Articles tagged Asia

Zhuang is a Singapore-based writer and researcher. He has written extensively about design and urban life in Singapore, including two books, Independence: The History of Graphic Design in Singapore since the 1960s and By Design: Singapore.

Justin Zhuang on why Singapore architects need to create a more equitable partnership with their builders

Singapore – Zhuang, a writer and researcher, asks Singapore architects to bridge the divide with the migrant workforce that constructs their designs, making the city more livable …


This Seoul cosmetics concept store wants to re-ignite Asia’s affinity with K-Beauty

Seoul – Villa de Mûrir provides shopping and makeup services – as well as a production studio for YouTubers and a café – aimed at energising the slowing South Korean beauty …

IPARK towers by UNStudio. Photos Edmon Leong, Rohspace and Hyundai

UNStudio dresses up IPark towers to the nines

DAEGU – Get those smartphones up on drones for the newest Instagram-friendly architecture.


UXUS revamps Wrangler’s iconic American heritage for stores in the Asian Pacific

BANGKOK – With offices in both Amsterdam and New York, design agency UXUS merges art and design to create immersive retail experiences. The firm’s latest project has adapted the iconic American …

Fred Perry's latest flagship store just opened its doors in Bangkok's EmQuartier Mall.

Once again, Buckley Gray Yeoman visually defines Fred Perry's identity

BANGKOK – Fred Perry's second store in Southeast Asia, which just opened its doors in the Thai capital, is an evolving melting pot of luxury brands.

The contrast between traditional and innovative elements are highlighted with cove illumination.

Loke Thye Kee Residences by Ministry of Design

Design studio MOD was commissioned to fuse contemporary living with the charm of pre-war shophouses in Malaysia with a project of luxury residences.

After a pilgrimage to witness Cistercian abbeys and modern churches throughout France first hand, Japanese architect Yasui Hideo turned his spiritual experiences and newfound ideas into a religious building.

Ailereve Chapel by Yasui Hideo Atelier

Japanese architect Yasui Hideo turned his spiritual experiences and newfound ideas into a religious building in Kochi, Japan.

The school replaces an earlier structure that was severely damaged in a typhoon.

High School Tazin by Ackermann & Raff

TAZIN – A small school becomes an example of sustainable building in Ayeyarwady region of Myanmar.

The latest episode of Rebel Architecture shows how post-disaster reconstruction merges vernacular architecture with disaster-proof techniques.

Rebel Architecture: A Traditional Future

PAKISTAN – The upcoming episode of Rebel Architecture shows Yasmeen Lari merge disaster-proof techniques with vernacular architecture.

Moriyuki Ochiai Architects’ design brings the dark cave-like interior to life.

Light Cave

Step inside this long, narrow restaurant/bar in Tokyo, and you may be forgiven for thinking you’ve travelled in time to a swanky eatery in a futuristic Stone Age.


Beijing’s Hongkun Art Gallery features arches altering in size and orientation.

Hongkun Art Gallery / Art Arcadion by Penda

Stand outside the new Hongkun Art Gallery/Art Arcadion, and you’re faced with a monolithic white façade that rises above the rest of the stone building to create a solid exterior of right angles. …

The house opens up to its surroundings and fosters social interactions.

House I by Hiroyuki Shinozaki Architects

TOCHIGI – Tucked away down a dead-end street in a quiet residential area, Hiroyuki Shinozaki carried out the design of a house featuring large combined spaces.

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