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Did You Miss Our Top Stories?

In case you missed them, here’s a recap of our top 5 stories for the month of October.

BY Janice Seow

November 6th, 2015

#1 A Contemporary Veil HK-hero-4 4N Design Architects have transformed a post-war building on Wellington Street, Central, into a contemporary commercial and residential block that brings variety to the urban fabric of the area. 53W is a 350-square-metre, five-storey commercial and residential block that was completed in the 1960s, and by attaching an aluminium façade to the old concrete structure, 4N Design Architects have given it new life. Read more… #2 Nine Farmhouses Receive A New Lease Of Life 13-2 The picturesque Yangshuo county with its sublime karst peaks, Yulong river and bamboo rafts has long been a lure for backpackers and nature fiends. The latest addition to the slew of hospitality choices is Yun House, a boutique eco-resort based in a cluster of nine farmhouses. Shanghai-based design firm Ares Partners was tasked to spearhead the architectural design and renewal scheme. Read more… #3 Meet Frank Leung At Hong Kong Indesign HKID2015_22Oct-1 As an ambassador of Hong Kong Indesign 2015, Frank Leung, Founder of via architecture limited tells us what he is most looking forward to at the event, which takes place on 19 and 20 November in multiple locations around the city. Read more… #4 2015 Bi-City Biennale for Urbanism/Architecture (Hong Kong) WHS-Columbarium_01-1 Titled “VISIONS 2050 – Lifestyle and the City”, the 2015 Bi-City Biennale for Urbanism/Architecture (Hong Kong) is set to play host to 60 exhibitors coming from the fields of architecture, design, fashion, film and music. The exhibits will be located across the sprawling Kowloon Park in Tsim Sha Tsui, and will be anchored by a central pavilion at the Hong Kong Heritage Discovery Centre. Organised by the Hong Kong Institute of Architects Biennale Foundation, the exhibition will run from 11 December 2015 to 28 February 2016. Read more… #5 The Arctic exhibition at the Hong Kong Design Institute HKDI_Arctic_DifferentialEnclosure_David-A.-Garcia Frigidly cold, expansive and replete with heavy white snow, the Arctic has always been a mystery for many. Organised by the Hong Kong Design Institute, Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education (Lee Wai Lee) and the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, School of Architecture, The Arctic group exhibition in Hong Kong brings us a step closer to understanding this largely untamed region. Read more…