Rem Koolhaas

Chic store celebrates centenary

Galeries Lafayette is celebrating 100 years of its famed stained-glass dome with a series of events.

Exhibition charts the history of a landmark, writes Bernice Chan.

Saturday, 8 December, 2012, 11:05pm

Architecture in Helsinki

Architecture in Helsinki

Places Like This

(Love Da)

2 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

Architecture and interiors

Keep your cool

1 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

Joey Ho

Architect and interior designer

Taiwan-born Singaporean Joey Ho, of Joey Ho Design, came to Hong Kong 12 years ago to work as an interior designer and architect. 'Singapore is a nice and neat garden,' he says. 'Hong Kong is a jungle full of new, unpredictable species.'

Favourite furniture shop?

21 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

The Edifice Complex

The Edifice Complex

by Deyan Sudjic

Penguin, $363

28 Aug 2005 - 12:00am

24 hours with Bo Linnemann

As a designer, being in Beijing is a mixture of the fascinating and the awful. I know of no country that has as rich a design history as China, but few designers here are learning from their own tradition. When I walk the streets it looks like most people have forgotten all about it.

12 Dec 2004 - 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

Analytical look at shopping's history

The Harvard Design School Guide To Shopping

Edited by Chuihua Judy Chung, Jeffrey Inaba, Rem Koolhaas and Sze Tsung Leong

Benedikt Taschen Verlag $620

EVERYONE IS VICTIM, knowingly or not, to the institution of shopping in Hong Kong, whether they live above commercial malls in housing complexes or work in high-rises served by a network of stores.

6 Jul 2002 - 12:00am