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  1. Expand green park at West Kowloon cultural hub's harbourfront area

    Posted Oct 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... On visiting the West Kowloon Cultural District exhibition at Kowloon Park, citizen advocacy group Hong Kong Alternatives (which wants a cultural green park) had three criticisms ... of passengers on the high-speed trains from the mainland to the future economic growth of Hong Kong. The high-speed-rail terminal beneath the cultural district is expected to handle more than 10,000 ...

  2. CULTURAL evolution

    Posted Oct 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Raymond Cheng Located in front of the luxury residential skyscrapers above Union Square, work on the West Kowloon Cultural District is set for further delays as a new design is revealed. ... to them- their input is vital to make the new cultural quarter a success long-term.' There will now be a Chinese cultural centre with a market, a literature museum, and three plazas to create ...

  3. There is no point delaying work on green park at barren cultural hub site

    Posted Sep 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Last month Michael Lynch, the new chief executive of the West Kowloon Cultural District, announced a number of cultural events over the next few years on what is still a barren site. ... to the government to establish an environmental fund to finance this green park project. All it needs to do is take out a fraction of its budget allocated for the arts and culture aspect of the district. We ...

  4. Cultural differences

    Posted Jan 08th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 1998: Former chief executive Tung Chee-hwa announces plan to develop the West Kowloon Cultural District. Apr 2006: Government sets up the Consultative Committee on the Core Arts and Cultural Facilities of the West Kowloon Cultural District after original single-packaged development approach was shelved due to public opposition. Jun 2007: Consultative committee recommends ...

  5. Reserves of land would allow cultural district to expand

    Posted Sep 28th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... However, perhaps it needs to broaden its vision with the West Kowloon Cultural District. As Hong Kong Alternatives has already pointed out, we would like to see this site become a cultural green ... and the macro-economy. In 2008 Chief Secretary Henry Tang Ying-yen was appointed as chairman of West Kowloon Cultural District Authority. Is Mr Tang happy with a model where funds will be raised by selling ...

  6. 1,800 flock to see plans for cultural hub

    Posted Aug 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung More than 1,800 people flocked to see the three master plans for the West Kowloon Cultural District, on public display for the first time yesterday. Representatives from ... Cultural District Authority's count. Models, videos and graphics were displayed to present the three plans designed by renowned architects- Norman Foster from Britain, Rem Koolhaas from ...

  7. Cultural district must be able to interact with diverse community

    Posted Oct 01st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cultural District, it may be helpful to look at how values informed consultative processes elsewhere and determined their outcomes. Decisions were made, deferred and overturned, then their loss ... or Sydney. Given quite different weights of history, the parallels could hardly resonate with the specific chronology of West Kowloon Cultural District, yet drawing parallels at a broader level, ...

  8. Address to touch on cultural industries

    Posted Oct 10th 2009, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Vivienne Chow A campaign to develop creative and cultural industries will be unveiled by Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen when he delivers his policy address on Wednesday. One of the objectives would be to increase audiences at arts events amid the development of the West Kowloon Cultural District, a senior government official said. 'Building audiences ...

  9. 'Unknown' architects would be best for cultural district plans

    Posted Aug 18th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I refer to the letter by H. C. Bee regarding the three designers- two of them 'star architects'- now developing concepts for the West Kowloon Cultural District ('Right ... Kowloon Cultural District Authority is not ready to play that role. Experienced planners at 'ordinary' firms might press the authority on questions it should already have answered ...

  10. Have your say on the cultural hub

    Posted Jul 15th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng What sort of ambience do you want the West Kowloon Cultural District to have: relaxing, exciting, traditional and nostalgic, or contemporary, inviting and inspiring? This is one ... yesterday. 'We will not neglect cultural software and will ask people what they expect on the provision of shows, and exhibitions and educational activities,' she added. But critics say ...




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