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  1. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Urban planners urged to build social living spaces for the elderly to cut suicide rates

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 04:49am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... elderly, who are nearly twice as likely to take their own lives as the rest of the population. In particular, experts in suicide prevention said, urban neighbourhoods should be designed to promote ... a "significantly higher" level of life satisfaction than those who did not. "That's why urban planning and housing design should enable community integration and facilitate people to meet ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1589602/urban-planners-urged-build-social-living-spaces-elderly-cut-suicide
  2. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Urban planner marks Hong Kong down

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 10:36am by Christopher Dewolf

    ... And where are they going in the future?" He decided to do something about it. In 2006, Cookson Smith published The Urban Design of Impermanence, a collection of sketches and essays that examine how Hong Kong came to be the city it is today. He expanded his focus to the mainland in 2012, with The Urban Design of Concession, which delves into the forces that shaped treaty ports ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1590219/urban-planner-marks-hong-kong-down
  3. Property - Hong Kong & China - DESIGN

    Villages given urban look through design

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

    ... bridges- their work is not only elevating communities through design, it does so on the leanest of budgets. It happens under the umbrella of Rural Urban Framework (RUF), a not-for-profit research ... respond to the transformation of land from rural to urban. Their interest was piqued on a shared car journey to Huaiji County, Guangdong, where Lin was designing a new village school as part ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1469471/villages-given-urban-look-through-design
  4. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Shenzhen showcases a modern future in major urban design exhibition

    Posted Dec 16th 2013, 08:50pm by Enid Tsui

    ... Enid Tsui A major urban design exhibition in Shenzhen outclasses Hong Kong's parallel show for spectacle and content- and reveals a sensitivity to city planning, writes Enid Tsui ... with new functions XU CHONGGUANG, SHENZHEN MUNICIPAL GOVERNMENT Now, the two buildings located just minutes away from the Hong Kong border have been converted into venues for a major urban design ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1381971/shenzhen-showcases-modern-future-major-urban-design
  5. Lifestyle - Fashion & Watches

    Jack Vartanian: jewellery designer to the stars

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 10:29pm by Paul Kay

    ... design-forward." Urban sophistication and celebrity affirmation? Sounds like Vartanian is custom-made for Hong Kong.   ... Paul Kay life@scmp.com Stepping stones He may have been born into the gem trade, but Jack Vartanian's destiny was far from set in stone. Indeed, the jewellery designer ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/fashion-watches/article/1585987/jack-vartanian-jewellery-designer-stars
  6. Property - Hong Kong & China - DEVELOPMENT

    Hong Kong needs master plan for urban development, architect says

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 03:19pm by Yvonne Liu

    ... within a decade, architect Bryant Lu says Hong Kong urgently needs an urban master plan. Lu, vice-chairman of Ronald Lu & Partners, a major local architectural firm, said a large-scale master design should inform the city's development. "Architects are trained to think about design from a human perspective, not from the view of infrastructure. For example, how to improve ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1556972/hong-kong-needs-master-plan-urban-development-architect
  7. News - Hong Kong - REDEVELOPMENT

    East Kowloon urban renewal plan sees bids fail

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 04:38am by FANNY FUNG

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung fanny.fung@scmp.com All four developers in line for East Kowloon project had proposals rejected by the URA Key urban renewal plan sees bids fail The Urban Renewal ... the public transport interchange, the noise problem on Kwun Tong Road, and the URA's strict requirements for the design were all deterrents to developers. Poon said the failed bidding process ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1562123/east-kowloon-urban-renewal-plan-sees-bids-fail
  8. Magazines - 48hrs - TRAVEL

    My 48 hours in Tokyo: fashion designer Limi Yamamoto shares some of her favourite haunts

    Posted Sep 04th 2014, 12:16am by SHIRAZ RANDERIA

    ... Text and photos: Shiraz Randeria My 48 hours in …Tokyo Fashion designer Limi Yamamoto is brutally honest about her relationship with Tokyo. At first, she insists it's just a place ... secret and favourite corners. Her father is the master dressmaker and fashion designer Yohji Yamamoto, but her label, Limi Feu, which is approaching its 15th anniversary, is very much her own ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1583815/my-48-hours-tokyo-fashion-designer-limi-yamamoto-shares-some-her
  9. Magazines - Post Magazine - FASHION

    Urban safari

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 09:09am by BENJAMIN KANEREK

    ... It's a concrete jungle out there, so stay ahead of the pack. Urban safari Coat by Moncler Gamme Rouge (inquiries: 2524 7779). Wool and cotton dress, by Missoni, from Harvey Nichols (inquiries: 3695 3388). Alpaca hat, by Acne Studios, from I.T (inquiries: 2890 7012). Bao Bao backpack (€650/HK$6,500) by Issey Miyake. Plexi cuff (€197) by House of Flora www.houseofflora.net ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1594461/urban-safari
  10. News - China Insider - CHINA DIGEST

    Chopstick up boy’s nose; virtual romance; British woman becomes urban cop in Hunan; addict sells daughter, 3, for drugs; judge suspected of rape

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 08:52pm by Staff Reporters

    ... to her. According to the report, thousands of mainland companies offer the same virtual girlfriend service. The British beat A 21-year-old English teacher from Britain has been hired as an urban ... Shifeng district She said she applied for the urban management job because “Hunan needs better traffic control and a safer environment for pedestrians”.   JIANGSU Beggar supports family A beggar ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1596223/chopstick-boys-nose-virtual-romance-british-woman-becomes-urban

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