Tropical Architecture

June 16, 2022

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’.

January 31, 2022

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.

January 19, 2022

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.

November 10, 2021

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.

October 13, 2021

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 work, Casa De Silva is a tranquil escape from the hustle and bustle of Sri Lanka.

October 12, 2021

Envelope House

The Multi-Generational House

October 5, 2021

Palinda Kannangara Architects Conceives a Secluded Tropical Home

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.

September 29, 2021

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.

September 27, 2021

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 a family looking for an improved indoor-outdoor living experience.

February 22, 2021

RJ House Wraps A Courtyard With Stacked Concrete Boxes

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.

October 7, 2020

Hijjas Kasturi Is A Restless Type

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.

May 19, 2020

Stiletto House Is Fluent In The Future Of Form

In response to a fanciful brief for a residence with wow factor, EHKA Studio in Singapore designed an avant-garde abode that defies the status quo.