Hong Kong articles

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Hong Kong builds a colossal theatre to connect milennials with Chinese opera

Hong Kong – Located in the Developing West Kowloon Cultural District, the new Xiqu Centre is a theatre with a mission: it’s half heritage house, half public space. 

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Into digital fashion? These Frame Lab exhibitors can show you what you’ll shop for in the future

Amsterdam – Amsterdam-based digital fashion house The Fabricant will showcase fashion’s hand in retail’s tech shift, as recently explored for Hong Kong retailer I.T.

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Palm Angels brings Los Angeles skate culture (with a Milanese twist) to Hong Kong

Hong Kong – The retail brand spatially interprets American cultural tropes with its first brick-and-mortar presence.

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This is what a sustainably designed restaurant can get to look like

Hong Kong – The John Anthony restaurant in Hong Kong, designed by Linehouse, is a fine example of sustainable spatial design that doesn’t have to scream its intentions. 

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In the mood for love? Visit this restaurant in Hong Kong

Hong Kong – Hexa, a Cantonese restaurant located in Harbour City, evokes the subtle sensuality of director Wong Kar-wai’s most iconic films. 

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A Work of Substance takes ramen fans inside the belly of the beast

Hong Kong – At Ebisoba Ichigen in Hong Kong, Japanese and Chinese design converge with shrimp-broth ramen in mind.

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Want to link the Hong Kong police to the community? Use wireframe

Hong Kong – Local design studio Ado Culture recreated a tenement building in order to tell the intricate story of a district’s relationship to a former police complex.

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WeWork Hong Kong turns co-workers into neighbours

HONG KONG – NC Design and Architecture design the locally inspired co-working concept with the belief that by engaging with the space, workers will engage with each other.

Skypark by Concrete Architectural Associates. Photos courtesy of the architect
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Residents can escape the city chaos on the Skypark roof terrace by Concrete

HONG KONG – A new clubhouse has opened 28-storeys above the densely-populated district of Mongkok – an area known for its high concentration of bars, clubs and restaurants.

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Nick Leith-Smith: merging shopping experience and local culture for Manolo Blahnik

TOKYO – In more than 30 Manolo Blahnik stores around the world, Nick Leith-Smith translates the local context into a visual dialogue with the brand and its customers.

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Walky Land adds whimsy to India Mahdavi’s romantic and girly Red Valentino aesthetic

HONG KONG – For Red Valentino’s new concept store, India Mahdavi’s pretty-in-pink interior hosts some vibrant wildlife in the Walky Land capsule collection.

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Uber office embraces local juxtaposition of culture and modernity

HONG KONG – Designed by Bean Buro, Uber’s new workspace harmonizes the jangling worlds outside into a structured whole of individual parts.