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  1. Architecture students offer greener plan for Kai Tak area

    Posted Oct 01st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... heights in the area. Fourteen master's students in architecture at Chinese University have proffered designs for southeast Kowloon in response to a plan to develop the vicinity ... exhibitions. Wallace Chang Ping-hung, an architecture professor, said the proposal would preserve the area's history and natural environment. 'There is a misconception that Hong Kong history ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/609857/architecture-students-offer-greener-plan-kai-tak-area
  2. News - Hong Kong

    Giant inflatable Rubber Duck set to sail into Victoria Harbour next week

    Posted Apr 25th 2013, 04:24pm by Vivienne Chow

    ... in architecture," he said. The artist was inspired by objects from different parts of the world, those found in flea markets, toys and by his children, said the 36-year-old father of three. "Once I had ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1222885/rubber-duck-harbour-appearance-set-next-week
  3. News - Hong Kong - ART

    Meet Florentijn Hofman, the man who's sent Hong Kong a little bit quackers

    Posted Apr 26th 2013, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... "larger-than-life" public artworks that break the boundaries between people and the aloofness of public art spaces. "Huge works stand out amid architecture," he said. The artist, a father of three, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1223145/meet-florentijn-hofman-man-whos-sent-hong-kong-little-bit-quackers
  4. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Hong Kong dims as it embraces Earth Hour

    Posted Mar 24th 2013, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... Professor Edward Ng Yan-yung from Chinese University's school of architecture. "Some say the event raises awareness, but my take is: what awareness will it bring? The dilemma is that one ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1198332/hong-kong-dims-it-embraces-earth-hour
  5. Cultural monument for Tamar

    Posted Nov 30th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... planning and architectural mediocrity. The proposed West Kowloon cultural complex is too ambitious and, sadly, its off-centre location is also clearly wrong. I suggest we demolish and relocate ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/436404/cultural-monument-tamar
  6. Star Ferry Pier was a landmark loss and a monumental gain for city's heritage

    Posted Dec 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Katie Cummer, architectural conservation programme, department of architecture, the University of Hong Kong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/987562/star-ferry-pier-was-landmark-loss-and-monumental-gain-citys-heritage
  7. Group wants Edinburgh Place to be given monument status

    Posted Nov 10th 2009, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong A pressure group has proposed declaring the architectural cluster at Edinburgh Place a monument in a bid to preserve Queen's Pier at its original location. Heritage Watch ... the pier will take too much trouble, a reflecting pool is still acceptable. We just want the pier back in its space,' said Lee Yuet, who has worked in architecture for more than 45 years. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/697847/group-wants-edinburgh-place-be-given-monument-status
  8. Architects hit out at Central pier design

    Posted Aug 30th 2006, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... very detailed architectural records of the old building. Mimicking by just referring to old pictures is not going to work. ' Mr Ng said he was sad to see the old pier being demolished. 'Conservation is about preserving an old building, not about rebuilding an old building,' director of the University of Hong Kong's architectural conservation programme Lee Ho-yin, said. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/562074/architects-hit-out-central-pier-design
  9. Planners think big for Kowloon East

    Posted Oct 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... outside the [Eastern Harbour Tunnel] that tells motorists they are heading to Kwun Tong industrial district,' she said. Architecture, street art and green projects will also play a role ... that the monorail was the 'most crucial' element for success. Kowloon East, he said, was likely to attract architectural firms, construction companies, bank back-up services, information ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/981836/planners-think-big-kowloon-east
  10. News - Hong Kong - WORLD STATUS

    Victoria Harbour snubbed over nomination for World Heritage site status

    Posted Jan 20th 2013, 12:00am by Helene Franchineau

    ... the past 150 years, the harbour would certainly meet the fourth criterion- being "an outstanding example of a type of building, architectural or technological ensemble or landscape which ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1131920/victoria-harbour-snubbed-over-nomination-world-heritage-site-status

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