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Yearbnb: spending a year in Airbnb apartments throughout Hong Kong
BY KEVIN LYNCH
@ VOL 19
ON JAN 21, 2014
Kevin Lynch, ad man by day and by night, chose a most unusual way to live for a year in Hong Kong. Rather than settling in one place, he decided to get acquainted with the city by staying exclusively in AirBnB accommodations. Roughly midway through, he shared some entertaining snippets about his experience.
"Presentation of the Day" on September 2, 2014.
Aric Chen, Curator of Design and Architecture at the new M+ Museum of Visual Culture in Hong Kong, takes us on a tour of their introductory exhibition at Artistree (Jan-Feb 2014) - "Building M+: The Museum and Architecture Collection" which includes an overview of the collection as well as models of the shortlisted entries for the competition to design the M+ Museum building (scheduled to open 2017).
"Presentation of the Day" on October 23, 2014.
BY KAM CHEONG KWAN
@ VOL 18
ON NOV 30, 2013
Kam Cheong Kwan (KC Kwan) works in a print shop by day, and at night he trawls the back alleys and side streets of Hong Kong, capturing the underbelly of the city where he grew up. When asked about his work, the self-taught street photographer states: "I'm not photographer, I just like taking pictures." His images are raw, gritty snapshots of Hong Kong depicting scenes not seen in tourism promos. (in Cantonese)
BY HUSCHANG POURIAN
@ VOL 17
ON SEP 20, 2013
Huschang Pourian is a German designer based in Hong Kong, Co-Founder and Director of ChowPourianLab. Huschang explains how he strayed from his communication design background to build his first bicycle, ELEKTROKATZE - a new street style bmx / track hybrid.
"Presentation of the Day" on August 26, 2014.
BY KITO SOUSA COUTINHO
@ VOL 17
ON SEP 20, 2013
Kito Sousa Coutinho, a Portuguese acoustic consultant based in Hong Kong, talks about his work and passion: acoustics. He explains the difference between sound and noise, and how to tweak various environments for optimal sound.
"Presentation of the Day" on November 6, 2014.
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