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September 21, 2023

Wood experts draw out a new blueprint for a low-carbon future

Industry thought leaders attending the American Hardwood Export Council (AHEC) 26th Southeast Asia and Greater China Convention have outlined the role of wood in securing a sustainable future. Here’s what you need to know.

August 31, 2023

Making Beauty World the green urban village of Bukit Timah

Upcoming residential developments, an integrated transport hub, a new community building and more nature attractions are part of the rejuvenation plan for Beauty World. What impact do these have on the community and real estate?

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“Workplace and learning space design have more in common than you think”: CDA International

CDA International weigh in on the need for agile and versatile offices and classrooms. They delve into suitable fit-outs that can cater to the changing and varied requirements of users within both these contexts.

April 11, 2023

How biodiversity design could benefit Vietnam’s tourism industry 

Vietnam is yet to adopt green buildings and sustainability at the same pace as the rest of the world. GroupGSA Vietnam Studio Leader and architect Thien Duong posits that the growing resorts and hotel sector is one area where designing for biodiversity can have enormous benefits, and show developers how it can be achieved locally.

February 28, 2023

10 key drivers shaping workplace design in Asia 

Insights and predictions for what work will look like in Asia for 2023 and beyond.

January 11, 2023

How do we achieve the net zero target by 2040?

Interiors have a significant embodied carbon footprint and their churn rate is much greater than base buildings. Dr Caroline Noller of The Footprint Company lays out the situation.

December 28, 2022

8 hospitality trend predictions for 2023

WATG’s Strategy Director and Wimberly Interiors’ global designers’ predict eight trends in today’s evolving hospitality industry.

September 22, 2022

Lighting design that helps humanise the office

How can lighting design help us create human workspaces and harmonise spatial functionality? Willow Aliento reports.

July 19, 2022

American Standard Design Catalyst: Ideas, insights and trends on wellness

Thought leaders from the Asia Pacific region come together to inspire the future with purposeful design through a one-day webinar.

June 15, 2022

Is the clubhouse the next workspace and learning space?

What is the purpose of a clubhouse? COMODO Interior & Furniture Design gives new meaning to this social space through its Artisan Garden Clubhouse project.

June 10, 2022

How the community can help architects design better neighbourhoods

Two Hong Kong design practices are encouraging people to take a pause and appreciate the spatial qualities of their local neighbourhoods.

May 25, 2022

Design Conversation: Sustainable development in the furniture industry

What can be done to reduce the environmental impact of the furniture industry? Three industry professionals share their thoughts, initiatives, and aspirations for a greener industry..

May 9, 2022

How can privately owned public space transform our cities?

From 1960s New York when private developers were incentivised to create civic space in the public realm, to today: where POPS tread a fine line between the private and the public. Denton Corker Marshall looks at how we can bridge the two.