In the Assembled House, Park + Associates’ ingenious response to challenging authority regulations results in an engaging, light-filled semi detached house defined by its circulation and layering of internal volumes.
Every aspect of the Grange Garden Apartment – down to the furniture – has been crafted by multidisciplinary designer Gabriel Tan to prioritise light, storage and the occupants’ way of living.
The continuous gush of natural light in Split End House by Mártires Doyle results in a dramatic transformation that encourages residents to experience their home with a completely new outlook.
It seems counter-intuitive, doesn’t it? To make art, or sculpture, out of something intangible? And yet it is widely done. Light Show, opening this Thursday at MCA, explains how. Words by Tess Ritchie.
Taniguchi Aoya Washi, a traditional Japanese paper company located in Tottori Prefecture in western Japan, is the country’s only domestic producer of three-dimensional washi. Nendo use their unique process to create lampshades that play with colour and light.
Brandling Street House, by Elaine Richardson Architects, is a new build in a conservation zone. The result is a light, colourful and open family home. Words by Tess Ritchie.
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.