Designed for a couple who commute daily from Malabe to the centre of Colombo for work, Casa De Silva is a tranquil escape from the hustle and bustle of Sri Lanka.
Striated House by Sri Lanka’s Palinda Kannangara Architects embraces natural elements for sustainable cooling and clever privacy measures to make this tropical Colombo residence a secluded retreat.
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.
Room by Room and Bones Studio deliver a new take on a traditional Queenslander for a family looking for an improved indoor-outdoor living experience.
A series of striking concrete forms create a sense of privacy from the street, while wrapping a tranquil fishpond and courtyard at the centre of this home in Indonesia.
Ostensibly retired, Hijjas Kasturi remains a defining figure in Malaysian architecture – for his iconic buildings and for the cultural and environmental philanthropy of he and his Australian wife, Angela.
The new age of bamboo construction is ushering in the transformation of the humble tropical plant from a decorative element to a sustainable structural material of the future.