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  1. Gehry talks on cultural hub

    Posted Mar 11th 2005, 12:00am by Winnie Yeung

    ... Winnie Yeung If you happen to pass by Pacific Place this evening and see a man with grey hair speaking at an exhibition, chances are it will be world-renowned architect Frank Gehry ... carried on with promotion of its plan, which proposes building cultural venues at the hub and also on two sides of Victoria Harbour. Gehry, 76, was invited by Swire to design the Gehry Museum ...

  2. The Edifice Complex

    Posted Aug 28th 2005, 12:00am by Charmaine Chan

    ... high-visibility architecture has been designed by so few people,' he writes, naming the 30-odd celebrity architects shaping the modern world's skyline, including Norman Foster, Frank Gehry ...

  3. Use harbour in cultural plans, urges architect

    Posted Mar 15th 2005, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai The unique visual impact of Victoria Harbour rivals Manhattan and should not be left out of any cultural plans, celebrated American architect Frank Gehry said yesterday. The overall view was spectacular even though some of the buildings that densely line its shores are unimpressive, Mr Gehry said. 'Hong Kong is a wonderful and vibrant and exciting place. I have ...

  4. The cost of war wounds

    Posted Dec 21st 2005, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... the Sino-Japanese relationship on autopilot for a prolonged period. Hopefully, the Yasukuni issue will be resolved before the future of East Asia itself is put at risk. Frank Ching is a Hong Kong-based ...

  5. Lost without a road map

    Posted Nov 08th 2005, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... package may be described as a slight improvement over the current situation, but it can by no stretch of the imagination be called a big step towards universal suffrage. Frank Ching is a Hong ...

  6. When the glass is half full

    Posted Oct 20th 2005, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... that possibly be what the public wants? Frank Ching is a Hong Kong-based writer and commentator ...

  7. Swire to press ahead with rejected proposal

    Posted Jan 06th 2005, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... the presentation will not include a proposal for a Frank Gehry-designed museum on the Tamar site, across the harbour from West Kowloon, which was part of its original plan. A Swire executive said: 'Frank Gehry's designs are always controversial. We don't want to see the public focus too much on the museum complex's architecture. We do not want to affect the current community ...

  8. Swire unveils rejected museum design

    Posted Mar 12th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporters Plan by Frank Gehry has been released to 'stimulate debate' for a cultural belt World-renowned architect Frank Gehry and Swire Properties yesterday unveiled ... 50,000 square metres of floor space available for exhibitions, theatres and other artistic venues. Edwin Chan, Mr Gehry's architectural partner, said the daring proposal, reminiscent ...

  9. architects

    Posted Sep 18th 2005, 12:00am by Paul Kay

    ... the dome of which ancient Roman building? 3 Frank Gehry is best known for creating which outlandish museum? 4 Which exalted Swiss architect's name translates as 'the crow-like one'? ... London 6 Yoshiro Taniguchi 7 The Fountainhead 8 Sir Christopher Wren 9 Philippe Starck 10 Frank Lloyd Wright. ...

  10. My Architect

    Posted Jul 31st 2005, 12:00am by Andrew Dembina

    ... Andrew Dembina Starring: Louis Kahn, Nathaniel Kahn, Frank Gehry, I.M. Pei Director: Nathaniel Kahn The film: This Academy Award-nominated documentary aims far wider than an objective ... such as I.M. Pei and Frank Gehry, we learn about Kahn's technical and aesthetic astuteness and the respect accorded to him by his peers. His achievements overcame the obstacles of both his faith- ...




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