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    Bizhouse – cool new way to work and live

    Curious to know how you transform a Tong Lau – an old tenement style building in Hong Kong – into a contemporary space for people wanting to work from home? Discover how Hong Kong design studio Bean Buro rose to the challenge.

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    Take 2: how a rethink and redesign produced an award-winning mall

    When Lead8’s Claude Touikan first took on the award-winning MixC Shenzhen Bay retail project, construction had been underway for six months. But client China Resources wanted a new approach, so the original plans were discarded and the Hong Kong studio was called in to design a “super high-end” mega mall.

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    A sake restaurant true to its origins

    When it comes to Japanese sake, there is one place that aficionados regard above all others – Nadagogo near Kobe city in Hyogo Prefecture. So when Hong Kong studio Design East was asked to design a sake-focused Japanese restaurant for the Wyndham Grand in Shenzhen, Nadagogo soon emerged as the name and theme.

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    Towering buildings and aspirations

    As a child growing up in Hong Kong, Florence Chan was always fascinated by the tall buildings that surrounded her. Two decades on, the accomplished architect and A&D Awards 2020 judge can list some of the most iconic skyscrapers in China and Hong Kong on her resume of projects.

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    Be bold and brave if you want to win, say our judges

    Your best chance of success in the A&D Awards 2020 is to break out of the ordinary with brave and bold ideas. That’s the view of several members of this year’s powerhouse judging panel, who themselves have earned some of the industry’s biggest accolades.

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    Creating an opulent sanctuary in the heart of the city

    When Alexandra Byrne looked at the dynamic, crystalline façade of the four-level townhouse in downtown Hong Kong, she knew she needed to design an equally striking and contemporary interior, leveraging the crystal theme. The result is a stunning and opulent sanctuary in the heart of the city.

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    Here’s cheers to Myron’s growing design portfolio

    When it comes to bars and restaurants, Myron Kwan is in his element. The mainland Chinese-born designer has collaborated on F&B projects with influential developers and leading hotel groups, such as Marriott, Intercontinental and Mandarin Oriental, across Asia and beyond.

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