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  1. 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) ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1067178/room-top
  2. Property - International - DESIGN

    Vital signs of comfort with a view to better health care

    Posted Aug 13th 2014, 05:05am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... facilities globally, some of the leading lights in architecture are designing comfortable spaces inspired by nature, following the observations of Florence Nightingale who wrote, from her field ... Chinese architecture, in the Suzhou tradition. The building is arranged as a series of connected pavilions, encouraging movement between the interior and the landscape. Rooms open out ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1572220/vital-signs-comfort-view-better-health-care
  3. Lifestyle - Interiors & Living - DESIGN

    Thomas Heatherwick's flair for wedding creative design with architecture

    Posted Feb 27th 2013, 12:00am by Catherine Shaw

    ... pavilion, but in Asia he was relatively unknown and the prestigious retail project would be his first major architectural work. Heatherwick, 43, soon proved that faith in his ability to marry his trademark creative design and the world of architecture was well founded. The 20-year-old shopping mall emerged with a refreshingly contemporary aesthetic, with subtle blending of warm earthy tones ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/interiors-living/article/1159176/thomas-heatherwicks-flair-wedding-creative-design
  4. Property - Hong Kong & China - DESIGN

    Mainland China towers scraping the sky in a green and modern way

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 05:11am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... governments, international architecture firms are introducing alternatives that could see the mainland tackle its pollution problems, from the ground up. According to the United States Green Building ... by ASHRAE (which provides guidance for meeting minimum energy efficiency requirements in buildings). In Hangzhou, environmental concerns led US-based architecture practice NBBJ and local partner ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1562013/mainland-china-towers-scraping-sky-green-and-modern-way
  5. Magazines - Post Magazine - DESIGN

    Store de force: The World Beyond

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 10:53pm by TAMSIN BRADSHAW

    ... architectural building and we've got 1950s furniture in there." What's the ethos behind The World Beyond? "We live in Hong Kong, where it's all about consumerism and spending ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1554619/store-de-force-world-beyond
  6. Property - Hong Kong & China - DESIGN

    Preserving the past in new buildings is back in fashion

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 05:02am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... their way. Repurposing, on the other hand, may achieve that. Using architectural innovation to make an existing structure viable again seems preferable on many levels: it retains some linkage ... architecture firm Leo A Daly). On the mainland, the trendy galleries, boutiques and restaurants making up Beijing 798 Art Zone were, in a former life, factories and warehouses. The abandoned remains ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1549716/preserving-past-new-buildings-back-fashion
  7. Property - Hong Kong & China - DESIGN

    Nature finds a home in city apartments

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 05:08am by Kavita Daswani

    ... terrariums, filled with sand, rocks and plants, gave Spear an idea: what if these terrariums, used mostly as decorative pieces, could function as an architectural device? "Could they be a room ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1554879/nature-finds-home-city-apartments
  8. Magazines - Post Magazine - DESIGN

    Store de force: Archetypal

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 11:25pm by ADELE BRUNNER

    ... are architectural, design-conscious and informative, and celebrate design integrity and craftsmanship." Do you have a design background? "I studied conceptual design in London but interiors ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1544800/store-de-force-archetypal
  9. Lifestyle - Interiors & Living - DESIGN

    Architects step up to take stair designs to the next level

    Posted May 28th 2014, 05:08am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... Staircases, says British architect Alex de Rijke, who designed the Endless Stair for the 2013 London Design Festival that debuted outside the Tate Modern, are sculpture's gift to architecture ... of the Architecture Royal College of Art. Stairs can manipulate and even distort space in ways that people can find curious or compelling, perhaps even beautiful, he says. Consider the spectacle ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/interiors-living/article/1520034/architects-step-take-stair-designs-next-level
  10. Lifestyle - Interiors & Living - DESIGN

    Intelligent designs: greener thinking

    Posted May 10th 2013, 12:00am by Giovanna Dunmall

    ... architecture practice known for its highly sustainable approach to construction and a portfolio that includes theatres, offices, universities, hotels and historic conservation. The practice recently ... as it may lead to a superficial type of architecture. At the Ecobuild conference we discussed the need for regulations to achieve this, or whether we think it will happen naturally due to market ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/interiors-living/article/1233786/intelligent-designs-greener-thinking

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