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    Posted Jun 05th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Proust's In Search of Lost Time: 'I read it like the Bible, whenever I'm depressed.' 5. A yacht: Gehry's buildings have been compared to sails and he takes to the ocean whenever ...

  2. An icon of architecture

    Posted May 21st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Frank Gehry, the winner of the 1989 Pritzker Architecture Prize, was the sixth American to receive the award. The prize, which is considered 'the Nobel prize of architecture', is awarded each year to a living architect for significant achievement. Born in Canada in 1929, Mr Gehry became a United States citizen and graduated from the University of Southern California ...

  3. Impressed by Hong Kong? Not yet, says Gehry

    Posted May 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... to local culture in designing his first residential project in the city, also his first in Asia. That was what Frank Gehry, winner of 1989 Pritzker Architecture Prize and the architect behind many iconic buildings like the Guggenheim Museum of Bilbao and the Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles, told a crowd of more than 100 yesterday. Mr Gehry was in the city for the opening of Louis ...

  4. Gehry lifts veil on first Asia homes

    Posted Sep 30th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng Acclaimed architect Frank Gehry is bringing his design to Hong Kong's skyline for the first time- and it could become the city's most expensive block of rental flats. ... design is that it would give views in many directions and make each flat distinctive, he said. Gehry said he found inspiration in Asian philosophy, which looked for subtlety and beauty in nature, ...

  5. The Editor's Note

    Posted Jun 05th 2009, 12:00am by Daniel Jeffreys

    ... function at the service of its form to exactly the same degree as the Rubenesque curves of Frank Gehry's Guggenheim Bilbao. To explore this issue further the stories in this edition are all ... those offering a view are Frank Gehry, Alvar Aalto, So Takahashi, Michael Young and, implicity, all the talented designers who created the pieces featured in +Stuff, our popular new guide to all ...

  6. Mover & shaper

    Posted Jun 05th 2009, 12:00am by Daniel Jeffreys

    ... Daniel Jeffreys FRANK GEHRY IS a bit grumpy as he looks out the window of a suite in the Peninsula Hotel. It's late afternoon and pellucid sunshine is draped over the buildings of Hong Kong island, none of which bears the name of a man described as 'the greatest living architect' by, among others, Hollywood actor Laurence Fishburne, who likes to take Gehry ...

  7. True minorities

    Posted Oct 28th 2009, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... Frank Ching Beijing last month issued a white paper on ethnic policy. The timing was interesting, coming after the riots in Tibet last year and the recent violence in Urumqi . However, ... extinction. Frank Ching is a Hong Kong-based writer and commentator ...

  8. HSBC brings home positive message for Hong Kong

    Posted Oct 06th 2009, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... Frank Ching The Hong Kong government is really pleased that HSBC is relocating its group chief executive, Michael Geoghegan, back here 16 years after moving the bank's headquarters ... system and its international connections. There is little reason why anyone should predict doom and gloom for Hong Kong. Quite the opposite. Frank Ching is a Hong Kong-based writer ...

  9. Surveillance law must still protect privacy

    Posted Feb 24th 2009, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... Frank Ching In 2006, the Hong Kong government rushed through a law on covert surveillance. Now, Justice Woo Kwok-hing, the commissioner on interception of communications and surveillance, ... to act on these. It is high time it acted to protect privacy and not only legislate to legalise surveillance. Frank Ching is a Hong Kong-based writer and commentator. ...

  10. Dawn of Creation

    Posted Jun 12th 2009, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... and duo Gilbert and George posed next to their works and with fans for photos. Who: Among those LV jetted in were Marc Jacobs, Frank Gehry and LVMH boss Bernard Arnault, while Maggie Cheung ...




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