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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - DESIGN

    Reclaimed and recycled wood cuts waste in family home refit

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 11:25pm by Catherine Shaw

    ... produce a lot of waste and we wanted to avoid that by using natural materials like wood and trying to recycle as much as possible." Hong Kong has been home to the couple since 2010, four ...

  2. Property - Hong Kong & China - DESIGN

    Preserving the past in new buildings is back in fashion

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

    ... Peta Tomlinson peta.tomlinson@scmp.com Adaptive reuse is taking off, allowing developers to cut down on waste, retain a building's character and even save money on construction costs ... to the past, saves construction waste and, sometimes, can even be more cost-effective than starting from scratch. Architects call this "adaptive reuse". And if it has not yet come ...

  3. Lifestyle - Interiors & Living - DESIGN

    House that Dee built is home sweet, tiny home

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 01:31am by James King

    ... of Washington's environmental agency, inspecting factories for hazardous waste," she says. "I have the luxury of leisure; and with my business partners in Portland Alternative Dwellings [PAD] we ...

  4. Magazines - Post Magazine - DESIGN

    Peer factor

    Posted Jun 14th 2014, 11:56pm by ADELE BRUNNER

    ... the living area, it contains all the toys and allows the Changs to be busy in the kitchen or relax in the living room while still being able to keep an eye on the little ones. When two-year-old ... at H2O Pro (343 Lockhart Road, tel: 3106 6008). The Canadian marble flooring cost HK$1,500 a square metre at Sing Fai Marble (242 Lockhart Road, tel: 2511 8375). The containers by the sinks came ...

  5. Magazines - Post Magazine - DESIGN

    A new squeeze

    Posted Jun 08th 2014, 12:57am by ADELE BRUNNER

    ... personal belongings to make room for her. But now the apartment seems to contain everything that makes them happy. Angel’s piano sits at one end, adjacent to Vincent’s desk and the dining table ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - DESIGN

    Big picture

    Posted May 17th 2014, 11:06pm by Catherine Shaw

    ... (HK$8,800) and the unit containing the bed head and side tables (HK$7,000) were custom made by B2 Contracting. The side screen (HK$7,000) was added for fung shui reasons and installed by the same ...

  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - DESIGN

    Life in the raw: updating a tong lau apartment

    Posted Apr 26th 2014, 11:07pm by Jane Steer

    ... down all the walls to get a feeling for the space." It helps that the tenant appears to be a man of few possessions. The overhead kitchen cabinets contain only one plate, a bowl and a cup, ...

  8. Property - Hong Kong & China - DESIGN

    Villages given urban look through design

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

    ... including a reed garden linked to the school toilets- a natural system that removes pollution from human waste and grey water before it is discharged into the river. To further alleviate ...

  9. Lifestyle - Interiors & Living - DESIGN

    Former police married quarters in Central reborn as design hub PMQ

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 07:25am by Christopher Dewolf

    ... and the public." Built in 1951 to house police officers and their families- including former chief executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen, who grew up in the complex- the PMQ now contains 130 design studios, along with shops, restaurants, a library, exhibition space, a rooftop garden and outdoor gathering areas. When it opens in stages starting next month, it will contain a mixture of well-known ...

  10. Lifestyle - Technology - DESIGN

    Creative gems on display as Tokyo Designers Week goes populist

    Posted Nov 21st 2013, 07:56pm by Catherine Shaw

    ... Aoki's Fresco Garden, a sleek but practical dispenser-container cap for plastic bottles, a favourite. Meanwhile, Masuo Fujimura of Fujimura Design Studio combined a rug and furniture to minimise wasted space with his Turf Rug Lounger and Tokyo-based design studio YOY presented an innovative chair that looks like a painting but which stretches when sat upon. Happily, the Japanese ...




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