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  1. The Golden Circle

    Posted May 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... the airport, and with the Express Rail Link Terminal due to go into operation in three years' time, the Golden Circle is destined to become Hong Kong's gateway to the mainland. 'The ... Circle, a term used in the property industry to describe real estate in West Kowloon and Tsim Sha Tsui, borders Central to the south, the West Kowloon Cultural District to the west, Olympic ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/999853/golden-circle
  2. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/726015/reserves-land-would-allow-cultural-district-expand
  3. 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, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/694154/cultural-district-must-be-able-interact-diverse-community
  4. '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 choice of architects', August 8). Your correspondent asked if the district's design would have been better left to 'unknown architects'. I think the answer is 'yes'. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/690024/unknown-architects-would-be-best-cultural-district-plans
  5. Education takes centre stage in success of an arts district

    Posted Jun 24th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... K.N. Wai's reference to Manhattan ('Arts districts are centred around parks, not malls', June 22) reminds me of the city's 'crown jewel', but there's ... cultural districts, saying: 'This place will never live unless the Juilliard School is at the centre.' More likely, it was William Schuman, then-president of the school, who managed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/684658/education-takes-centre-stage-success-arts-district
  6. International experts to join debate on cultural district plan

    Posted Mar 18th 2009, 12:00am by Kevin Kwong

    ... Kevin Kwong Nine leading cultural figures from around the world will fly into town next month for a one-day open forum on how Hong Kong can make the West Kowloon Cultural District ... ask whatever they like' but he hopes to get several core messages across at the event. He said the West Kowloon Cultural District would need to engage artistic experts to give advice ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/673647/international-experts-join-debate-cultural-district-plan
  7. Cullinan marketing glitz draws buyers to district

    Posted Feb 11th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Fulton Mak Sellers of units in the Kowloon station district are reaping the benefits of renewed buyer interest in the area fuelled by Sung Hung Kai Properties' attention-grabbing ... more flat-viewing activity in recent weeks, but transactions remained low because many sellers are adopting a wait-and-see attitude,' said Michael Tse Kar-sing, a district sales director ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/669515/cullinan-marketing-glitz-draws-buyers-district
  8. Arts facilities to be spread across cultural district

    Posted Oct 27th 2008, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong New authority chief eases fears West Kowloon attractions would be clumped together The 15 arts facilities planned for the West Kowloon Cultural District are expected to be designed by architects from across the globe and will be spread around the 40-hectare site rather than being concentrated at its headland, said the chairman of the West Kowloon Cultural District ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/657844/arts-facilities-be-spread-across-cultural-district
  9. Cultural hub to revive districts

    Posted Oct 31st 2008, 12:00am by Prudence Lui

    ... the rejuvenation of districts such as Yau Ma Tei and Tai Kok Tsui. Mr Tang, who also chairs the West Kowloon Cultural District Authority, said that the 40-hectare arts hub would enjoy regional status, with local and international firms invited to submit designs for theatres and other venues. The public will eventually choose from three development options. The district is expected to have 15 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/658331/cultural-hub-revive-districts
  10. Three height zones for cultural district floated

    Posted Mar 14th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Helen Wu A proposal would divide the waterfront land earmarked for the West Kowloon Cultural District into three zones, with height restrictions of 50 metres, 70 metres and 100 metres, ... the existing visual corridor looking from residential developments near Sorrento.' The development perimeters for the cultural district will be discussed in a Town Planning Board meeting today. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/629840/three-height-zones-cultural-district-floated

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