Encounters Across Cultures: ‘Seeds of Life’ comes to The Upper House

June 21, 2019By The House CollectiveART, CULTURE, HAPPENINGS No Comments

Following a successful launch in Beijing at The Opposite House earlier this year in March, The House Collective’s art programme, ‘Encounters Across Cultures’ made its second stop on this year’s art journey around the four Houses at The Upper House in Hong Kong on 22 May. This year’s programme titled, ‘Seeds of Life’ features multidisciplinary Swiss-born … Read More

A Sustainable Fashion Frenzy at EAST, Miami

April 29, 2019By Swire Hotels SocialART, CULTURE No Comments

Last month, in celebration and to raise awareness of Earth Month, EAST, Miami collaborated with a handful of extremely talented students from Istituto Marangoni, the prestigious school of fashion, art and design. The task was to design and create stylish statement pieces from recycled bed linens, laundry bags, pillow cases, robes and toiletry kits from … Read More

EAST Residences have arrived and are ‘Seeing Things in A New Light’

April 16, 2019By Swire Hotels SocialHAPPENINGS, Uncategorized No Comments

EAST Hong Kong is extremely excited to announce that Taikoo Place Apartments, at 23 Tong Chong Street, will now be managed by EAST Hong Kong and be renamed EAST Residences. As a member of the EAST brand, EAST Residences embraces and encourages the ‘business playground’ spirit of the EAST. With floor-to-ceiling windows and an abundance … Read More

Encounters Across Cultures: ‘Seeds of Life’ at The Opposite House

March 30, 2019By The House CollectiveUncategorized No Comments

Last month, on the 22nd March, The House Collective‘s highly anticipated Art Programme: Encounters Across Cultures, officially landed; with the launch party being held at the programme’s first site, The Opposite House. The Opposite House’s launch party saw Katja Loher’s breathtaking artistic feat, ‘Seeds of Life,’ bring smiles and awe to the faces of Beijing’s … Read More

UpClose at The Upper House

March 29, 2019By The House CollectiveART, CULTURE, HAPPENINGS No Comments

Every month, at The Upper House we host a series of renowned, inspiring people in our Sky Lounge to get personal with listeners. Recently, we’ve had an array of cutting edge artists, advocates, designers and entrepreneurs. Nick Knight Nick Knight, acclaimed British photographer is famous for his provocative, avant-garde visions when it comes to fashion … Read More

ENCOUNTERS ACROSS CULTURES: THE HOUSE COLLECTIVE ART PROGRAMME IS HERE!

March 14, 2019By The House CollectiveART, CULTURE, HAPPENINGS No Comments

Beginning in March 2019, The House Collective will be debuting their first inaugural Art Programme ‘Encounters Across Cultures’. This year, showcasing installations by esteemed Swiss artist, Katja Loher. This year’s exhibition themed ‘Seeds of Life’ opens 22 March 2019 and will run through all four Houses, starting at The Opposite House in Beijing, flowing through The … Read More

International Women’s Day

March 26, 2019By Swire Hotels SocialCULTURE, Uncategorized No Comments

Last month, the 8th March, was International Women’s Day; a day of acknowledgment, respect and appreciation important to men and women collectively around the world. To celebrate International Women’s day, Swire Hotels conducted interviews with some of the women on our staff whom we find inspiring. Each of these women shared with us their experience … Read More

Frasca’s New Executive Chef

March 13, 2019By The House CollectiveCULTURE, EAT, HAPPENINGS No Comments

Frasca, our bustling, modern Italian restaurant at The Middle House, Shanghai, welcomed renowned Italian chef, Marino D’Antonio in January, this year. For Chef D’Antonio, cooking has been his whole life; finding the greatest pleasure in bringing to the table exquisite dishes filled with the heart and soul of Italy, making no compromises for quality. Growing … Read More