. 'The Expo is supposed to be about architecture. We'd like to see lots of different types of buildings,' the official said. 'Rented pavilions aren't architecture; that's just interior design.' Jean Ravel, the Venezuelan consul general in Shanghai, admitted that the world ...

  4. US official eases fears over World Expo pavilion plan

    Posted Mar 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Dan Kadison, Will Clem

    ... Dan Kadison and Will Clem in Shanghai While Shanghai officials are worried the US has not signed a formal agreement to participate in the 2010 Shanghai World Expo, an American project leader has maintained his country is '100 per cent in,' and should break ground on its exhibit this summer. 'We are on track in fund-raising, on track in terms of architectural ...

  5. Hundreds cheer return of historic steel bridge

    Posted Feb 26th 2009, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... probably less than half the average age of the onlookers- was there for the sheer love of bridge architecture. 'It is held together with rivets. To fit them they need to be heated ...

  6. Alumni visit HKU for anniversary, eye plan for centenary

    Posted Mar 26th 2006, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... and other guests. Vice-chancellor Tsui Lap-chee took the opportunity to call for feedback on the university's plans, unveiled last month, for a $2.5 billion expansion. Four architectural models ...

  7. Learning environment

    Posted Oct 11th 2008, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... career as an academic, lecturing in architecture for 17 years. And though he works in the corporate world, he has never turned his back on school. Prior to becoming managing director of Woods Bagot, he headed the company's division specialising in education-related architecture. He said the changes in teaching and learning were prompted by two things. 'The first is pretty ...

  8. Work away from home inspires new direction

    Posted Jan 07th 2005, 12:00am by Michael Taylor, Will Clem

    ... internship with an architectural firm based in Belfast, Northern Ireland. 'I chose this company not because of its location but because I wanted to learn more about buildings and construction. ...

  9. Lasting beauty

    Posted May 04th 2005, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... is the splendour of truth. The straight lines of the Grande Port-Royal Open, for example, were inspired by New York architecture, a city for which Mr Nataf said he felt a great affinity. The combination ...

  10. Secluded island of hidden pleasures

    Posted Mar 12th 2005, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... rulers have left their influence in the superb colonial architecture of the capital, Port Louis, and the other cities. Grand old mansion homes date back to the 18th century and are of interest ...




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