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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - Asian megacities part II

    Megacities of Asia Part II: Perils of the concrete jungle

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 11:51pm

    ... Unprecedented levels of migration from rural areas have led to a host of logistical and environmental problems, writes Vanessa Collingridge, in the second of a three-part series looking at the inexorable urban sprawl. ...

  2. Magazines - Post Magazine - DESIGN

    Split decisions

    Posted Nov 22nd 2014, 09:58pm by Jane Steer

    ... about really practical solutions on a budget," she says. "It had to be low maintenance." So she went for concrete floors, apart from warm wood in the bedroom, and basic pieces. ... We'll see …" Living area The sofabed (HK$4,990) and standing lamp (HK$649) were from Ikea. The coffee table (HK$799) was from Muji (various locations; www.muji.com.hk). The concrete floor ...

  3. Magazines - Style - SECONDS

    Concrete ideas

    Posted Aug 02nd 2013, 12:00am by RODNEY BOLT

    ... STORY Rodney Bolt The skylines of cities are changing with the addition of new structures, but not without controversy, writes Rodney Bolt Concrete ideas Recently in Istanbul, massive public demonstrations were sparked by plans for building development in a favourite city park- and popular opinion holds that a set of new tower blocks has ruined a view of the ancient Hagia ...

  4. Magazines - Post Magazine - DESIGN

    Concrete action

    Posted Apr 28th 2013, 12:00am by Nadine Bateman

    ... to one he had already purchased as an investment and merged the two to create a unique living space for his growing family. “I always wanted a concrete floor and I had a particular effect ... home and it’s such good quality – it’s practically indestructible and will last a lifetime.”     Kitchen/ dining area The total price for the concrete flooring throughout the flat ...

  5. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    The Inquisition: Taiwanese filmmaker Yee Chih-yen

    Posted Nov 19th 2014, 10:47pm by EDMUND LEE

    ... to date. Given the acclaim of your previous works, is there any reason you aren't more prolific? There's no concrete reason. It's tough making movies. And I hope with every one ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - DESIGN

    Access wall areas

    Posted Nov 15th 2014, 08:48pm by Catherine Shaw

    ... a striking modern pattern with random areas filled with smooth concrete. "It's recycling but recreating as well and it fits well with the urban industrial look Stefano wanted," says ... decorated with oriental motifs, that open to reveal a black marble-clad shower and smooth concrete walls. "There are hints of Italy everywhere," says Del Vecchio. "Not in an obvious ...

  7. Magazines - Style - DIVERSIONS

    A home with a difference at The Hamptons

    Posted Nov 06th 2014, 08:11pm by LIVING INSIDE

    ... rather than fleeing in terror out the doors. The rest of the home is more conventional, featuring a minimal material palette of concrete, wood and glass. Theis has created two distinct lifestyle ... bedrooms act as bookends to the two guest bedrooms in between, and carefully curated artworks decorate the walls. Bare concrete floors extend throughout the home, and rather than looking cold ...

  8. Magazines - Post Magazine - Food & drink

    The Corkscrew

    Posted Nov 08th 2014, 10:10pm by Nellie Ming Lee

    ... and tested methods to get the wine flowing in the absence of a corkscrew. Use a shoe No Jimmy Choos here, ladies. This requires a loafer or a trainer and a tree or a wall (not concrete). Take ...

  9. Magazines - 48hrs - ARTS

    Freespace Fest brings experimental art and live performance to an outdoor venue

    Posted Nov 12th 2014, 04:41pm by Kate Whitehead

    ... and a motorcyclist, and create a huge playground of shipping containers and concrete blocks. It's a tightly choreographed performance, and the challenge for some of the audience- at least 40 in each ...

  10. Magazines - Post Magazine - DESIGN

    Cabin fever

    Posted Oct 25th 2014, 10:26pm by ADELE BRUNNER

    ... a wreck of a space, lacking doors and windows, and with bare-concrete walls, rusty pipes, exposed wires, crumbling plasterwork and old strip lighting. After an illegal structure on the terrace had been knocked down, the rubble had been buried under a layer of concrete on the floor. “It was odious,” says Canadian-born Hestler, who has lived in Hong Kong since 1996. “The original terrace ...




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