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  1. Property - Hong Kong & China - DESIGN

    Mainland China towers scraping the sky in a green and modern way

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 05:11am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... the sky in a green and modern way At the rate the mainland is putting up buildings, more than 1,500 skyscrapers of 30 storeys or taller- equivalent to the whole city of Chicago- are being ... island effect is reduced. Incorporating a retail component also means the building will be used on non-event days, maximising its usage. The pair of skyscrapers British firm Chetwoods has ...

  2. Property - Hong Kong & China - DESIGN

    Preserving the past in new buildings is back in fashion

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 05:02am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... "Hearst Tower in Manhattan is a great example of juxtaposing a 1928 cast stone façade with a modern steel frame skyscraper, reviving the original vision of William Hearst," Jan says. ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - DESIGN

    Excessive building codes 'may ruin' Central Market

    Posted May 25th 2013, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... of height and skyscrapers, he said. The team wants to make use of the existing escalator system that links the second floor of the market to surrounding blocks as fire-escape routes, in an effort ...

  4. Lifestyle - Interiors & Living - DESIGN

    Intelligent designs: greener thinking

    Posted May 10th 2013, 12:00am by Giovanna Dunmall

    ... Shanghai's amazing panorama. One area of Shanghai that was less impressive was the ground level in Pudong between the skyscrapers. The public realm should be just as important as the buildings. ...

  5. Lifestyle - Interiors & Living - DESIGN

    Visual tricks that create magic outside

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

    ... using a trompe l'oeil, you can take any blank wall in an outdoor area and transform it into anything you want. You can give a railroad barrier an ocean view, blend a skyscraper ...

  6. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - DESIGN

    Singapore's scale models

    Posted Jun 09th 2013, 12:00am by Clara Chow

    ... in the skyscraper-bound Marina Bay district earlier this year, the architecturally inspired sculptures are a delicate echo of the soaring Singapore skyline, hinting at the impermanence of all that is man-made ...



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