Microsoft will use its annual developers conference to release a preview of Windows 8.1, a free update that promises to address some of the gripes people have with the latest version of the company’s flagship operating system.Wednesday, 26 June, 2013, 12:38pm
Panes of glass from two more luxury high-rise blocks have fallen off, with one crashing down onto the alfresco dining area of a SoHo restaurant, injuring one of its staff.9 Jun 2013 - 6:27am
The product's launch yesterday marked the start of the "Microsoft 4Africa Initiative", a new effort through which the software giant will actively engage in helping the continent improve its global competitiveness.6 Feb 2013 - 4:43am
Elegant minimalism in a child-friendly interior.3 Nov 2012 - 11:30pm
Developer Sun Hung Kai Properties will spend tens of millions of dollars replacing tempered-glass windows in more than 1,000 flats at its luxury estate The Arch. Nearly 60 glass panels have shattered or fallen out there since 2008.24 Oct 2012 - 7:07am
Residents living in fear of breaking windows in two luxury high-rise apartment complexes say the Buildings Department and developers have ignored their concerns about safety and depreciating property values.24 Oct 2012 - 5:38am
Glass panels that have fallen from the walls of two luxury estates have been diagnosed with "glass cancer", which is caused by an impurity common in tempered glass and which can be prevented only by stringent quality control.24 Oct 2012 - 4:41am
A lovingly restored SoHo walk-up is an elegant art deco refuge that allows its tenant to time travel away from the party scene below.6 Oct 2012 - 11:55pm
One of the ways to improve protection of homes during the summer - whether from seasonal typhoons or strong ultraviolet (UV) light - is by the use of window films.
They are easy to install and recommended by many architects.15 Aug 2012 - 10:54pm
After Typhoon Vicente cut a swathe through the Island Resort private housing estate, residents were left wondering what had happened to their windows.
Windows and glass panels shattered and fell from at least 30 flats up to the 30th floors in two of the 12-year-old Siu Sai Wan development's five towers.
The hardest hit were the flats facing the podium garden.26 Jul 2012 - 12:00am
Energy-conscious homeowners who want to minimise the cost of heating and cooling their homes use efficient windows. But the key is knowing what upgrades are the best value for money.
Interior designer Gary Lai renovated a Mid-Levels home in which he installed double-glazed windows in the living area to buffer noise from the street.18 Nov 2011 - 12:00am
Wood Architecture Now! Houses 2 Architecture Now! by Philip Jodidio Taschen
What is it that so intrigues us about looking inside someone else's house? Most coffee table books on the subject focus on the more extravagant constructions, giving the reader the voyeuristic thrill of seeing how the rich and famous live.4 Sep 2011 - 12:00am
The top official with the job of cracking down on illegal structures on buildings is embroiled in a row over possible conflict of interest after approving the sliding windows on a balcony at his home without going through the formal procedure.4 Jun 2011 - 12:00am
If you are easily distracted at work, review your seating arrangement. Your failure to concentrate may be due to the presence of fast-flowing, distracting energy that may be transformed into shar chi, or sharp energy, if it is not addressed.4 Jun 2011 - 12:00am
Food writer Fox Daniels and her financial-consultant husband spent a year living out of boxes, looking at the bare walls of their half-finished 800 sq ft Central apartment, before her eye lit on a certain flower and she had her eureka moment.8 May 2011 - 12:00am