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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: dregs and the city

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 12:47am by Jason Wordie

    ... the construction materials and building techniques without which there can be no edifice, while heritage is (broadly) the decorative and design sides, which add texture, distinctiveness and originality. ... eventually- merely cladding. And like buildings, if the foundations are dodgy, the concrete is substandard and regulatory frameworks are flouted, then the building in question will not pass rigorous ...

  2. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    So near, yet so feared: a friend in need

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 12:47am by cecilie gamst berg

    ... Cecilie Gamst Berg Cecilie Gamst Berg A friend in need Horrible shocks are seldom solitary. First I heard that the people wanting to build the Shek Kwu Chau (pronounced "sek gu chau") 1970s-technology waste incinerator right outside my window had been given the go-ahead to seek funding. I immediately went to Tung Chung to drown my sorrows (and offset future cancer) ...

  3. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Rant: din city

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 11:52pm by ALEX WONG

    ... diet. Things are not always better elsewhere in town. I changed dentists recently- accurately drilling someone's teeth while the building shook from the pile driving next door would have ... years ago, "It will be a great place when they've finished building it." Touché. Some other well-known Scots, AC/DC, once sang, "Rock 'n' Roll Ain't Noise ...

  4. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    City scope: The Seattle Chinese Garden

    Posted Jun 08th 2014, 12:58am by Violet Law

    ... Violet Law in Seattle Violet Law in Seattle Blossoming relationship For nearly 20 years, a small group of Seattleites have been toiling to build a Sichuan-style garden in their city. ... west coast city reached across the Pacific to build ties with China. In 1979, one of the first non-government trade associations focused on China was founded here. When Chongqing and Seattle ...

  5. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    My life: Josh Summers

    Posted Jun 08th 2014, 12:58am by JENNI MARSH

    ... and there would be a 15-storey building on one side of the road and, on the other side, plain desert. Our first apartment wasn't comfortable. I remember falling onto the bed and hurting my face, ... and they confined us all to one building. There was a constant barrage of people asking us to teach English to their children. In the beginning, the Security Bureau followed us and would ask our friends ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Rant: Hong Kong Ferris wheel, an eye for eye's sake

    Posted May 31st 2014, 11:58pm by JENNI MARSH

    ... the train station. What a view. Hong Kong and York are hardly twin-cities but the principle still applies. Singapore is about to sling out its wheel- the Flyer, also surrounded by tall buildings ...

  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Something new: North Korean tourism app shows hermit nation's delights

    Posted May 24th 2014, 11:03pm by Olivia Rosenman

    ... build an itinerary based on your interests, then source and com-pare quotes from leading North Korea tour providers. The app was created by British-based Uniquely Travel, which, keeping North ...

  8. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: flights, camera, action

    Posted May 17th 2014, 11:06pm by Jason Wordie

    ... again- but, man alive, what a pong! Children from nearby buildings used to sit in the airport arrivals and departures hall and do their homework. Air-conditioned in the summer- unlike ... else remains from the old Kai Tak airport. The terminal buildings were demolished years ago and a little-used cruise terminal has been built at the end of the runway. On a low wooded hillside ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    City scope: bless the babas

    Posted Apr 26th 2014, 11:08pm by Nick Walker

    ... well-restored shophouse architecture. Enriched by tin, the local Peranakan community became one of the wealthiest in Southeast Asia, and most of the elegant Sino-colonial buildings in the Old Town were ...

  10. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    So near yet so feared: going off the rails

    Posted Apr 05th 2014, 10:43pm by cecilie gamst berg

    ... and ridiculous step further, by building all new train stations so far from the towns they serve that the taxi ride from one of those stations to wherever you're going tends to cost twice as much ... at designing in a Stalinist style. There may be only one track and two arrivals a day at some of these stations, but the buildings look as though they have been built because Lenin, Stalin and Mao got ...




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