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  1. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1558148/then-now-finite-arts
  2. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1555557/something-new-pawning-pawn
  3. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    City scope: Windows to the past

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 10:52pm by Anna Chen

    ... springing up alongside the old iconic architecture. The building of the Tate Liverpool art gallery in 1988 spearheaded a revival of interest in the visual arts, but it's only now ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1555556/city-scope-windows-past
  4. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    My life: Alex Tizon

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 10:53pm by Ajay Singh

    ... I didn't know why I was collecting that information. But now I see: I was trying to build a case to prove my own worth. I was also a great reader of colonial history. I don't think we can ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1555578/my-life-alex-tizon
  5. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1540802/then-now-dregs-and-city
  6. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1536086/rant-din-city
  7. 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) ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1540854/so-near-yet-so-feared-friend-need
  8. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1525851/city-scope-seattle-chinese-garden
  9. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1525810/my-life-josh-summers
  10. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1521051/rant-hong-kong-ferris-wheel-eye-eyes-sake

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