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Tropical Architecture

Desert modernism for the 21st century

Inspired by iconic desert modernist homes, Las Palmas is a home for two in Queensland by Tim Ditchfield Architects that responds to the local climate.

Curated layers

At Tropical Townhouse in southern Vietnam, the layering of simple materials has coalesced in an exquisite home.

Floating forms

Art and architecture come together in ‘The Arc’, a new structure at Green School in Bali, which is literally ‘out of the box’.

A low maintenance tropical escape

Located on a remote island off North Queensland, this simple one-bedroom beach house withstands the elements while being the perfect getaway pad.

Living in a kaleidoscope of light

The paradox of House Under Shadows is that in creating sporadic darkness, the building in fact also does the opposite – it shapes light.

Head in the Clouds, Body in the Casa

Casa Cloud by BOONDESIGN responds skilfully to Bangkok’s terrain and climate to produce a resplendent family home embellished with bespoke elements.

Gwen Tan on how a Home Should Celebrate Life

Gwen Tan is an architect with an illustrious career, designing homes that not only make a statement in their manipulation of form, but also in the way they respond to the owners, “adapting and evolving” over time.