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Singapore

A Peranakan-Style Apartment Finds Its Place In Singapore

The Peranakan style, with its blend of Chinese and Malay influences, carries a distinct allure that has stood the test of time. With this apartment, Linear Space Concepts has combined traditional Peranakan elements with new ideas to create a gorgeous home that stands out from the rest.

Indoor Outdoor Spaces At One With Nature

How can living with nature be a seamless, problem-free experience? Formwerkz Architects demonstrates this with the Verandah House where the humble terrace plays the main part in uniting indoor and outdoor.

The Beauty Of A Brick Wall

HYLA Architects find the balance between porosity and privacy in the design of an inter-terrace house in Singapore.

For Gabriel Tan, Time Is Of The Essence

Product designer Gabriel Tan thinks designers should spend more time with their clients and manufacturers. For him, this approach, coupled with a desire for timelessness in design, has led to the creation of an endearing portfolio of products.

Enclosed Living, Open Design

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.

A Home built around Gatherings and a Rain Tree

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.