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  1. A work of art for Hong Kong's skyline

    Posted Sep 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Frank Gehry never settles for a straight line or a flat surface. The buildings of this most recognisable of contemporary architects twist and swirl. Their walls don't lie still. ... interview, Gehry said he wanted to give each resident an intimate experience. 'So I broke down the box into segments, and gave a lot more access to the outdoors.' Here's one man who, ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Communist Party's path of hard power

    Posted Nov 07th 2012, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... Frank Ching says China's communist rulers have a long way to go to embody the Confucian ideals of civilisation they profess to uphold China's Communist Party likes to depict ... the hearts and minds of the people here. Frank Ching is a Hong Kong-based writer and commentator. frank.ching@scmp.com. Follow him on Twitter: @FrankChing1 Hard line ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - INVESTIGATION

    Hongkongers caught in UK passport renewal chaos fork out HK$1.3m

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 06:16am by DANNY LEE

    ... rented the third floor of the Frank Gehry-designed Opus building, home to some of the city's most expensive flats, for consul general Caroline Wilson. ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Beijing's eagerness to take charge undermines HK autonomy

    Posted Oct 10th 2012, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... Frank Ching says the central government ought to know when to ease off and let its appointed leader in Hong Kong get on with the job It is extremely unfortunate that a marine tragedy ... him do his job. Frank Ching is a Hong Kong-based writer and commentator. frank.ching@scmp.com. Follow him on Twitter: @FrankChing1 Too eager ...

  5. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    A violent Sin City sequel gives Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller fans what they want

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 11:21pm by James Mottram

    ... For is one of the most lusted after in recent times. The follow-up to Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller's 2005 violent film noir Sin City- itself an adaptation of the first in Miller's ... dangerous. But Frank [Miller] would explain it to me, and help clarify Ava's crazy personality." Even before the film's release, Green's appearance as Ava caused consternation. ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    No room for confusion over HK autonomy

    Posted Sep 19th 2012, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... Frank Ching Frank Ching says leaders on both sides must stick to Basic Law provisions No room for confusion about the scope of HK autonomy Mainland visitors are proving the truth ... and distinctly drawn. Frank Ching is a Hong Kong-based writer and commentator. frank.ching@scmp.com  Follow him on Twitter: @FrankChing1 ...

  7. Cultural monument for Tamar

    Posted Nov 30th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and tourist attraction. We have also seen how Frank Gehry's beautiful Guggenheim Museum has succeeded in revitalising the sleepy city of Bilbao. Similarly, Los Angeles has discarded its image ... and museum complex should be built on the combined vacated space, designed by Frank Gehry or any architect of equal calibre. The Guggenheim Bilbao museum cost US$100 million to build, ...

  8. Buildings need to relate to people, says architect

    Posted Nov 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Carrie Chan

    ... Carrie Chan When Canadian-born architect Frank Gehry arrived in Hong Kong, he was not impressed with the architecture. 'The buildings that don't look so good to me are those ... Mr Gehry said. Asked for the secret to good architecture, he spoke of boldness and experimentation. 'There has to be willingness to take a risk and go into the unknown,' he said. Mr ...

  9. News - World - OBITUARY

    Walt Disney daughter Diane Miller dies at 79

    Posted Nov 20th 2013, 09:27pm by AP

    ... more with a corporate identity than the man himself. She also played a key role in the completion of the Frank Gehry-designed Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles, a project started with a US$50 million gift from her mother. In 1997, she bucked project leaders like Richard Riordan, the mayor at the time, and the billionaire Eli Broad, who said Gehry's firm lacked ...

  10. Aluminium chairs

    Posted Jun 11th 2006, 12:00am by Kavita Daswani

    ... friendly and built to last- buy one and chances are it will still be in the family three generations hence. And given some have been designed by luminaries such as Philippe Starck and Frank Gehry, as well as Charles and Ray Eames, their hip quotient is hotter than ever. Pennsylvania-based Emeco (www.emeco.net), a maker of aluminium furniture with design deals with Starck and Gehry, is among ...




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