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  1. Property - International - DESIGN

    James Cheng creates living spaces that enhances interactivity

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 03:50am by Kavita Daswani

    ... times that. Ward Village, the smaller of the two developments, is on land close to Ala Moana beach owned by Howard Hughes Corp. Within three years, Cheng and New York-based interior designer ...

  2. Property - Hong Kong & China - DESIGN

    Villages given urban look through design

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 04:28am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... Building a future for old villages It takes a village to raise a child, says the Yale Book of Quotations. In this day and age, can architecture raise a village? In some of the poorest areas ... by 2030. We're trying to help rural villages evolve as meaningful and viable places Joshua Bolchover, architect The HKU department of architecture colleagues wondered how architecture could ...

  3. Property - Hong Kong & China - DESIGN

    Preserving the past in new buildings is back in fashion

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 05:02am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... adding: "This might not always equate to a cost saving, however, it saves the embodied energy of an existing structure from being defunct." In the case of the Tai O fishing village ... transformation into a nine-room hotel, creating jobs for villagers and boosting trade for local businesses. Occupancy has exceeded 90 per cent since Tai O Heritage Hotel opened in February 2012. Philip ...

  4. Magazines - Post Magazine - DESIGN

    Island escape: Tai Long Wan village is another world

    Posted Oct 20th 2013, 05:06am by Catherine Shaw

    ... Tucked away in a remote Lantau village is a rustic retreat that offers a weekend getaway with a little luxury Text Catherine Shaw / Styling David Roden / Pictures John Butlin   Arriving in Tai Long Wan village, tucked away at the end of a tiny lane on Lantau’s southern coastline, is like stepping into another world. Local fishermen repair nets while elderly women play mahjong ...

  5. Magazines - Post Magazine - DESIGN

    Design file: Alberto Puchetti

    Posted May 31st 2014, 11:58pm by Christopher Dewolf

    ... wanted to make something that would last more than a few years, so the ageing element was important. That's why I thought of the Tai O fishing village and replicating some of its ...

  6. Property - Hong Kong & China - DESIGN

    Old farmhouses reborn in shadow of Great Wall

    Posted May 14th 2014, 05:04am by LISA GAY

    ... their weekend home in Beigou village. From their second-storey loft, the ancient wall spreads out across a spine of mountains before disappearing completely from sight. But from the road, ... in the shadow of the Great Wall. Ironstone started from a brace of humble farmhouses at the edge of the village. One was completely abandoned, the other housed a family ready to leave for Beijing. ...

  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - DESIGN

    Natural habitat

    Posted May 10th 2014, 10:39pm by CHARMAINE

    ... works because it harks back to the past," says Lee, joking, "It's more raw out here in the kampong [Malay for 'village']. The whole idea was that it [wouldn't be] ...

  8. Magazines - Post Magazine - DESIGN

    New lease of life

    Posted May 03rd 2014, 11:08pm by Catherine Shaw

    ... is from Mona Watson’s collection of Japanese pottery sourced from Mashiko Pottery Village in Tochigi prefecture. The ottoman was custom designed and made by Spiegel Interiors for HK$14,500. It’s ...

  9. Lifestyle - Interiors & Living - DESIGN

    Luxury village T-Site the latest Japanese retail experience

    Posted Nov 21st 2012, 12:00am by Catherine Shaw

    ... and sophistication Tokyo's retail villages see the wood for the trees While Tokyoites- possibly the world's most dedicated shoppers- continue their long love affair with futuristic shopping malls and starchitect-designed flagship fashion stores, a new and innovative breed of small-scale luxury retail villages is proving popular with young and old alike. These 21st-century consumers appreciate ...

  10. Magazines - Post Magazine - DESIGN

    Making it personal

    Posted Jan 18th 2014, 10:40pm by Catherine Shaw

    ... table cost HK$1,000 at Paya (203 Soi Thonglor 10, Sukhumvit soi 55, Bangkok, Thailand, tel: 662 711 4457). The “double happiness” silkscreen poster was from T Wong Art (80 Stanley Village Road, ...




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