Based on the principles of vastu shastra, Chavvi House is designed to accentuate the positive and eliminate the negative to bring good vibrations for a happy, prosperous life.
With the recent launch of Gone Troppo, the eye-catching collection inspired by the Australian landscape, we talk to Julie White about creativity, nature and formed her signature style.
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.
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.
By re-inventing tropical architecture to fit a modern context, architect Aamer Taher has endowed a resort-like appeal on this four-level bungalow in Singapore. At the same time, says Madhavi Tumkur, he has ensured that it is also a home to three generations of residents.