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Olha Romaniuk

Olha Romaniuk

A design studio manager and an avid enthusiast of all things creative, Olha merges her love for architecture and design with her passion for writing by regularly contributing to international publications like Habitus and Indesign. A wanderer at heart, she takes inspiration from her frequent travels and enjoys discovering hidden design gems that fuel her creative inspiration at work and at home.

Stories By Olha

Tropic Wonder; A Bamboo Exposé

The new age of bamboo construction is ushering in the transformation of the humble tropical plant from a decorative element to a sustainable structural material of the future.

Shanghai Manor Chic

The St. Regis in Shanghai’s trendy Jing’An district unveils a contextually rooted, contemporary interpretation of a traditional Shanghai manor house typology.

Finding Luxury In Minimalism

Hotel Bocage, designed by Thai architect Duangrit Bunnag, delivers a refined vision of simplicity to Hua Hin’s waterfront.

Inside A 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.