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  1. How long should Hong Kong's architects reach for the sky?

    Posted Oct 31st 2008, 12:00am by Violet Law

    ... districts, but the cityscape at large. Meanwhile, the groundswell of residents vociferously opposing certain skyscrapers in the pipeline is growing by the day. Unbowed by the architects' fame ... Hongkongers be grateful that buildings keep rising? The government and the developers certainly are. Nowhere else is American architect Cass Gilbert's observation- that skyscrapers are machines ...

  2. Talkback

    Posted Jun 06th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Dr Ian Hassell, New Zealand's first children's commissioner, was visiting Hong Kong and his closing comments, after seeing the living conditions of a typical low-income family ... to families with elderly members. As Dr Hassell remarked, the elderly can vote but children cannot. Perhaps it is time that our children also had a voice of their own. At the moment, their interests ...

  3. Fresh idea for food charity in market

    Posted May 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... of Architects, which, together with other professional organisations, proposes a centre for urban planning; the Federation of Youth Groups, which wants a youth training centre; and animators proposing ...

  4. Born again

    Posted Jul 25th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hip architects Ed Ng and Dan Lee are delighted to announce they have a new 'baby'. After more than six months' preparation, their furniture and homeware accessories company ... has been kitted out in the architects' understated style and boasts a multitude of new items, many of which were designed by the dynamic duo. The shop still carries many of Ovo's ...

  5. The Exhibition

    Posted Sep 12th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Exhibition Territories A multimedia installation presenting a panorama of urban development and architecture in China by Hong Kong-based French architects Laurent Gutierrez and Valerie Portefaix. The exhibition is the first in Para/Site's new gallery. Wed-Sun, noon-7pm, G/F 4 Po Yan St, Sheung Wan. Inquiries: 2517 4620. Ends Oct 3 ...

  6. Civil servants to move desks to Kai Tak site

    Posted Aug 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... boat training and races. The planned park would be suitable for spectators, they said. Vincent Ng Wing-shun, architect and chairman of the watchdog's task force on Kai Tak, said most ...

  7. Second base

    Posted Dec 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... space is equally important if you're a male architect in 21st-century Hong Kong. That's according to Kan Sze-king, who has treated himself to not just a room but an entire flat ... I'm nearly 50, I've been an architect for more than 20 years and I've realised there's a lot of 'over designing' in many homes. The problem with some people ...

  8. Art group seeks dream exhibits

    Posted May 14th 2009, 12:00am by Sara Yin

    ... makes a good museum with local artists, curators and architects at Art HK. Members of the public are welcome to bring along images of their own to contribute to the 'dream collection'. ... Saturday 12-2pm: Jaffa Lam/artist + students; 4-6 pm: Jeff Leung, Helen Ng/curators Sunday 1:30-3:30pm: Alvin Yip/architect ...

  9. The Planner

    Posted Jun 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... + Partners: From the House to the City Exhibition of how architecture, particularly that of British architect Richard Rogers and his practice, has shaped cities and transformed lives around the world. ...

  10. The Planner

    Posted Jul 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... 2820. Ends Aug 31 Gerrit Engel: Berlin. Fotografien Touring exhibition of photographs of urban architecture buildings in Berlin by architect-photographer Gerrit Engel. Mon-Fri, 10am-8pm, Sat, ...




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