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Felicia Toh

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The Instagrammable Beta Cinema breaks away from traditional cinema design

The Instagrammable Beta Cinema breaks away from traditional cinema design

A trip to the cinema in Ho Chi Minh City is not just a matter of viewing the latest blockbuster these days. There is also the chance to enjoy the cinema itself – through a design that takes colour and landmark references to another level entirely.

#ConstructionDeclares Singapore

#ConstructionDeclares Singapore

Singapore architects and engineers join the declaration of environmental crisis and commit to positive action.

TA.LE Architects Revamp The Nordic European Centre For Today’s Workforce

TA.LE Architects Revamp The Nordic European Centre For Today’s Workforce

TA.LE Architects have breathed new life into Ascendas-Singbridge’s 19-year-old Nordic European Centre and transformed it into a workplace that addresses the needs of the millennial workforce.

Three Approaches To Workplace Design By M Moser

Three Approaches To Workplace Design By M Moser

Through these offices in Shanghai, Hangzhou and Hong Kong, M Moser presents three approaches that cut on the edge of workplace innovation.

Turenscape: Creating Sponge Cities

Turenscape: Creating Sponge Cities

Dr Yu Kongjian, the founder of multi-disciplinary design and engineering firm Turenscape, is a leader in the development of landscapes that combat flooding while repairing ecological damage and winning hearts.

Y Home: A Beautiful Work Of Restraint And Reduction By Office ZHU

Y Home: A Beautiful Work Of Restraint And Reduction By Office ZHU

This Shanghai apartment by Office ZHU confronts the notion that interior design is like fashion and fast-moving consumer products. How? With careful restraint and sophisticated simplicity.

A Warm Workspace Welcome: The Toll Office By Geyer

A Warm Workspace Welcome: The Toll Office By Geyer

Honest, open and warm, Geyer’s striking seven-storey office for Toll Global Logistics in Tuas steers clear from the opulence in favour of a variety of comfortable work settings that promote wellness.

5 Mins With… Studio Symbiosis

5 Mins With… Studio Symbiosis

Founders of emerging multi-disciplinary practice Studio Symbiosis Amit and Britta Gupta talk about cross-culture practice and the importance of practising at different scales.

Lighting Planners Associates on Light, Technology and Nature

Lighting Planners Associates on Light, Technology and Nature

Nearly three decades of lighting design practice and research inform Lighting Planners Associates’ robust approach to the possibilities of lighting for architecture and beyond. Always, a sense of the natural prevails.

Game On! A Gym For Serious Fitness Seekers

Game On! A Gym For Serious Fitness Seekers

The interior of Virgin Active Tanjong Pagar by Orbit Design Studio combines reflective mirrored ceilings, bold colours and supergraphics that set the mood for an intensive workout.

An Industrial Space for an Emotional Experience

An Industrial Space for an Emotional Experience

It is often argued that good design arises as a response to its context. In the case of the Wedding Chapel in Eunos, design studio LLx addressed an industrial context by way of stark counterpoint.

Red Bean Architects: Seeding Change

Red Bean Architects: Seeding Change

The rigorous approach of Red Bean Architects is precipitating an evolutionary architectural practice and aspirations to effect change at the city scale. Felicia Toh writes for Cubes Indesign.