Functional artist Olive Gill-Hille transforms timber remnants into exquisite forms of art; where a respectful approach ensures the material remains as visible as the artists’ hand. Her second solo exhibition – Asymptote – is on now at Gallery Sally Dan-Cuthbert, Sydney.
When Singapore belatedly began to value its built heritage, the traditional shophouse suddenly became much sought-after with some stunning make-overs. Richard Ho, a specialist in conservation projects, previously carried out a beautiful renovation to a shophouse in Penang. Darlene Smyth looks at an equally elegant one in Singapore.