The R for Repair exhibition shines a timely spotlight on consumerism by showing how cherished but broken objects can be given both new meaning and a fresh lease of life with a bit of ingenuity.
The Singapore Pavilion by WOHA Architects in Dubai features a lush tropical urban landscape and innovative technologies, reflecting the city-state’s vision of becoming a City in Nature.
A tropical rainforest thrives on top of WOHA Architects’ Kampung Admiralty complex which combines community spaces, housing for the elderly, medical facilities, retail, restaurants, and cafes all shared within a single ventilated structure.
WOHA and Patricia Urquiola complete the Singapore’s Oasia Hotel, a sustainable and naturally ventilated tower featuring panoramic sky gardens and topped by an open-air intimate oasis.
Suspended green oases, energy-consumption extensions and wooden high-rises. Sou Fujimoto, Stefano Boeri, Stephan Malka, Big and Carlo Ratti designed verdant skyscrapers for a greener urban future.
SPARK propose beach huts made of discarded plastic collected from the beaches and seas of South East Asia . The colourful pineapple-shaped designs will convey a message in support of sustainable awareness.
How can architects help to improve people’s lives in growing Far East metropolises? Four exhibitions reflect on on a massive challenge that comes packed and piled to the extreme.
“Orator” urban bird nest by Katia Tolstykh features a copper trumpet-like speaker to soothe metropolitan noise with amplified chirps and tweets.
World Architecture Festival Awards: Freedom of the Press Monument by Gustavo Penna Arquiteto & Associados will be reflecting the culture of Brazilian people, based on common sense.
Taylor Cullity Lethlean won the Landscape of the year Award at the World Architecture Festival with a garden that puzzles 100 forests of the world’s most endangered tree species.
Ikea spoofs Apple style to present 2015 on-paper catalogue. “Not a digital book, not a e-book… but a book-book!” says the company design-guru in the viral the ad campaign.
Maison&Objet is ready to fly oversea with two international editions at Marina Bay Sands Expo in Singapore and at the “Gateway” to the Americas: Miami.
Landscape, Heliotropic and Beyond: these are 2014 design keywords according to Maison & Objet trend watchers at the ELSEWHERE exhibition.
Birdhouses architecture? Recent the projects by Nendo, Frederik Roje, Jarrod Lim and Andreu Carulla look deeper into our relationship with Nature and offer a playful and intimate reflection upon our coexistence with other living beings.