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Produce’s pursuit of discovery

For INDE.Awards 2019 The Studio winner Produce, design is inseparable from fabrication. It is not a studio built on an established category, rather it runs and thrives on the pursuit of discovery.

Neri&Hu creates a moment of pause

Neri&Hu inserted a dramatic courtyard into a rigid structure creating a moment of tranquillity at Alila Bangsar – a hotel sandwiched between Kuala Lumpur’s old and new.

Online offline: AIM Architecture’s retail journey for Harmay

Designed by AIM Architecture, online cosmetic brand Harmay’s first brick-and-mortar store in Hong Kong is a curious, delightful counterpoint to the transactional straightforwardness of online shopping.

Rendering copyright Brick Visuals, courtesy of Snøhetta.

Snøhetta to design Shanghai Grand Opera House

Featuring a dramatic roof space that unfolds like a fan, Snøhetta’s winning proposal for the Shanghai Grand Opera House generates surface and space designed to engender a sense of public ownership.

World furniture history lessons from 8 brands at Salone 2019

From Bond a villain’s favourite seat to timeless classics with updated and expanded finishes, here our pick of the best reissued pieces at Salone 2019.

Tom Dixon’s unconventional showroom launches in Milan

“There is nothing dustier than a conventional lighting and furniture showroom,” says Tom Dixon. So at Milan Design Week 2019, he opens The Manzoni, a 100-pax restaurant that will be his permanent base in mainland Europe.

Portrait by Andre Wiredja.

The storyteller: Budiman Hendropurnomo

“After you make sure that it works, then you try to make it not boring.” Indonesian architect and INDE.Awards 2019 Luminary Budiman Hendropurnomo talks about experimenting at large scale.

Palinda Kannangara, 2019 INDE.Awards Ambassador

Palinda Kannangara captures the spirit of place

“The site is the generator of all our ideas,” Sri Lankan architect and INDE.Awards 2019 Ambassador Palinda Kannangara shares how architecture expresses the spirit of the place.

A futuristic library upgrade = INDE.Awards gold

As the 2019 INDE.Awards entries get ready to close, we take a look back at a colourful and futuristic library refurbishment that received an Honourable Mention for The Learning Space at the 2018 INDE.Awards.

HASSELL’s winning design for Chengdu Panda Land revealed

HASSELL’s winning masterplan proposal for Chengdu Panda Land aims to dissolve the common idea of humans being dominant over nature.

Florian Heinzelmann (left) and Daliana Suryawinata (right) at SHAU's Bandung studio

SHAU on the value of the experimental

The founders of SHAU, who won The Influencer with Microlibraries at the INDE.Awards 2018, talk about the potential of the region’s experimental architecture.

Ronan Bouroullec at the Urban Dreaming exhibition in Hong Kong.

Ronan Bouroullec on urban daydreaming in Asia

“I think we can always agree on that we miss nature,” shared Ronan Bouroullec about the Urban Daydreaming exhibition at HKDI Gallery, Studio Bouroullec’s first foray into the realm of urban design. We asked him to share more.

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