Art & Culture

The “Disappearing” Buildings in Hong Kong (VI) — 92-year-old Chinese Tenement Stays Sturdy After Truck Crash

Yau Tsim Mong District is the smallest district in Hong Kong. Formerly the two districts – Yau Tsim District and Mong Kok District were combined in 1994 as today’s Yau Tsim Mong District. Hong Kong government developed the south of Public Square Street in Yau Ma Tei since 1876. Station Street (today’s Shanghai Street) and Temple Street were then open …

Doris So - June 21, 2017

Best Places in Hong Kong to Enjoy with Kids

If you are exploring the Internet to find the best places in Hong Kong to go with your kids, this piece of writing can help you. Here I have listed the popular holiday destinations where your kids could not only enjoy, but also learn new things about life. They can get the feel of adventure. They can taste new things. …

Lim Chuwei - May 10, 2017

Useful Tips for Decorating Your Home-working Room

No matter you are a working class or a student, I believe you enjoy working at home remotely because it really has its own perks, like saving traveling time, feeling utterly comfortable since you are in your pajamas and don’t have to care about how you sit or how you look, and having flexible working hours! But if you’ve tried before, you would …

Kiwiana Wong - May 2, 2017

Partying in Hong Kong! – “Warehouses on West Block Party” in Sai Ying Pun

The very first Block Party celebrating culture and community is happening on April 22 at Warehouses on West! The Warehouses on West Block Party will bring you creative workshops, events, and activities to Hong Kong’s coolest corner. Good news for those who love designs and originalities, there’ll be popup stores from local designers Melissa Bui, Pi’a and Handsome Co. Meanwhile, …

Doris So - April 7, 2017

The “Disappearing” Buildings in Hong Kong (V) — Sham Shui Po Downgraded Historic Building

Sham Shui Po is a perfect place for buying electronic parts, cheap products and antiques. In addition to shopping, Sham Shui Po is a place with a high density of old buildings. So, we’ve brought you five valuable historic buildings in Sham Shui Po. 117-125 Nam Cheong Street 117-125 Nam Cheong Street is the largest group of tenement houses in …

Doris So - March 28, 2017

[Hi! Houses] Hong Kong Old Houses X Contemporary Art

Some of the old houses in Hong Kong are conserved in the form of museums that preserve and present the original or period furniture and artifacts inside. People start getting unfamiliar and unconnected to the things that belong to the previous centuries along with the rapid development. The Art Promotion Office presents a project called “Hi! Houses” that aims to make …

Doris So - March 24, 2017

The “Disappearing” Buildings in Hong Kong (IV) – The Not-being-graded Tenement House in Central

120 Wellington Street, Central It is estimated that the tenement at 120 Wellington Street has a long history of 137 years, which becomes the very last existing tenement among the first generation tenements in Hong Kong. Before the tenement being emptied, it was occupied by Wing Wo grocery store, which had been operated for 80 years. As 120 Wellington Street …

Doris So - March 9, 2017