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  1. Void

    Posted May 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Australian Paul Davies' paintings (including Seidler House, Blue Forest, 2011, left) consider the impact modernist architecture has had on his homeland. Today-Sat, 11am-7pm, The Cat Street Gallery, 222 Hollywood Rd, Sheung Wan. Inquiries: 2291 0006. Ends Sat ...

  2. New plan may save heritage buildings

    Posted Feb 25th 2008, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... for mothers who shop in the market with their children. 'It is an early [piece of] modern heritage,' said Lee Ho-yin, director of the architectural conservation programme at the University of Hong Kong's department of architecture, who conducted the heritage assessment. 'But we are facing a dilemma: how can a market commemorate Dr Sun Yat-sen?' According to Dr Lee, ...

  3. Pick of the day

    Posted Mar 08th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Los Angeles-based photographer Paul Robinson incorporates portraits and architecture to create multiple-layered images, including Rue de Rivoli.Today, 11am-7pm, Cat Street Gallery, 222 Hollywood Rd, Sheung Wan. Inquiries: 2544 6223. Ends today ...

  4. Happy days

    Posted Mar 19th 2006, 12:00am by Charmaine Chan

    ... with Charmaine Chan Now there's a reason to traverse the length of Hollywood Road- especially if you're looking for art deco furniture and accessories. At the Sheung Wan end of the street is bFelix (meaning 'be happy'), which sells, am ...

  5. The Exhibition

    Posted Sep 12th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Exhibition Territories A multimedia installation presenting a panorama of urban development and architecture in China by Hong Kong-based French architects Laurent Gutierrez and Valerie Portefaix. The exhibition is the first in Para/Site's new gallery. Wed-Sun, noon-7pm, G/F 4 Po Yan St, Sheung Wan. Inquiries: 2517 4620. Ends Oct 3 ...

  6. Time's running out

    Posted Nov 09th 2007, 12:00am by Nick Walker

    ... for the historical record of Hong Kong's most distinguished existing 'vernacular architecture' to endure. Vernacular architecture denotes buildings constructed using locally available resources to meet local needs, and also an architectural form that reflects the buildings' environmental, cultural and historical context. Shophouse architecture took shape across Southeast ...

  7. Launch pads

    Posted Jan 21st 2011, 12:00am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... won't go away, sometimes it's these professionals' own homes that become testing grounds. Architectural designers Barrie Ho and Angie Pi, founders and directors of Barrie Ho Architecture, expected that their idea of knocking down every internal wall- even in the bathroom- would be met with some resistance among clients. So they experimented with their 'boundary-less ...

  8. Ladder Street escalator on cards

    Posted Apr 05th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... by the Housing and Transport Bureau. Residents of the area and a historian have attacked the proposal, saying it would destroy a wealth of architectural and cultural heritage. The bureau has suggested ... and members raised concerns about the impact on architectural heritage. Ho Pui-yin, associate professor in history at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, objected to the plan, saying that Ladder ...

  9. Three perspectives on what constitutes heritage

    Posted Jan 12th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... building. It was built in the 1950s but was turned into a shopping mall and a snooker hall a few years ago. It has social, historical and architectural significance. 'Architecturally speaking, ...

  10. The Planner

    Posted Jul 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... to the City Exhibition on how architecture has shaped cities and transformed lives around the world. Daily, 10am-10pm, Oval Atrium, IFC Mall, 8 Finance St, Central. Inquiries: 2295 3308. Ends Jul ... Inquiries: 3571 8200. Ends Jul 31 A Lofty Retreat from the Red Dust: The Secret Garden of Emperor Qianlong Seventy-seven sets of painting and calligraphy, furniture, mural paintings, architectural ...




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