sustainability

December 29, 2021

A sustainable garment manufacturing plant that rehabilitates the poor wetland

A beautiful project has been designed and completed in Guilin, China by Ronald Lu & Partners and is both sympathetic to the landscape and conceived with sustainability at its heart.

December 17, 2021

How four people are making sustainable change

There’s no time like now to celebrate the nation’s best advocates and aficionados of sustainable design. We take a look at the winners of the Sustainability Awards 2021 – and everything they’re doing to champion change in the industry.

November 18, 2021

The Waste Refinery: Beautiful objects made from waste

Running from 6 November 2021 to 16 January 2022 at National Design Centre, the exhibition features 20 international and local creators designing with waste as the starting point.

May 21, 2021

Roger&Sons revitalises the art of woodworking in Singapore

Roger&Sons emphatic approach and eco-conscious philosophy are key to keeping the vanishing trade of woodworking alive in Singapore.

May 18, 2021

5 Minutes With… Álvaro González of Cosentino

Álvaro González, newly appointed Vice President of Cosentino Asia Pacific shares his strategic moves in driving the global architectural surfacing company’s growth in the region.

April 26, 2021

The need to engage with sustainability in hotel design

Sustainable design can encourage deep engagement with a place and its people. In hotel design, it’s time we saw it as an opportunity to be urgently harnessed. Some architects and designers are doing just that.

April 21, 2021

10 incredible projects that nurture nature

From hospitality to residential design, these amazing projects seek to integrate nature within the built environment in a purposeful and respectful manner.

January 19, 2021

R for Repair: Sustainability on a personal note

A new exhibition at Singapore’s National Design Centre cleverly reframes the conversation on sustainability.

October 21, 2020

The 2020 Innovation Summit: A Guide To A Better Future

This November, the Digital Innovation Summit East Asia 2020 will see thought leaders and experts coming together to discuss how we can design a more resilient and sustainable future.

July 29, 2020

Living in the age of environmental enlightenment

In Melbourne, HIP V. HYPE teams up with V-ZUG to deliver four high-performance homes that puts quality of life front and centre.

July 20, 2020

Burwood Brickworks: the retail centre that gives more than it takes

In a new era of climate consciousness, what does it mean to be sustainable? Burwood Brickworks puts forward a proposal for development and design that gives more than it takes, environmentally and socially.

July 2, 2020

Building A Workplace for All

NBBJ have been selected to design the new vivo Headquarters in Shenzhen, China with a 32-storey spiralling tower that integrates nature, health and equal access to amenities.