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  1. Architect scales heights with 1 Peking Road

    Posted Mar 15th 2004, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai Renowned architect Rocco Yim Sen-kee's latest masterpiece- 1 Peking Road- yesterday won the top architectural award in Hong Kong. The Hong Kong Institute of Architects ... Architect Nelson Chen transformed a 1909 building in Jiao Tong University into the C.Y. Tung Maritime Museum by restoring the exterior and adding an atrium, gallery spaces, a new internal staircase ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Developers not up to hub job, says Cultural Centre architect

    Posted Apr 18th 2005, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... a retired director of architectural services and chief architect of the Hong Kong Cultural Centre, the Space Museum and Hong Kong Museum of Arts in Tsim Sha Tsui, said the new cultural hub would be more cost-effective if it was handled by the government. The architect also defended his work in Tsim Sha Tsui, which has been described by artists and politicians as ugly, a blot ...

  4. Architects slam bureaucracy for hindering city greening

    Posted Mar 04th 2005, 12:00am by Andy Chen

    ... Andy Cheng Landscape expert says it is chaotic, with departments unco-ordinated A lack of co-ordination among government departments has hindered official efforts at planting trees and grass across the city, a Harbour Enhancement Committee was told yesterday. Patrick Lau Hing-tat, a former president of the Hong Kong Institute of Landscape Architects, said that while many ...

  5. Exploring HK's creative culture

    Posted Mar 16th 2009, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... Rebecca Tsui An exhibition showcases the talents of Hong Hong's architects and artists, and looks at the challenges faced by the city's designers in a changing landscape. ... Biennale last year, was jointly presented by the Hong Kong Institute of Architects (HKIA) and the Hong Kong Arts Development Council (ADC). 'The exhibits showcased in the [follow-up] ...

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    Kary Ng helps relaunch Adidas Tsim Sha Tsui store

    Posted Nov 22nd 2012, 12:00am by Vivian Chen

    ... includes chairs designed by singer-actress Fiona Sit Hoi-kei, landscape architect Dorothy Tang, design consultant Paul Lung and Graphic Airlines. With the annual year-end Canto-pop music awards ...

  7. Alternative ideas need to be looked at to preserve integrity of the cultural hub

    Posted Jun 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of the valuable underground space. This space, 25 metres deep, if properly designed by architects, could bring financial returns far in excess of the sum estimated by the government. It is irresponsible ... authority and the appointment of a world-renowned architect to be responsible for the overall design. Unfortunately, once a new subcommittee chairman took over, there was no positive response ...

  8. Public backs latest plan but criticises delay

    Posted Oct 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... The exhibition is part of the third and last round of public consultation before construction begins. An architect named Liu, 41, said he liked the features adopted from the two other plans that were ... Liu voted for architect Norman Foster's plan in the previous round because of its abundance of trees and the public space along the waterfront. He suspected the park's size had ...

  9. St Andrew's to demolish stone wall

    Posted Jul 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... despite a government counterproposal to preserve it. The vicar of St Andrew's Church said he had not received any counterproposals in writing and that the church's architects ... glass could be used in the new design to keep the solidity of the original landscape, Lam, a conservation architect, suggested. According to its website, the church had only raised HK$69 million ...

  10. Designers fine but bureaucracy is a worry, observers say

    Posted Jul 21st 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Ng, Vivienne Chow

    ... Joyce Ng and Vivienne Chow The architects chosen for the West Kowloon Cultural District are fine- it's the bureaucracy that is creating worries, observers say. 'The architects ... of Architects' task force on the district. Transport planning showed little sign of breakthrough thinking, she said, after recent meetings with the authority and officers from the Transport and Highways ...




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