Tag Archives: City

Light and space in the city

Space is the key word when it comes to an inner Melbourne project by NTF Architecture, known as Bluff. The Hawthorn East build was a renovation that saw the limitations of many old houses – low ceilings, small rooms, no flow to the outdoors – overcome with some modern style and contemporary sensibilities. Originally a… Read More »

CDC issues travel guidelines for Hong Kong after second coronavirus-related death in the city

A customer has his temperature taken during a screening outside a Cafe de Jargor restaurant during its first day of operations in Hong Kong, China, on Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020. Chan Long Hei | Bloomberg Getty Images The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued new guidelines on Wednesday for American travelers to Hong Kong… Read More »

China locks down city of 11 million people at epicenter of deadly coronavirus outbreak

BEIJING — China is putting on lockdown a city of 11 million people considered the epicenter of the new coronavirus outbreak that has killed 17 and infected nearly 600 people, as health authorities around the world work to prevent a global pandemic. The previously unknown coronavirus strain is believed to have emerged late last year… Read More »

Putting entire Canadian city under quarantine to contain virus inconceivable, unenforceable: expert

Placing an entire city under quarantine to prevent the spread of a virus is inconceivable, unenforceable and ineffective — and in Canada would be against the law, experts say. Steven Hoffman, a professor of global health, law and political science at York University, said he was shocked when he heard China had shut down Wuhan,… Read More »