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    Architect Rafael Viñoly walks Perspective through his masterplan for the controversial Battersea Power Station in London Based in New York, Uruguayan architect Rafael Viñoly is best known for his belief that the essential responsibility of architecture is to elevate the public realm. His masterplan for the Battersea Power Station in London exemplifies his approach of …

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  • WORKSPACE WONDER

    The new headquarters for the Lane Crawford Joyce Group in Hong Kong has it all in spades – style, spirit, quirkiness, humour – making it a truly people-friendly space Located on the south side of Hong Kong island, Wong Chuk Hang is transforming from an industrial warehouse area to a vibrant commercial and creative district, …

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  • CURVES IN THE CITY

    Beijing welcomes a stunning new addition to its urban landscape with Galaxy Soho, a massive curvilinear mixed-use complex by Zaha Hadid Building a 330,000 sq-m office, retail and entertainment complex in 30 months is no small feat, but Zaha Hadid Architects rose to the challenge with Galaxy Soho. Inspired by the massive scale of the …

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  • SHAPING CHINA’S URBAN LANDSCAPE

    Having seeded ‘east-meets-west’ trends in the mainland since it was established in 2001, design firm BLVD is now anticipating a bountiful harvest Headed by co-founders and designers Honglei Liu and Yun Du, BLVD perhaps epitomises the architectural scene in China today: with one foot in Canada and the other in the motherland, the firm recently …

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  • Martell XO Architect Edition

    Pritzker Prize-winner Christian de Portzamparc designs ‘Architect Edition’ for Martell Hong Kong has just seen the launch of the latest Martell XO Exclusive Architect Edition, joining forces with French architectural legend Christian de Portzamparc. The first Frenchman to be awarded the Pritzker Prize in 1994, De Portzamparc’s work has included notable edifices such as the …

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  • (Belvedere)Red t-shirts for AIDS charity

    Hong Kong designer and style icon Johanna Ho collaborates with (Belvedere)Red Belvedere Vodka’s 2012 ambassador in Hong Kong, local fashion guru and style icon Johanna Ho, has collaborated with the brand to design a limited edition tee-shirt with her own iconic pattern, and 100% of the profits will be donated to local charity AIDS Concern. …

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  • Emco Vara: one line, 10 variations

    Emco Vara presents a symphonic range of accessories: one theme interpreted 10 different ways, via a range of high-quality bathroom accessories whose variations are reflected in their details. With eight different wall bracket designs to choose from, you can compose an atmosphere in the bathroom to suit you, whether you want a true cacophony, gentle …

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