Hong Kong articles


Does the future of shopping malls depend on top galleries and extraordinary restaurants?

Hong Kong – CL3 Architects designed H Queen's, a Hong Kong shopping mall housed in an austere glass tower that's completely allocated for art galleries and restaurants.


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. 


Into digital fashion? These St-W 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.


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.


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. 


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. 


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.


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.


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

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.


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.


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.