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A Cultural Guide To Cafe Design

Whether you take your cappuccino with almond milk or soy, great cafe design ideas are something we can all get behind. Here are the best of the bunch that reflect their local scene to a tee.

Building a Green World One Bamboo Stick at a Time

Vietnamese architect Vo Trong Nghia is becoming known as one of the world’s most sustainable and socially conscious architects, with heavy emphasis on the use of bamboo, which he calls ‘green steel’.

An Eye for Detail

District Eight Design is an office and workshop based in Vietnam that merges design and build. In Habitus issue 26 we meet founder, Australian Darren Chew, to discuss his journey. Here, we enjoy his products, made with careful attention to detail.

An Explosion of Green: Hanoi Renovation by Vo Trong Nghia

‘Greenfall Renovation’ is Vo Trong Nghia Architects’ solution to Hanoi’s urban problems. It’s triangle light well, choice of reflective materials and abundance of greenery combats electricity shortages and flooding, pollution and general lack of green, creating a lush explosion of colour in its busy neighbourhood. Words by Tess Ritchie.