, TATE Dining Room and Bar is a , square foot venue split over two floors on Hong Kong s Hollywood Road in the heart of Sheung Wan a historical neighbourhood The ground floor is a gallery style cake shop named Poem, from which stairs lead to a first floor foyer area and then a dining area.
Mar , Located in Sai Kung, this particular village house fits that model it features the standard , square feet of interior space spread over three floors, each floor a rectangle What sets it apart, however, is its unique design the result of a thoughtful collaboration with Architectural Project Unit (APU).
world map of engineered solid hardwood flooring From its humble beginning, Ekowood has spread its wings and the company s products are now sold all across the globe Ekowood has taken bold steps by setting up overseas subsidiaries and offices in USA, Spain, Luxembourg, France and Hong Kong backed by seven
, How a Hong Kong microflat made outside living a sight for sore eyes Finding an apartment with a private outdoor space in a centrally located part of Hong Kong is no mean feat Which is The engineered wood flooring throughout the apartment was HK per square foot from Top Floor Engineering.
, They constructed the residence from panels of engineered pine wood and named it Houten Herenhuis, which means wooden house A two storey window cut through it provides views across the city from a split level living room on the third floor and a combined kitchen diner on the level below Window
, The tubular structure made using engineered tulip wood curved to lift both ends off the ground, and was touted as the first project in the world to use New and Old Post earthquake reconstruction and demonstration project of Guangming Village, Zhaotong, China, by The Chinese University of Hong Kong.
, internal documents from LL, that LL has uncovered noncompliance at certain factories that were inspected by TPC , which is SGS Hong Kong Limited, (see here) Although LL has pulled all laminates from China, engineered hardwood makes up another large category of Chinese sourced products.
, Berensson proposes that the storey structure could be made from cross laminated timber (CLT), a type of engineered wood made from sections of laminated From the outside, one can count the floors by reading the facade and from the inside you will be reminded what floor you are on just like in the
, The brash shininess of the copper fittings stands out against walls and floors in different shades of concrete These industrial textures of metal and concrete are complemented by the use of wood The tables and chairs and the central bar island are all fitted in light and dark unfinished timber Dongli brewery.
, British firm Farrells has carved a large opening into the zinc clad roof of its swimming pool complex in Hong Kong to offer outdoor bathers bay views in zinc panels, narrows from the widest part of the site to forms a tail at the narrower end, while the sides curve down around the upper floor of the building.
, Peruvian architecture firm Llama Urban Design has built a wooden house that connects two sides of a tree covered valley in Ontario, forming a bridge Bridgehouse is nestled in between two large mounds of earth, suspended above the forest floor Its main structure is formed from Glulam engineered
, Here, Wang Tse, Co founder and Director of Campfire, tell us how they have used design to capture the attention and attendance of Hong Kong s We challenged Studio Cassells to maximise possible space for collaboration and for private discussions, yet to provide an open floor plan for events all while
, A storey building proposed for Portland has received the go ahead from planners and will become the USA s first high rise wooden structure The mixed use tower will include retail space on the ground floor, five storeys of offices, and another five of studio, one and two bedroom apartments totalling
, Architects in China are turning to bamboo as a cheap and sustainable material, according to Dylan Baker Rice, principal at Hong Kong studio Affect T It is of note as a symbolic element in decorative aspects of the house such as visual screens and woven floor and ceiling matting Signifying strength and
, Meanwhile Candace Campos of ID Interiors Design the brains behind the design for Hong Kong F amp B spaces NEO, NOM, Tate and Fatty Crab was responsible for the interiors The rooms are compact but fresh and warm, with herringbone wood floors and a mix of contemporary and vintage furnishings.
Mar , The tallest block will have a concrete core containing the lifts and stairs, but be surrounded by a wooden post and beam structure Floors and walls will be made from cross laminated timber (CLT) a type of engineered wood that provides greater strength than traditional timber The huge wooden structure
, The product making this new breed of massive timber structures possible is cross laminated timber an engineered wood consisting of laminated timber He was also behind the UK s first CLT building, and is now working with Japanese architect Shigeru Ban on a structure featuring CLT floor slabs.
, Education First (EF) tasked CL Architects to give their Hong Kong office a facelift Aside from physical needs, EF now occupies an entire floor rather than half of it The world famous Swedish educational institute also wanted the revamped space to reflect the transformation of their Hong Kong office from a
, Apollo s utterly mad supercar, the Intensa Emozione, was recently filmed on the streets of Hong Kong where the driver decided a few quick burnouts were in order It s also one of the few times we ve heard the supercar running, and the closest we ve gotten to hear the throttle mashed to the floor.
, Hysan Place is a mixed use retail and office tower located in the heart of Hong Kong s prime shopping mecca, Causeway Bay The tower Also the use of more expensive but stronger engineered wood products (eg laminated framing members, floor and roof trusses) can result in the use of less material.
, The boundaries between art and design were blurred at a group exhibition at Lanson Place Hotel Hong Kong While often displayed next to each other in a traditional Chinese home, porcelain and wood are rarely combined in the same piece of design it s a challenge the Shanghai based brand is
, AIA Hong Kong held its annual Honors Awards ceremony and reception on Wednesday tember, recognising the design efforts of AIA member for Unbuilt Project Sustainable Design Award is the Timber Scooper, dreamed up by Upscaling Operations Ltd as a way of treating recycled wood.