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Ole Scheeren

Montblanc rolls out anA-list cast in Beijing

Luxury-goods producer Montblanc flew four Hollywood A-listers - Nicolas Cage, Naomi Watts, Jessica Alba and Amber Heard - to Beijing for the launch of its Collection Princesse Grace de Monaco and the opening of its concept store in the hip Sanlitun area.

Wednesday, 6 June, 2012, 12:00am

Design experts to share ideas

Some of design's biggest names will be in town to share their knowledge from today until Saturday.

For the ninth year, the Hong Kong Design Centre is holding the Business of Design Week (BODW) for designers, business leaders, students and creative people to exchange ideas.

28 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Thoughtful ideas make a difference

Powerful designs shape culture by changing ways of life. As Hong Kong aspires to become an artistic hub, local designers and officials can learn from other places that have been able to infuse art into the everyday lives of their people and create new cultural concepts in society through thoughtful designs.

16 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Roll of honour

The culture and city forum during the Business of Design Week features eminent designers and architects. They include:

Ole Scheeren

16 Nov 2011 - 12:00am


The Ritz-Carlton Residences in Bangkok will become the latest super-luxury project to grace the Thai capital. Due to be completed in 2014, the 197 apartments feature Sky Boxes with sweeping views of the city. They will be housed in the 77-storey MahaNakhon, Bangkok's tallest development. The tower is designed by architect Ole Scheeren of OMA and marketed in Hong Kong by CBRE.

22 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Open show

We were planning to come to the party anyway. We didn't come deliberately to clear up rumours about us breaking up. We were both in town so it's natural that we would go to events together. Yeah, I've met his parents. I've met many of my friends' parents. I'm enjoying the relationship

25 Jan 2011 - 12:00am

Developer of Tai O project eyes Hollywood Rd married quarters

A young developer behind the revitalisation of the old Tai O Police Station into a boutique hotel is eyeing another project - the married police quarters on Hollywood Road.

Sino Land executive director Daryl Ng Win-kong said yesterday he was preparing a proposal for the project under a foundation that he set up in 2008.

20 Apr 2010 - 12:00am

Ole Scheeren

'I'm based in Beijing, but half my time is spent on the road in Asia or visiting Rotterdam, London and New York. I've set up an office from where I'm managing all our Asia projects, but I'm still involved in projects in other parts of the world.

It's incredibly hard to establish any routine in my life. To a certain extent I've always resisted the idea.

5 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

Empire building

OLE SCHEEREN, the architect designing one of the world's biggest buildings for the Chinese state broadcaster CCTV complex in central Beijing, no longer believes in conventional skyscrapers. 'If you look at skyscrapers - the needle has no real identity, it marks a place but it doesn't create space in any real sense,' says Scheeren.

22 Oct 2004 - 12:00am