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Cubes Indesign: Issue 67 Out Now

The latest issue of Cubes Indesign features projects like W Architects’ The Oliv, the new Credit Suisse office in Singapore, as well as a look at landscape architecture firm Salad Dressing’s practice.

Cubes Indesign Issue 67 is out


BY Janice Seow

14 April, 2014


It’s always interesting for us to come across people who think of things differently, offer fresh perspectives to counter what we’ve been used to. Fortunately for us, this issue of Cubes Indesign has its fair share of perspective-changing projects and conversations.

W Architects' The Oliv in Issue 67 of Cubes Indesign
A series of origami-like terraces defines W Architects’ design of The Oliv, our cover project for Cubes Indesign Issue 67

Most significantly, W Architects navigates Singapore’s building regulations with great aplomb in The Oliv. The premium condominium interprets rules on communal decks in a most ingenious way that benefits both developer and occupants, while giving rise to a most unexpected formal expression.

HASSELL's design of the Credit Suisse Campus at ONE@Changi City
Credit Suisse’s ONE@Changi City campus designed by HASSELL is a sophisticated take on agile workspaces

On the corporate front, Credit Suisse’s campus at ONE@Changi City pushes the idea of agile, collaborative workspaces to its extremes. Designed by HASSELL, the office is the result of a series of in-depth trial roll-outs and engagement with staff members.

Paola Navone designs a sensorial wonderland for Como Hotels' Point Yamu
Como Hotels’ Point Yamu features designer Paola Navone’s penchant for highly textured and sensorial spaces

Other projects featured in this issue include a simple but elegant multi-generational home by Tan & Tsakonas Architects, a shophouse designed by OX:D and The Design Abode, as well as Como Hotel’s Point Yamu in Phuket by Paola Navone.

A snapshot of Salad Dressing's office
We visit Salad Dressing’s office and find out more about Chang Huaiyan’s green agenda

In our regular feature of design firms, we turn the spotlight on landscape architecture firm Salad Dressing and its principal Chang Huaiyan. Learn about how an encounter with master garden designer Made Wiyaja when Chang was an architecture student changed the course of his career.

Also making an appearance in this issue are Jaya Ibrahim, Carlo Urbinati, as well as local design heros Kelley Cheng and Adib Jalal. All this and more in this issue of Cubes Indesign.

 

Note by Managing Editor Rachel Lee-Leong


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