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WOHA cuts garden terraces supported by green columns into Pan Pacific Orchard hotel

November 1, 2023 Amy Peacock 0

Architecture studio WOHA has created a “garden hotel” in Singapore with planted and pool terraces cut into the building’s rectangular form. WOHA described the Pan Pacific Orchard hotel as “a new prototype for high-rise tropical hospitality”, aiming to celebrate nature and offer verdant views to all floor levels. Each terrace has a different theme – beach,

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Serendipitous Home Surrounded by Nature in Singapore

October 19, 2023 HD Staff 0

The owners attained this property by serendipitous circumstances–thankfully missing out on a smaller plot earlier in their search. Measuring 2015 square meters in the heart of a prime residential district in Singapore, the large city home was designed to support a lifestyle that resembles a weekend retreat in a tropical resort clubhouse. Created by Wallflower […]

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Eric Parry Architects staggers “cascade of garden terraces” down Singapore office block

August 23, 2023 Katie Last 0

Sweeping curves and planted terraces feature in this staggered office building which London-based studio Eric Parry Architects has created alongside a Singapore park. Spread across seven floors punctuated by planted gardens and curving balconies, the office block was designed by Eric Parry Architects as the headquarters for Singaporean company Wilmar. It contains laboratories as well

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Toyo Ito completes “largest wooden building in Asia”

July 5, 2023 Lizzie Crook 0

Japanese architect Toyo Ito has completed Gaia, a six-storey business school at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore that is built almost entirely from mass timber. According to Nanyang Technological University (NTU), the 43,500-square-metre development is “the largest wooden building in Asia” in terms of the volume of timber used. Toyo Ito & Associates designed Gaia

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A Home Designed To Make You Forget About Time

February 20, 2023 HD Staff 0

Affectionately named the Forgetting Time House, this 14,000 sq ft home was designed to take you back to that blissful mindset of early childhood when time had no meaning. Created by Architecture + Design, this concept is all about balance. The design alternates between areas of openness and enclosure, lightness and solidity. All in the […]

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SOM unveils design for Singapore’s first supertall skyscraper

October 28, 2022 Ben Dreith 0

American architecture studio SOM has released designs for 8 Shenton Way, a supertall skyscraper in Singapore that will be the city’s tallest and has a design that was informed by bamboo forests. Designs for the 63-storey skyscraper show a stepped structure rising from a plant-filled base, with a series of voids along the facade that

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M Moser Associates transforms historic power station in Singapore into Dyson HQ

October 25, 2022 Jon Astbury 0

International practice M Moser Associates has repurposed a former power station in Singapore to create the global headquarters for technology company Dyson, with interiors blending the station’s industrial heritage with contemporary materials. The transformation provides Dyson with 140,000 square feet (13,006 square metres) of office space. The design was both shortlisted and recently named public

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BIG and Carlo Ratti Associati complete garden-filled CapitaSpring skyscraper in Singapore

September 27, 2022 Lizzie Crook 0

Architecture studios BIG and Carlo Ratti Associati have completed a 280-metre-tall skyscraper in Singapore designed to offer visitors a “seamless transition between the garden and the city”. Located at the heart of Singapore’s financial district, the 51-storey mixed-use CapitaSpring building incorporates large pockets of greenery that are framed by sculptural facade openings. It was designed

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R for Repair London exhibition features “sympathetic” repairs to sentimental objects

September 20, 2022 Jane Englefield 0
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A rattan cast created to protect the damaged wing of a toy puffin and a fractured plate held together with steel staples feature in R for Repair, an exhibition of repaired objects presented at the V&A museum as part of London Design Festival. Curated by Jane Withers and Hans Tan, the exhibition is the second

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Dezeen Agenda newsletter features Heatherwick’s “homely” plans for Changi Airport

September 6, 2022 Rupert Bickersteth 0
Changi Airport's Terminal 5 by KPF and Heatherwick Studio

The latest edition of our weekly Dezeen Agenda newsletter features KPF and Heatherwick Studio’s plans to “redefine what an airport terminal can be”. Subscribe to Dezeen Agenda now! This week, architecture practices Kohn Pedersen Fox and Heatherwick Studio have revealed the first render of Changi Airport’s Terminal 5, which will be the latest addition to the Singapore airport. “Rather than making

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