Open plan living – it’s the go-to for contemporary design, and having a space that’s open to the natural world outside is even more desirable, especially in a city such as Singapore. Wallflower Architecture + Design share their latest approach.
The much-anticipated restoration of this Heritage-listed hotel is complete and what’s resulted is a blend of old world charm and modern day industrial.
The relationship between nature and architecture is clear in this project by ONG&ONG. As well as a sense of natural tactility in the materials, the family home in Singapore has been designed around a ‘colossal’ pre-war Rain Tree that existed on the site.
A Singapore river warehouse dating back to 1895 has been restored as The Warehouse Hotel. Previously a hotbed of secret and undercover goings on, the building is now a striking 37-room destination with an emphasis on heritage and local culture.
A café by day, a bar by night, Noshery by Nosh is a new idyllic getaway that’s reminiscent of a travel lodge and a Balinese holiday destination, with nostalgic and homey accents so guests feel right at home.
“I’m interested in this idea of limitations, whether real or imagined, and how we respond to these,” says Skye Jefferys, an Australian-born artist who now calls Singapore her home. Naomi Russo writes.
Located on a steeply sloping site, the design of 23 Olive Road in Singapore celebrates the spirit of living in a tropical climate where boundaries between exterior and interior spaces are blurred, writes Justin Farmer.