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Neo Disheng

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KAIT Plaza is a lesson in freeing architecture from its stereotype

KAIT Plaza is a lesson in freeing architecture from its stereotype

For the students of Kanagawa Institute of Technology, architect Junya Ishigami constructs a new plane of existence, sandwiched between sky and earth.

The role of design in nurturing children

The role of design in nurturing children

In the last decade, a growing spotlight on early childhood education has birthed a more diverse conversation about how to best nurture our young ones. What role does design play in this dialogue and how can it further the agenda of a richer, more holistic education?

The Design Technology Odyssey Of HASSELL’s Xavier De Kestelier

The Design Technology Odyssey Of HASSELL’s Xavier De Kestelier

After reaching the final stages of NASA’s 3D-Printed Habitat Challenge for Mars, Xavier De Kestelier, Principal and Head of Design Technology and Innovation at HASSELL, shares his thoughts on the latest computational and technological tools in the design studio.

Positive Interconnectivity: Overlapping Artworks By teamLab At New Digital Art Museum In Tokyo

Positive Interconnectivity: Overlapping Artworks By teamLab At New Digital Art Museum In Tokyo

520 computers, 470 projectors, 10,000 square metres of space – a new digital art museum in Tokyo by teamLab and Mori Building presents an unprecedented world of complex spaces.

A Capsule Hotel And Sauna That Creates The Optimal °C

A Capsule Hotel And Sauna That Creates The Optimal °C

A sauna and a nap? Schemata Architects renovate a capsule hotel in Tokyo, introducing sauna amenities and finding a no-nonsense retro aesthetic to unite the two functions.

SMA254 by SMA Studio: Open-Ended Space

SMA254 by SMA Studio: Open-Ended Space

Young architecture practice SMA Studio uses a light steel framework to facilitate programmatic adaptability and vertical spatial continuity in a challenging Hanoi neighbourhood.

Container Entertainers

Container Entertainers

Seoul-based creative agency Urbantainer is one of Korea’s go-to companies for container architecture and experience design. We find out how shipping containers can be used to promote emotional experiences.

A Garden Catalyst

A Garden Catalyst

How significant can the ripple effect be when city infrastructure is reconsidered with networked thinking? In Cubes 88, MVRDV and Ben Kuipers demonstrate with Seoullo 7017 Skygarden.

Lane 189 by UNStudio: Ahead of the Curve

Lane 189 by UNStudio: Ahead of the Curve

Known as an innovator in developing the relationship between digital technology and architecture, UNStudio explores the formal complexity and a deep integration of facade and interior space in a Shanghai shopping mall Lane 189. Neo Disheng writes for Cubes 87.

Masquerade of the Terrace House

Masquerade of the Terrace House

RT+Q Architects create an intermediate terrace house that could easily pass off as a detached house.