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  1. Property - Hong Kong & China - DESIGN

    Mainland and Hong Kong forge partnership in architecture business

    Posted Nov 12th 2014, 05:50am by FELIX LI, ROVER CHEUNG

    ... Felix Li and Rover Cheung HKIA-sponsored survey identifies challenges faced by Hong Kong architects when establishing a mainland business Architects on both sides of border forge partnerships Integration between Hong Kong and mainland China after 1997 was inevitable. Despite being a global economic powerhouse, China continues to undergo development to catch up with the more ...

  2. Property - Hong Kong & China - DESIGN

    Innovative thinking creates solutions for small spaces

    Posted Nov 26th 2014, 05:23am by Christopher Dewolf

    ... thinking creates solutions for small spaces What is wrong with a typical Hong Kong flat? Lots. Not only is the average pad just 450 sq ft, it is loaded with features that make it less, rather than ... runs the studio Affect-T. Thin concrete walls, poorly sealed windows and exterior tile cladding mean Hong Kong flats are poorly suited to the city's climate. "A lot of people suffer ...

  3. Property - Hong Kong & China - DESIGN

    White becomes the new black in Hong Kong homes

    Posted Oct 15th 2014, 04:50am by Catherine Shaw

    ... Catherine Shaw property.post@scmp.com Karina Zabihi's pop-up store demonstrates simple but effective interior designs for Hong Kong homes, all in her favourite hues Making a mark on white interiors Hong Kong's PMQ (formerly the Police Married Quarters) is fast becoming as well known for its creative pop-ups as it is for the cultural enclave's eclectic collection ...

  4. Magazines - Post Magazine - DESIGN

    Split decisions

    Posted Nov 22nd 2014, 09:58pm by Jane Steer

    ... Jane Steer Split decisions Hong Kong homes are infamous for their lack of space. Even those lucky enough to have 1,700 square feet to play with, such as interior designer Cynthia Lie-Breit, run ... Discovery Bay home filled to capacity, Lie-Breit hit on an idea popular overseas: the granny flat. Hong Kong's strict planning rules meant the usual solution- converting a loft or basement- ...

  5. Property - International - DESIGN

    Living Office concept for the new species of worker

    Posted Nov 19th 2014, 04:40am by James King

    ... chair, designed by Peter Opsvik in 1979 and never out of favour since. Scandinavian-design consultant Manks, of Hong Kong, supplies various models of the chair to streams of converts. "We ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - DESIGN

    Access wall areas

    Posted Nov 15th 2014, 08:48pm by Catherine Shaw

    ... / Photography John Butlin   When Italian furniture designer and contemporary art collector Stefano Del Vecchio arrived in Hong Kong eight years ago, he made the Mandarin Oriental hotel his home. ... condition," he recalls. "When I bought it last year, the layout was a typical old-style, three-bedroom Hong Kong apartment and very dark. I could see it had huge potential." Because none ...

  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - DESIGN

    Design file: Sjors van Buyten

    Posted Nov 08th 2014, 10:10pm by ANJI CONNELL

    ... Anji Connell The Dutch artist transforms wood and vintage materials into unique pieces of furniture Sjors van Buyten What brought you to Hong Kong? "I moved here a year-and-a-half ... to live peacefully with nature. I find Hong Kong stimulating creatively, but in a very different way than I'm used to. It's such a disposable world. I find it's more about ...

  8. Magazines - Post Magazine - DESIGN

    Finders keepers

    Posted Nov 08th 2014, 10:10pm by ADELE BRUNNER

    ... and raised in Hong Kong and now lives with her husband, Oscar McConnell, a Canadian broker, just down the road from where she grew up. "I've rarely been disappointed and have come away ... finding anything good and then suddenly come across a great bargain. For example, a man who was leaving Hong Kong some years ago sold me a beautiful 1930s French wardrobe for practically nothing ...

  9. Property - International - DESIGN

    Master of cloisonne with modern and stylish touch

    Posted Nov 05th 2014, 06:25am by Kavita Daswani

    ... in Hong Kong and the Ritz-Carlton in Beijing. Kuo is known for taking the traditions of cloisonne- the ancient technique using enamel to decorate metalwork- and rendering them in strikingly modern ...

  10. Lifestyle - Interiors & Living - DESIGN

    Thomas Heatherwick's flair for wedding creative design with architecture

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

    ... proposal, I talked about the Hong Kong tram and how its design was so incredibly space-efficient. The Commissioner for London Transport knew exactly what I meant because he had worked in Hong Kong ... details In 2006, when it was announced that British designer Thomas Heatherwick would lead the HK$2.1 billion redesign of Hong Kong's Pacific Place, eyebrows were raised. The wildly creative ...




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