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  1. Solid thinking

    Posted Jul 22nd 2005, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... increasingly embraced the charms of polished concrete, preventing new skyscrapers from starting to look like tombstones. The American trends analyst Marian Salzman says concrete is the last word ...

  2. Life at the top

    Posted Nov 09th 2007, 12:00am by Christopher Dobson

    ... Demand for sumptuous skyscraper homes is rising with the floor levels, writes Chris Dobson The world of luxury living is soon to reach new heights with the opening of The HarbourView Place in West Kowloon. And, with an influx of capital into Hong Kong, coupled with a buoyant economy, the major property agencies forecast rental rates will also reach new levels due to strong demand ...

  3. Ascent of a man

    Posted Jun 16th 2005, 12:00am by David Watkins

    ... wasn't enough, he turned his attention to skyscrapers in 1994 after a sponsor wanted to film him for a documentary. He hasn't looked down since, climbing almost 60 concrete and steel totems- ... tallest buildings like a colossus. For one who has scaled so many storeys without gloves, his hands are also surprisingly smooth and petite. Psychiatrists might regard his skyscraper antics, ...

  4. Talkback

    Posted Oct 15th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... them or repairing them as needed. It does not mean erecting yet another glass skyscraper in Central, as the Jockey Club now proposes, in the name of 'heritage'. Those old police ...

  5. Old innocence

    Posted Nov 27th 2004, 12:00am by Ruth Lor Malloy

    ... like this before,' said one of them in Changsha, when the visitors asked to stop for photos in front of a specific hospital. They also kept complaining that the food was not spicy enough. ... that the Japanese had inflicted upon the people. She also remembered the tiny child she had taken care of. Three of the 12 who had opted to visit Hunan had been born in Changsha. One of them, Mr ...

  6. Go with the glow

    Posted May 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Annabel Walker

    ... we focus on is natural light- how much light comes into the apartment or how much is blocked by the towering skyscrapers around you. You can fashion different moods with blinds and layered ...

  7. Talkback

    Posted Oct 04th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the families of the lifeguards if they drown? Isn't there a law which forbids people swimming when it is that dangerous? After all, we arrest those individuals who climb up our skyscrapers, after ...

  8. Letters

    Posted Sep 29th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... it in for all our flora and foliage. The government's idea of a central park for Hong Kong is probably a 100 sq ft piece of grass on top of some skyscraper in Central. Officials' idea ...

  9. The good life at Union Square

    Posted Sep 19th 2007, 12:00am by Martin Donovan

    ... the Central waterfront should be left open to the public with arts facilities developed there, his argument about the merits of skyscraper living would be welcome in urban Hong Kong. ...

  10. Adidas off and running for Games gold

    Posted Feb 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to go for offbeat marketing campaigns, such as the 'Impossible is Nothing' vertical sprint down a Hong Kong skyscraper in August last year, a stunt that caused quite a media stir. ...




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