Biophilic design may be trending but for HYLA Architects, it has always been an integral part of design in the tropics. This house in Jalan Harom Setangkai, Singapore, is a fine showcase of such an affinity.
Within contemporary urban settings, architects and designers are working to redefine and challenge the preconceived concept of what a family home really means.
Some architects choose to view site constraints such as size, orientation, rigid briefs and budgets as welcome challenges. Here are Habitus’ favourites from the year that was.
Join us as we reflect on the residential projects covered in 2018 that display a genuine connection to the coastal site upon which they sit, using architecture and design to complement nature’s finest work – rather than compete with it.
From 400 entries down to one, here is the best living space in Asia Pacific according to an international jury of design and architecture greats.
If you missed the INDE.Awards gala evening revealing the winners to the our region’s premier architects and design awards program, or had too much fun to remember all the finer details, fear not. Here, we’ve published the full list of winners and honourable mentions.
At the hands of HYLA Architects and in the words of Yvonne Xu, Siglap Plain in Singapore’s east stands out as a beautiful construct that balances the need for connection and privacy.