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  1. Property - Hong Kong & China - DESIGN

    Villages given urban look through design

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

    ... for relaxation, and activities like washing and fishing, the Lingzidi Bridge, which cost US$27,000, has become a social hub for the village. Another project, the Tongjiang Recycled Brick School ... into landfill, they re-used the debris as roofing material, where it provided the added benefit of insulation. This project, which cost US$170,000, "demonstrated a way to recycle old material ...

  2. Lifestyle - Interiors & Living - DESIGN

    Comfort and efficiency key when designing shared workspaces

    Posted Feb 12th 2014, 04:29am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... plants. Trying to be "as green as possible", they chose low volatile organic compound paints, flooring made from sustainable bamboo and recycled plastic, and energy-efficient fluorescent ...

  3. Lifestyle - Interiors & Living - TRENDS

    Radiant orchid sets the tone to liven up interiors

    Posted Jan 22nd 2014, 04:34am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... enables stylish and sophisticated living, while also promoting issues of sustainability," said Kate Babington, managing director at TREE. Furniture and accessories made of recycled tyres, and a new furniture collection made from reclaimed metal, will feature in TREE's offerings for the year. Interiors and lifestyle blog recycledinteriors.org regards the recycling/vintage trend ...

  4. Property - Hong Kong & China - Interior design

    Industrial look for homes thrives as antidote to an excess of luxury

    Posted Sep 25th 2013, 12:00am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... Peta Tomlinson peta.tomlinson@scmp.com Industrial style combines austerity and recycling with natural materials to create a living space where room boundaries are blurred Concrete appeal ... Granted, austerity rules these days - industrial is a style that can (potentially) be achieved on a budget - and reusing and recycling are greatly in favour. But Lyndon Neri, founding partner ...

  5. Property - International - DESIGN

    Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki is seismic success with its Maori soul

    Posted Oct 16th 2013, 12:00am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... Papakura Joinery began piecing together a series of 23 golden-hued, tree-like canopies, crafted from local kauri stock that was either recycled or forest-fallen. Individual planks were hand-planed, ...

  6. Property - Hong Kong & China - CONCRETE ANALYSIS

    Hong Kong takes welcome step to a sustainable future

    Posted Jun 12th 2013, 12:00am by NICHOLAS BROOKE

    ... can do a better job, especially in water treatment and the recycling of rainwater. Alarmingly, water is not valued locally as it should be and much is wasted. It is estimated that 30 per cent ...

  7. Property - Hong Kong & China

    Style with David Roden, September 26, 2012

    Posted Sep 26th 2012, 12:00am by David Roden

    ... This weatherproof set is made from recycled materials and has a seven-colour LED light setting How much: Chair HK$6,072; table HK$4,180 Where: Everything under the Sun, 9/F, Horizon Plaza, 2 Lee Wing ...

  8. Property - International

    Australian commercial property market struggles to shake impasse

    Posted Jan 04th 2013, 06:08pm by Rob Sewell

    ... the A-REITs. On the flipside, the REIT managers having been looking to recycle out of non-core assets but these are not trading quickly, as there is a general unwillingness by investors to take on risk ...

  9. Property - Hong Kong & China - DEVELOPMENT

    Young architects describe their vision of an urban landscape with a heart

    Posted Sep 12th 2012, 12:00am by Christopher Dewolf

    ... and urban farming, irrigated by recycled water and used to tame the summer heat in the surrounding city. That's the future envisaged by Garden of Towers, an exhibit at this year's Venice ... such as convincing people to recycle water. "Hotels can be powerful networking tools," he says. Elements from conceptual projects often find their way into Oval's real-world work, ...

  10. Property - Hong Kong & China - ECO-DESIGN

    Low-carbon flat reveals life's green alternatives

    Posted Aug 22nd 2012, 12:00am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... and furniture made from timber reclaimed during local development works. The zero-carbon building features countertops made from recycled glass, and show-flat kitchen cabinetry that looks new, ... (volatile organic compound) paints and adhesives, and it is powered completely by a combination of solar panels and used cooking oil, converted to bio-diesel at the onsite recycling plant. Almost ...




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