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  • Historic Newcastle University unveils refurbishment

    If there’s one place that suffers from rapid wear-and-tear from high traffic and useage, it has to be educational establishments – but wise material choices can make all the difference With large numbers of students making use of the facilities at their colleges, universities and schools (and students not known for being particularly careful when …

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  • Modern preschool design

    Schools not only teach the four Rs, but their very structure can play a critical part in helping students begin to understand, appreciate and learn from their environment Tucked away in a quiet enclave on the southwest of Hong Kong Island, the Morningstar is — it can be safely said — a marked departure from …

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  • A culinary school stimulates the 5 senses

    Straying away from stale, stereotypical institutions, the new International Technical Chef College in Tokyo seeks to stimulates the senses through a vibrant palette “Colour is very important in cooking,” says Emmannuelle Moureaux, founder of Emmanuelle Mouureaux Architecture & Design. Known for her shikiri concept ‑ literally meaning dividing and creating spaces with colour ‑ the Tokyo-based French architect and designer …

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  • Tony Chi, the architect behind LKF

    In striving to achieve the perfect life:work balance, designer self-confessed control freak Tony Chi says he’ll stop when he drops For Tony Chi, the process of learning is continuous. He’s not interested in celebrity status (which he could quite easily exploit given his stellar list of clients) or necessarily following trends. Indeed, his approach seems …

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  • A MINIMALIST FORMULA

      A clean design doesn’t necessarily have to be boring – it can be homey, chic, playful and functional all at the same time   At Robinson Place, Mid-Level West, Hong Kong-based Boutique Design recently undertook a challenge to transform a 1,300sq-ft apartment into a newly-wed couple’s love nest. The resulting design might look simple …

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