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Luo Jingmei

Escape To The Urban Jungle

Tasked with creating a refined and relaxing occasional house out of this Singapore condo apartment, Parenthesis channelled a Japanese sense of Zen.

Greening, Screening And Ageing Well

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.

Gabriel Tan On Longevity In Design

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.

Taikoo Shing Apartment by Studio Adjective

There are many ways to tackle the constraints of small square footage. Studio Adjective’s clever space planning and use of materials for an apartment in Hong Kong makes an exemplary case study.

History Reinvented In House With A Loggia

This home by RT+Q Architects proves that the works of 16th century Venetian architect Andrea Palladio is more than relevant in the design of a modern house in the tropics.

Luo Jingmei On Habitus House Of The Year

A seasoned architectural writer and former editor, Luo Jingmei shares her unique insights into the Singapore architecture and design scene, and the projects that made the cut for the first ever, Habitus House of the Year initiative.

Return Of The Breeze Block

The humble breeze block was for a time beloved, and then forgotten. In Frame House by Red Bean Architects, its many valuable qualities suitable especially for the tropical climate, are appreciated once again.