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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    City scope: all change in Chinatown

    Posted Oct 11th 2014, 10:09pm by Petti Fong

    ... Bob Rennie, a condo marketer who has purchased a Chinatown building in which to house his extensive art collection, and who has his eye on other properties nearby. Kwan says a Chinatown ... it's dirty, it's not a tourist destination.'" On the side of Rennie's building are the words "Everything will be alright", but from certain angles, the last word ...

  2. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: the money culture

    Posted Oct 11th 2014, 10:09pm by Jason Wordie

    ... lifestyle” has rapidly become the new chic; this concept of building flats in prestigious locations (i.e. The Peak) with a contrived nod to nature or heritage (think pictures of folk lolling ...

  3. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    My life: Ted Thomas

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 09:14am by Madeleine Fitzpatrick

    ... I was best known as a commentator at Happy Valley. The radio stuff started to build up. We started a thing called Operation Santa Claus. To this day, I can't get either the South China Morning ...

  4. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    So near, yet so feared

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 09:09am by cecilie gamst berg

    ... the stalls are attached to buildings- a brand new 20-floor luxury hotel reared up, like a supermodel gatecrashing a soup kitchen. I went to have a look, but was distracted by some blood-curdling ...

  5. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    My life: Ester van Steekelenburg

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 11:32pm by SARAH LAZARUS

    ... There's a problem, though. In Europe, the old city centres are assumed to be important assets with great value but in Asia, old buildings are frequently torn down and replaced with cookie-cutter, ... for hope. The government has an excellent Heritage Revitalisation Scheme, which works to identify buildings to be preserved, upgraded and repurposed. Projects they've supported include ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    City scope: the forgotten army

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 11:32pm by Anna Chen

    ... and a further 1,500 are recorded as assisting in the building of various aerodromes. "This is a narrative of the Home Front nobody wants to know about." Its historical significance has also ...

  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: finite arts

    Posted Jul 26th 2014, 11:10pm by Jason Wordie

    ... The Chinese approach to construction recognises that all buildings- however sacred- must succumb to time, writes Jason Wordie Finite arts Inside many traditional Chinese buildings, a fir ... to buildings and their anticipated period of use was – as with most other aspects of human life – deeply realistic, and accepted the inevitability of change. For the Chinese, life was ephemeral ...

  8. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Something new: Heritage Lodge

    Posted Aug 02nd 2014, 11:31pm by Violet Law

    ... is the boutique Heritage Lodge, in the former Lai Chi Kok Hospital building, which is now part of the newly christened Jao Tsung-I Academy, named after the 96-year-old renowned scholar and Hong Kong ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Something new: Pawning off The Pawn

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 10:52pm by Olivia Rosenman

    ... (thankfully)- rather, for one weekend The Pawn restaurant in Wan Chai will revert to the building's original purpose, and pawn off the entire contents of its interior in preparation for its rebirth ... Fans of the three-storey building, comprising four tong laus and a beautiful colonial facade, need not fret. The new restaurant, lead by British chef Tom Aikens, will retain the heritage-chic ...

  10. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    My life: John Weiley

    Posted Aug 09th 2014, 11:12pm by Robby Nimmo

    ... and I have remained friends. I know she was pleased that the Australian government made peace with Jorn in 2006 and apologised for not having the foresight to build the Opera House in a way ...




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