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  1. A quiet crusade

    Posted Oct 17th 2008, 12:00am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... Some techniques and products can greatly reduce noise. Peta Tomlinson lends an ear to the experts City living has many conveniences, but what it often lacks is peace and quiet. Hearing every step the upstairs neighbour takes, the piano practice of the chi ...

  2. Central preservation proposals show common-sense approach

    Posted Oct 31st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a satisfactory outcome. It is quality, not quantity, that matters. Given that the administration has now pledged its commitment to heritage conservation, Central, with its distinctive architecture ...

  3. Let's halt destruction of historic Graham Street area for profit

    Posted Oct 08th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Despite strong objections from members of the community, architectural and planning professionals, the secretary for development has decided to recommend to the Chief Executive in Council ... The URA claimed that it had commissioned a heritage report, but it has never been made public. Besides members of the public, many architecture and planning professionals have complained about ...

  4. How long should Hong Kong's architects reach for the sky?

    Posted Oct 31st 2008, 12:00am by Violet Law

    ... the shapers and students of the city's skyline. They ranged from executives from Hongkong Land and the MTR Corporation to architecture professors, preservationists and urban planners. Hong ... and the indispensable shopping arcades. There is little risk of swarming the streets. This is what Laurence Liauw, symposium speaker and architecture professor at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, calls ...

  5. Officials reluctant to give up shark's fin soup at banquets

    Posted Jun 14th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... responded to the survey, with all but two signalling no intention to implement a policy. The Architectural Services Department was the only one that reported serving shark's fin soup ...

  6. Class Notes

    Posted Dec 06th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of Mong Man Wai Building, the 20 metre-long Wind Tunnel Facility will be used by students of the department of building and construction. Models of architectural structures can be put inside ...

  7. Talkback

    Posted May 13th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... have agreed that the historic Wan Chai Market should be preserved because it is a remnant representation of 1930s architecture. This is reasonable enough. But it might be difficult for those who are unfamiliar with architectural history to share the same appreciation for its aesthetics. Some might ask why we should not create something equally significant, but more modern ...

  8. Eco friendly

    Posted Jul 11th 2008, 12:00am by Catherine Macer

    ... forge ahead, many local developers are concerned about diminishing profit margins. But a recent project by the Australian architectural firm Woods Bagot flags green design as good financial ...

  9. Study offers harbourfront vision that would provide green oasis

    Posted May 10th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the study envisages what I would call an oasis. Edward Ng, director of environmental and sustainable design unit, Department of Architecture, Chinese University of Hong Kong ...

  10. Best in snow- Luxury resorts in Europe

    Posted Oct 08th 2010, 12:00am by Kylie Knott

    ... resort has a casino and two golf courses. www.resortragaz.ch 7 Matterhorn Focus, Switzerland Modern architecture and impressive interior design come together beautifully in this hotel, which ...




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