House With An Atrium

In a quiet Queenstown neighbourhood, a family house by RT+Q Architects defies the disadvantages of its site and poses creative solutions to bring light and air into its interior spaces. Olha Romaniuk writes.

Building Family Ties

RT+Q Architects bring light, space and a family together in a semi-detached residence that makes the most of its site. Olha Romaniuk writes.

5 Exhibits To See At The Singapore International Photography Festival

The Singapore International Photography Festival (SIPF) returns from 19 August to 13 November 2016 with a string of exhibitions, events and public programmes held at various venues around town, including six train stations.


Atri Siregar walks the halls of the inaugural Art Stage fair in Jakarta and tells us what caught her eye.

Defining Grey Areas

Architology introduces quiet drama to a family apartment home while fulfilling the objective to create both a family home and a master suite for two. Yvonne Xu writes.

Nostalgic, Modern and Ethical

Designed and made in Malaysia, the String collection by Kuala Lumpur-based furniture and accessories brand Kedai Bikin continues the heritage of vernacular, retro furniture with reinvented details for modern living.

Designing Hong Kong’s Coffee Culture

The Elephant Grounds coffee shop in Wan Chai has navigated Hong Kong’s stringent planning laws and unpredictable weather to create a community café that opens up to the street. Rik Glauert writes.

A Hillside Escape In Koh Samui

Located in the northeast of Thai island, Koh Samui, Samujana is an estate of villas that overlooks a coral cove.

Communal Living In Tokyo

In downtown Tokyo, a renovated apartment designed by Masatoshi Hirai Architects Atelier features an open living space for a family of four to spend more time together. Joanna Kawecki writes.

Arflex Finds Its New Home At Space

Space Furniture is now the exclusive retailer of Italian brand Arflex in Singapore. Expect to see popular classics like Strips by Cini Boeri and newer designs such as Jules and Mangold by Claesson Koivisto Rune.

Iittala X Issey Miyake: Welcome to The Fold

Two Grand Houses of ageless design invite us to treasure the joy of everyday rituals. The forthcoming Iittala X Issey Miyake Collection celebrates the serenity of daily life.

The Ripple Effect

The Ripple Hotel takes Hangzhou’s boutique hotel scene to the next level. Christie Lee writes.

A Restaurant In Acrylic

Japanese architectural firm Kengo Kuma & Associates partitions a restaurant with acrylic tubes and artificial flowers in Sendai, Japan. Joanna Kawecki writes.

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