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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - DESIGN

    Life in the raw: updating a tong lau apartment

    Posted Apr 26th 2014, 11:07pm by Jane Steer

    ... tong lau apartments, is a lot less romantic. (Don't get us started on the cockroaches.) So when Central's low-rises started to be knocked down and replaced by shiny new towers, most ... of the city. "We have 25 tong lau apartments between SoHo and Po Hing Fong," Koslow says. "I have two in this building, where nine of the 10 flats have been gentrified. Places ...

  2. Magazines - Post Magazine - DESIGN

    Shelf esteem

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 12:47am by Charmaine Chan

    ... success owes much to his trusty contractor, Lau Fu-yuen, of Winspeed Engineering, who has been behind most of his 70-odd projects in Hong Kong since 2005. That was the year Bell started refurbishing old Chinese-style apartments, many of them tong lau walk-ups, updating the interiors while imbuing them with period glamour. His old bedroom, in an apartment near Cat Street, is similar ...

  3. Magazines - Post Magazine - DESIGN

    Magic touch

    Posted May 31st 2014, 11:58pm by Charmaine Chan

    ... by the Mulchands’ contractor, Louis Lau of Ample Design (13/F, Eastern Harbour Centre, 28 Hoi Chak Street, Quarry Bay, tel: 3529 1864). The Cane-line table was from Everything Under the Sun (9/F, Horizon ...

  4. Property - Hong Kong & China - DESIGN

    Office space makes room for fun and creativity

    Posted May 21st 2014, 06:00am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... of Hong Kong's more progressive offices. Aaron Lau, the chief executive for Greater China at Korean creative agency Cheil, wanted the firm's Sheung Wan workplace to feel like home ... of the past were the first to go, giving way to an open-plan space more conducive to the flow of creative energy. As the designers found places around the perimeter walls for pieces from Lau ...

  5. Magazines - Post Magazine - DESIGN

    Winging it

    Posted Sep 29th 2013, 12:00am by Charmaine Chan

    ... throughout the 5,900 sq ft, fourbedroom home, which includes a 1,300 sq ft rooftop with mountain views. Guiding her were Joey Lau and Alex Ha of A-01 Designers. Although generally known ...

  6. Lifestyle - Interiors & Living - DESIGN

    Seats with a View exhibition shines fresh light on chairs

    Posted Jun 05th 2013, 12:00am by Christopher Dewolf

    ... Kong Design Centre. Local luminaries Barrie Ho, Lee Chi-wing, Dan Lee, Steve Leung, Ed Ng and Kelvin Ng drew chairs from their collections, while Law, Douglas Young and Freeman Lau designed ... explored by Freeman Lau in Agenda No. 2, an installation of black-and-white chairs that lock together like jigsaw pieces. "It symbolises a group of people sitting together," says Lau ...

  7. Lifestyle - Interiors & Living - DESIGN

    Visual tricks that create magic outside

    Posted May 29th 2013, 12:00am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... is to paint a trompe l'oeil. Landscape artist Claire Lau explains that a trompe l'oeil, which means "deceive the eye" in French, creates optical illusions through lifelike ... into mountains in the background, or simply add more visual greenery to a concrete forest." Lau says that when choosing a visual illusion, it is important to consider the existing physical features ...

  8. Lifestyle - Interiors & Living - DESIGN

    Hanging out: an audience with British design maven Ilse Crawford

    Posted Jun 07th 2013, 12:00am by Kylie Knott

    ... a Chinese restaurant with some impressive modern and 20th-century brush-and-ink paintings from the Hong Kong-based MK Lau collection. The fourth floor is a casual space bursting with art, a shiny ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine - DESIGN


    Posted Mar 17th 2013, 12:00am by Viv Jones

    ... on a mission. After eight years spent seeking out and renovating neglected tong lau, or walk-ups, in the SoHo/Sheung Wan area, he is as determined as ever to preserve what he calls “the architectural ... Kong’s urban highrises, with their inefficient use of space and soulless design. I love the character of the tong lau – it’s an addiction for me.” Koslow has found and renovated some 25 similar ...

  10. Magazines - Post Magazine - DESIGN

    Hip of the old block

    Posted Oct 07th 2012, 12:00am by Charmaine Chan

    ... and says he loves the tong lau tenements because they allow village-like enclaves to exist in the centre of “this otherwise claustrophobic and isolating city”. “My attitude towards tong lau ... piled on top of each other further add to the mood. Bell says the apartment, like many tong lau in Hong Kong, had “suffered” an earlier renovation. A false ceiling had been put in to hide beams ...




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