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  1. Pedestrianisation in Wan Chai would improve safety and reduce air pollution

    Posted Nov 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... achieved by restricting access for non-essential vehicles, with the knock-on effect of reducing air pollution. However, in the ensuing years there has been little evidence of action ... thereby encouraging more private vehicles (and more pollution) into this already congested area. This is despite the fact that this downtown district is extremely well served by the MTR, the tram ...

  2. Divine light

    Posted Oct 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... patterns and versatile lighting. By removing a wall that divided the two spaces, she created a more sociable cooking and dining space. A beautifully crafted, reclaimed elm wood dining table and a striking, sculptural light fixture- 'Guests often comment that I have a UFO hovering in my dining room'- serve as centrepieces. The long stretch of white counter space contrasts boldly ...

  3. Let there be light

    Posted Jul 31st 2011, 12:00am

    ... with floor-to-ceiling, fold-back doors to maximise light inside and make the most of the outdoor space. She bricked up what had been the entrance to the flat, transforming the area into a bathroom, and made ... heirloom, nestles beside what was originally an unsightly protrusion in the wall that Bagda decided to turn into a fake fireplace. The light grey paint is ICI Dulux A928 Supreme Matt from Yuen Fat ...

  4. Making light work

    Posted Nov 14th 2010, 12:00am by Liana Cafolla

    ... sparkles when its sunny, beams of light bouncing off the plentiful glass and aluminium. That's no accident. Smith-Mann set out to create a bright, cheery atmosphere that would help her ... it was the natural light flooding in from the balcony that persuaded her to buy it. Smith-Mann kept the design unfussy and decorated the 1,590 sq ft apartment with pale colours, mirrors and metallics. ...

  5. World-class pollution to greet East Asian Games competitors

    Posted Sep 28th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the gunk from the atmosphere and provide the athletes with the clean air necessary to ensure that they can compete in top form? With many of our hotels situated in the most polluted areas of the city, Tsim Sha Tsui, Mong Kok, Wan Chai and Causeway Bay, athletes and visitors will be exposed to the horrendous street-level pollution that we locals have to cope with on a daily basis. Much ...

  6. Hawkers don't need pollution index

    Posted Aug 24th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Nicola Li A newspaper hawker operating next to a row of bus stops in a busy Causeway Bay street does not need the air pollution index to tell him how bad the air swirling around him is. The filthy exhaust fumes from passing buses hits him in the face every day as soon as he starts work. 'Lots of buses go past, especially around 6pm when everybody is off from work,' said Mr ...

  7. Seeing the light

    Posted May 16th 2010, 12:00am by Charmaine Chan

    ... that segues into a galley kitchen and a two-door bed- room (one leading into the lounge, the other into the kitchen). To optimise light, Firescu also chose French doors (see Tried + tested) for the bedroom and the spacious bathroom, at the other end of the flat. And she knocked a hole in a corner of the shower cubicle to install glass bricks that allow light to dance over the metal-hued ...

  8. A different light

    Posted Sep 20th 2009, 12:00am by Suji Owen

    ... panels and a judicious use of false ceilings hide a complex network of lighting, including mood lighting that can be adjusted through a spectrum of colours by remote control. Even the window ... of repeated circles, revealing tints of contrasting metals beneath and creating texture and interesting plays of light in an otherwise sleek and crisply defined space. 'I love kitchens. I love ...

  9. Ceiling lights

    Posted Aug 02nd 2009, 12:00am by David Roden

    ... Lighting, G/F, Amber Commercial Building, 70 Morrison Hill Road, Wan Chai, tel: 2882 9082. ...

  10. Photographs throw light on timeless China

    Posted Jun 29th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Leung Ho-ching, YP intern Several years ago, some 50 photographs taken by Italian Luigi Piovano were discovered in his family house in Turin, Italy. These photos, taken while Piovano was serving as a military officer in China, portrayed the Boxer Rebellio ...




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