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  1. Lifestyle - Interiors & Living - ARCHITECTURE

    Vertical gardens breathe new life into densely populated Asian cities

    Posted Oct 23rd 2013, 04:13am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... Peta Tomlinson peta.tomlinson@scmp.com East Asia's architects are sprouting new ideas for greening cities, including vegetable gardens on sides of tower blocks Only way is up ... of the 166-metre high One Central Park tower, the first Australian project by French architect Ateliers Jean Nouvel, in a living tapestry of 23 vertical garden elements featuring 350 plant species. ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - ARCHITECTURE

    Israeli-Canadian architect Moshe Safdie laments unfriendly Hong Kong architecture

    Posted Feb 16th 2014, 04:46am by Christy Choi

    ... Christy Choi christy.choi@scmp.com Moshe Safdie wants to reintroduce culture, climate and geography into city's architecture Architect laments unfriendly styles When Israeli-Canadian architect Moshe Safdie first came to Hong Kong 30 to 40 years ago, he found open streets, markets and fewer skyscrapers. Now, he says, the city is hemmed in by tower blocks that dominate spaces ...

  3. News - World - ARCHITECTURE

    Last-ditch battle to save a Paris landmark, La Samaritaine

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 05:15am by The Guardian

    ... mayor of Paris, Anne Hidalgo. Under designs drawn up by Japanese architects, the facades will be replaced with "a set of etched glass waves". Opponents say the new structure will look ... Samaritaine- by then four separate stores known somewhat unimaginatively as Magasins 1, 2, 3 and 4- had been transformed by the art nouveau architect Frantz Jourdain and was reporting annual sales ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - ARCHITECTURE

    Architect Toyo Ito urges developing Asian cities to remember their roots

    Posted Dec 11th 2013, 05:25am by Vivienne Chow

    ... should remember their roots' Asian cities should not forget their history and cultural roots as they race to develop, world famous architect Toyo Ito said on a visit to Hong Kong. And Ito, ... between the design he submitted and the expectations of the judging panel, the president of the competition jury said the judges had been impressed by Ito's work. British architect Professor ...

  5. News - World - ARCHITECTURE

    Architect Zaha Hadid urged to scale back stadium designs for Tokyo, Qatar

    Posted Nov 29th 2013, 09:26pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian in London Iraqi-British architect faces controversy because her Tokyo design is too big and costly and her Qatar design has sexual connotations Hadid urged to cut back lavish ... are in fact sinuous sporting stadiums by the London-based Iraqi architect Zaha Hadid, who is facing calls for her exuberant designs to be scaled back. This week Japanese sports officials finally bowed ...

  6. Lifestyle - Interiors & Living - ARCHITECTURE

    Innovative Mong Kok building catches eye of judges in design competition

    Posted Mar 21st 2014, 09:40am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... of The Architectural Review and The Architects' Journal, chaired the judging panel. Aedas describes the Mong Kok site, which is being developed for the Bank of East Asia, as "challengingly ...

  7. Property - International - ARCHITECTURE

    Japanese designer Sou Fujimoto on 'blurring the boundaries' between nature and architecture

    Posted Feb 19th 2014, 05:10am by Catherine Shaw

    ... Catherine Shaw Property.post@scmp.com Quirky project by the award-winning Japanese architect Sou Fujimoto shows his passion for 'blurring the boundaries' 'Nature ... public toilet within a landscape garden next to Itabu station in Ichihara city, Chiba. The Tokyo-based architect was in Hong Kong recently for Business of Design Week, where his intriguing design ...

  8. Lifestyle - Family & Education - ARCHITECTURE

    In Nigeria’s slum on stilts, a floating school offers new hope

    Posted Feb 10th 2014, 04:49pm by AFP

    ... and the Heinrich Boell Foundation, is the brainchild of local architect Kunle Adeyemi. His design was inspired by life in the so-called "slum on stilts" and he said that improving the neglected ... a way of life... so, the question is then how do you improve that condition Kunle Adeyami, architect Fishermen on the lagoon scour the waters in search of the day's catch. Wooden canoes-- ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - ARCHITECTURE

    Lost landmarks of Hong Kong resurrected in architectural exhibition

    Posted Jan 10th 2014, 03:13am by Vivienne Chow

    ... 'resurrects' lost landmarks Organisers hope a new exhibition juxtaposing models "resurrecting" lost Hong Kong buildings with designs by Western architects in Asia can inspire Hongkongers ... Hong Kong works from the 1960s to the 1980s, designs from the mainland and works by foreign architects in Asia, including design drawings for Tokyo's famous Imperial Hotel by Frank Lloyd ...

  10. Lifestyle - Interiors & Living - ARCHITECTURE

    Fai Au: an architect with concrete ideas

    Posted Jun 28th 2013, 12:00am by Christopher Dewolf

    ... architect was also a senior designer just three years ago at OMA, Rem Koolhaas' acclaimed Rotterdam-based practice. But when it came to starting his own firm, Au saw only one option: Hong Kong. ... neck - he looks more indie rock musician than architect. "Hong Kong is still a bridge between China and the rest of the world." Churches are normally built by a church, but this one ...




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