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  1. Lifestyle - Technology

    Building houses with 3D printing technology

    Posted Oct 30th 2014, 05:34pm by Peta Tomlinson

    ... Peta Tomlinson life@scmp.com 3D-printed buildings could be the shape of things to come. In fact, it's happening already Copy that, Houston Imagine if you could press "start" on a printer and watch your house take shape before your eyes. Well, it's happening already. From Shanghai to Amsterdam, from Los Angeles to London, the race is on to build the world's first ...

  2. Lifestyle

    Ming dynasty buildings preserved as part of Wuxi shopping mall complex

    Posted Oct 17th 2014, 10:26am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... for gatherings. Both occurred in traditional Chenghuang temples, the place for worshipping the city-protecting gods. As if the gods were looking out for themselves, a cluster of historical buildings known ... a hall and opera house were the only buildings left in the compound following two major renovations during the Qing dynasty (1859 and 1887), and partial demolition of the site in the 1960s. ...

  3. Lifestyle

    How helicopter pilots helped build Hong Kong

    Posted Oct 10th 2014, 10:28am by Charley Lanyon

    ... Davis decided to settle in Hong Kong for good, so he's back working on the lines that he helped build. His focus is the company's largest contract at the moment- upgrading the network ... are just the opposite, Simoneau says. "The problem in Hong Kong is that everything is so dense. We have less space to work in. With buildings popping up everywhere it gets harder to fly," ...

  4. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Art collective's pink tears draw attention to Johannesburg's run down buildings

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 11:07am by GDN

    ... Enjoli Liston Pink tears for fears of life in a dangerous city In downtown Johannesburg, building after building began to cry tears of hot pink paint. Over the summer the striking colour ... for an assignment at the beginning of summer, but was struck by the number of large buildings "with broken windows, totally dilapidated, filled with debris". Some areas of Johannesburg that were ...

  5. News - World - SCIENCE

    From doorknob to whole building in 4 hours: how quickly viruses spread

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 05:48am by WASHPOST

    ... The Washington Post From a couple of doorknobs, bugs were spread rapidly through an entire building Virus can go everywhere in 4 hours, study finds Viruses can spread from a single doorknob to 40 to 60 per cent of surfaces and people in a building in just a few hours, according to a new study. Researchers put a harmless tracer virus on one or two surfaces in a building (for ...

  6. Property - Hong Kong & China - DESIGN

    Innovative thinking creates solutions for small spaces

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

    ... Christopher DeWolf property.post@scmp.com Creative interior designs are needed to improve the inflexible living environment resulting from cost-cutting and strict building codes Innovative ... homeowners. Architect Jason Carlow says this is the result of an unholy union between cost-cutting, profit-hungry developers and an extremely strict building code that imposes many requirements ...

  7. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - ARTS

    OzAsia Festival builds bond between South Australia and sister state Shandong

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 10:12pm by Sue Green

    ... Sue Green OzAsia fest opens Adelaide to Shandong's rich culture Aussies love a beer and a fair number will have tasted the brew from Qingdao. But how many can name the province it hails from? How many will know Shandong is South Australia's sist ...

  8. Lifestyle - Interiors & Living - ARCHITECTURE

    Seaside tong lau in Kennedy Town gets new lease of life

    Posted Nov 12th 2014, 06:47am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... Peta Tomlinson peta.tomlinson@scmp.com Design firm goes against the standard formula in HK and revitalises Tung Fat Building as eight spacious apartments with a restored facade Seaside ... that expensive and protracted process was not the biggest challenge, she says. That dubious honour goes to the Buildings Department, which, Allan found, struggled to understand the concept of an old ...

  9. Lifestyle - Fashion & Watches - BRIEF ENCOUNTERS

    Giuseppe Santoni of Santoni shoes

    Posted Nov 27th 2014, 05:08pm by DANIEL KONG

    ... sure they are happy. Our factory is very modern and green. We have solar panels for the line production. The entire building is made from recycled materials. We also have a green garden inside. ...

  10. Lifestyle - Food & Wine

    Fine dining at Fanling Industrial Estate

    Posted Nov 27th 2014, 04:49pm by Jane Ram

    ... cuisine. The chefs pick their own ingredients from calamansi, lemons and herbs to edible flowers and cherry tomatoes on the roof of the seven-storey building that houses the restaurant. En route ...




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