Arts, Exhibitions & Performances, HK Island, Hong Kong

Architecture exhibition: William Lim at ArtisTree

One of my favourite locations to visit in Hong Kong's art world is the ArtisTree space at the One Island East complex. It is an open space with lots of different exhibitions throughout the year - with the majority being related to architecture. The shows I've seen so far include Frank Gehry (2011), Reveal (2014),… Continue reading Architecture exhibition: William Lim at ArtisTree

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Arts, Exhibitions & Performances, HK Island, Hong Kong, Kowloon

Building M+ / The Architecture Collection

The M+ museum (M+ stands for museum and mroe) will showcase visual culture that spans local 20th and 21st century art, design and architecture from China, Asia and beyond. At the M+ exhibition at the ArtisTree I visited a preview of the museum's growing collection of architectural models, drawings, renderings and photographs. It included original… Continue reading Building M+ / The Architecture Collection

Arts, Exhibitions & Performances, HK Island, Hong Kong, Kowloon

Building M+ / The Winning Design

After yesterday's post about the M+ competition, it's time to reveal the winning design. If you don't know this already,Herzog & de Meuron and TFP Farrells were chosen unanimously. The proposed building, which will feature a large, horizontal platform and a thin slab tower, was praised for its simplicity and clean design. Perhaps the design’s… Continue reading Building M+ / The Winning Design

Arts, Exhibitions & Performances, HK Island, Hong Kong, Kowloon

Building M+ / The Competition

Last Sunday was the final day of the Mobile M+ exhibition at ArtisTree in Tai Koo. The exhibition showcased the six proposals that made it to the final stages of the international competition for Hong Kong's new, multidisciplinary museum for visual culture. It featured the winning entry and also some of the future exhibits. M+… Continue reading Building M+ / The Competition

HK Island, Hong Kong

Bank of China building

When I took those pictures and looked at them afterwards, I was convinced they would be about a post on clouds, given the blue sky and reflections. But actually, the more I look at those pictures, the more the architecture of the Bank of China stands out to me. Of course, clouds is one part… Continue reading Bank of China building