Shigeru Ban designs a boutique resort in Karuizawa, Japan, using architecture as a restorative tool and contextualising connections between nature, architecture and its inhabitants.
Referencing the New York roots of the St Regis brand, as well as the iconography of Hong Kong, André Fu creates evocative luxurious interiors for this anticipated new hotel.
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.
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.