Tropical Architecture

Living in a kaleidoscope of light

The paradox of House Under Shadows is that in creating sporadic darkness, the building in…

Head in the Clouds, Body in the Casa

Casa Cloud by BOONDESIGN responds skilfully to Bangkok’s terrain and climate to produce a resplendent…

Tropical Modernism and Passive Design Combine in Casa de Silva

Designed for a couple who commute daily from Malabe to the centre of Colombo for…

Palinda Kannangara Architects Conceives a Secluded Tropical Home

Striated House by Sri Lanka’s Palinda Kannangara Architects embraces natural elements for sustainable cooling and…

Gwen Tan on how a Home Should Celebrate Life

Gwen Tan is an architect with an illustrious career, designing homes that not only make…

Room by Room and Bones Studio Revamp a Traditional Queenslander

Room by Room and Bones Studio deliver a new take on a traditional Queenslander for…

RJ House Wraps A Courtyard With Stacked Concrete Boxes

A series of striking concrete forms create a sense of privacy from the street, while…

Hijjas Kasturi Is A Restless Type

Ostensibly retired, Hijjas Kasturi remains a defining figure in Malaysian architecture – for his iconic…

Stiletto House Is Fluent In The Future Of Form

In response to a fanciful brief for a residence with wow factor, EHKA Studio in…

The Metamorphosis Of Tropical Modernism

Architect Alexis Dornier has created a utopian weekender in Ubud, Indonesia and, in doing so,…

A Tropical Oasis For Working Expats In Bali

Ruang Tekuni, designed by DDAP Architect, has a tropical and homey feel for digital nomads…