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    World Architecture Festival Awards 2014 shortlist announced
    A Buddhist temple in Singapore, an invisible eco-tourism resort in Turkey, a maritime museum in Copenhagen and the new masterplan for Gatwick [...]
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    Big designs museum for Audemars Piguet
    Swiss luxury watchmaker Audemars Piguet has choosen BIG to expand its historic headquarters. The 2.400m2 pavilion will be a striking landmark to [...]
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    All that Glitters and it’s just the beginning
    Macau is quickly redefining itself and its property market as a high-end destination. Macau is a one-horse town — but it’s a thoroughbred. It [...]
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    Hidden treasures
    A mixed-use design on a downtown site in southern China brings the best elements of Arquitectonica’s practice in a partially concealed square. [...]
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    Forward planning the key to minimising climate change impact
    The impacts of climate change are already being witnessed around the world. As a city comprised primarily of islands, Hong Kong is now tasked [...]
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    Time, cost and quality the construction industry catch 22
    It’s staggering when you look at the figures just how quickly urbanisation is occurring. Unprecedented levels of demographic moves are fuelling [...]
    Awards & Events
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    The Merchants in Venice
    The 14th International Architecture Exhibition – la Biennale di Venezia (Venice Biennale) opened on 5 June, 2014 and will run for six [...]
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    Quality Building Award 2014
    On 6 June, Quality Building Award (QBA) welcomed The Honourable Mr Leung Chun Ying, GBM, GBS, JP, The Chief Executive of HKSAR, as Guest of [...]
    Projects
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    Best practices for river restoration and waterfront development
    Atkins has completed a plan for the Dongliang River restoration and landscape design which creates a new ecological leisure destination in [...]
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    Benoy designs green for Taiwan High Speed Rail
    Benoy has unveiled the design for Taiwan High Speed Rail’s (THSR) Hsin Chu Station Mall. Presented at the recent contract signing for the [...]
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    J Plus Hotel completes HK$10 million makeover
    In May, J Plus Hotel by YOO, currently celebrating its 10th anniversary, was re-launched with a ddramatic new ‘Urban Renaissance’ façade [...]
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    Zaha Hadid Architects designs for City of Dreams
    Melco Crown Entertainment, in May, unveiled the project details and architectural design of the fifth hotel tower at City of Dreams, the [...]
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    Swire is delighted to present to you the new Swire Pacific corporate video, Value in Diversity. Focusing on Swire Pacific’s strategy in managing a portfolio of highly diversified businesses, the new video takes you on a journey around the world to visit the many different companies that make up our group....


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