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  1. Architect revisits historic city hall

    Posted Mar 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... of the building's British architects, it was heartbreaking to see the arts and hub complex of which the hall is part tarnished. Ronald Phillips, who designed the complex with fellow Briton Alan Fitch, said ... memories about Hong Kong, where he first set foot in 1956. 'As an architect, my period of 13 years in Hong Kong, in particular [my work] on the City Hall, was probably the most fulfilled ...

  2. Architect takes dim view of groundscraper legacy

    Posted Jul 08th 2008, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong The infamous groundscraper may be gone from the drawing board, but its remnants could still spoil the view of the Central waterfront if one of the latest two concept plans for the area was chosen, a veteran architect warned yesterday. Lawmakers, conservationists and architects - speaking before consultation ends on Thursday - also criticised the plans for a lack of open ...

  3. Architects present design for 'inner harbour' at Queen's Pier

    Posted Jul 30th 2008, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng Queen's Pier would be able to stand at its original site and face the harbour once again if a recreational 'inner harbour' was created, a group of architects ... of the Harbourfront Enhancement Committee and a landscape architect, welcomed the design. 'A shore location for Queen's Pier is the key to respecting heritage, remembering that colonial governors ...

  4. Architects fume over 'distortion'

    Posted Apr 25th 2007, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai The Hong Kong Institute of Architects yesterday accused the government of distorting its position to suggest its members supported a plan to dismantle the historic Queen's ... Conservancy Association and Hong Kong Institute of Architects agree that the Queen's Pier could be relocated so as to allow the reclamation works to continue.' However, the government ...

  5. Planning review vital, say architects

    Posted Jan 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai Planning and building regulations need to be thoroughly reviewed if the city's heritage is to be conserved, the Hong Kong Institute of Architects said. The government should consider various incentives to ease the development pressure facing important heritage buildings, such as the Wan Chai Market, it said. These would include offering developers alternative sites, ...

  6. Architects hit out at Central pier design

    Posted Aug 30th 2006, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai Edwardian-style design lacks essence and spirit of the original and 'looks like a set from a film studio', critics say Architects and conservationists yesterday took ... environmentally friendly and offers the public an unobstructed harbour view. But Vincent Ng Wing-shun, vice-president of the Hong Kong Institute of Architects, said the new complex was like 'a modern ...


    Skyscrapers of Victoria Harbour- built to display wealth and power

    Posted Jan 25th 2013, 12:00am by Jennifer Ngo, Stuart Lau

    ... Kong's high and mighty Hong Kong is an architects' playground. Against a backdrop of steep hills and framing the city's crown jewel that is Victoria Harbour stand impossibly tall ... intensity is already very high." But, ultimately, tall is all for developers. Tony Tang Wai-man, architect and project manager with Sun Hung Kai Properties, said developing upwards ...

  8. Global firm floats plan for water taxi service

    Posted Apr 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... spanning from North Point to Shau Kei Wan. Water taxis were featured in British architect Norman Foster's design for West Kowloon, while a Planning Department study released last month ...

  9. Stalled harbour plans can proceed

    Posted Sep 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Chu's principle could be incorporated into the policy. Vincent Ng Wing-shun, a commission member and architect, welcomed the society's goodwill because officials had shied away from ...

  10. Eetails still missing as arts hub goes on how

    Posted Oct 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Despite these concerns, British architect Norman Foster's latest design for the West Kowloon Cultural District was unveiled yesterday as a scale model, going on display at the Heritage ... connections to nearby MTR stations,' said Lim, an architect. 'Underground space is costly to excavate and ventilate. The seaside location would make the digging work even more ...




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