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Tadao Ando: The Quiet Icon

Following almost five decades of iconic design, Belinda Aucott speaks to Tadao Ando from his Studio Oyodo in Osaka, about how he continues to impart his vision.


The Kasturi On Chendor Beach, Malaysia, Is Not Just A Resort

For Hijjas and Angela Kasturi, bringing architecture, culture and conservation together is their passion. With The Kasturi, a 5-Star beach resort on the east coast of Malaysia, they have achieved the seemingly impossible – combining luxury and authenticity.

Designing For The Beauty Of Everyday Life

Based on the principal theme of a renowned Korean novel, finding beauty in the ordinary was the essence of local studio Rieuldorang Atelier’s design thinking for the design of Manhwaricano House – a home surrounded by typical Korean countryside scenery.

Anonym Studio: Allowing Their Work To Do The Talking

With each new clients comes a new relationship to nurture, encourage and provide for. Habitus speaks to fledgling, Bangkok-based design studio Anonym on their developing residential portfolio and increasing international attention.

Shine On, You Crazy Diamond

Sophia Watson lifts the veil on luminary architect and academic Lindsay Johnston, a brilliantly performative designer using architecture as a medium to express his personal, nomadic experiences and his cheeky, rebellious character.

The Habitus Family Album

Picked from the pages of the latest issue, welcome to the very first Habitus Family Album. Stephen Todd has collected highly personal, never before seen, photographs of some of the region’s most acclaimed architects and designers. Each photo captures a moment in time that had an influential effect on their resulting careers. How many of our industry’s icons can you recognise without the key?

Planning For Perfection

The founder of residential construction company Futureflip spent 14 years finessing the design of his home. The result is a structure that defies expectations.

The IKEA x HAY Collection Is Here

The highly anticipated Hay collection for Ikea has finally hit the Asia Pacific. Habitus South East Asia editor Janice Seow speaks directly to Rolf Hay about the wide range of new products specifically designed for modern lifestyles.