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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 - China Insider - ARCHITECTURE

    World’s first kilometre-high tower planned to combat dirty air in China’s Wuhan

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 04:49pm by Staff Reporters

    ... Dezeen.  While the design brief from the Hua Yan Group was for an “iconic” development, the architects have included several environmental features that will combat the city’s air and water pollution. “It doesn’t just stand there and become an iconic symbol of Wuhan, it has to do a job,” architect firm founder Laurie Chetwood was cited as saying. The taller building will harvest water ...

  3. 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 ...

  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. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Lifestyle - Interiors & Living - ARCHITECTURE

    Architect Joel Sanders seeks building designs that integrate with nature

    Posted Mar 13th 2013, 12:00am by CHRIS DEWOLF

    ... Christopher DeWolf property.post@scmp.com Joel Sanders is among a growing number of architects encouraging the design of buildings that integrate more with the environment Going home to the great outdoors Five years ago, New York-based architect Joel Sanders was renovating a Manhattan penthouse when he ran into a problem. "There was a rooftop garden, and what we needed ...

  10. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - ARCHITECTURE

    Architect Bing Thom realises homecoming dream with cultural contract

    Posted Mar 11th 2013, 12:00am by Kylie Knott

    ... Kylie Knott Kylie.knott@scmp.com Being chosen to build the first of 17 venues at the West Kowloon Cultural District has been an emotional journey for Hong Kong-born Canadian architect Bing Thom, writes Kylie Knott Curtain raiser If I was offered the chance to do one project, this would be it," architect and designer Bing Thom says of the project that has lured him back ...




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