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In case you missed them, here’s a recap of our top 5 stories for the month of November.

Did You Miss Our Top Stories?

#1 Singapore’s The Interlace Named World Building Of The Year


Ole Scheeren’s The Interlace has taken home the highest honour at this year’s World Architecture Festival – the title of “World Building of the Year”. Described as “a vertical village”, The Interlace eschews the standard high-rise housing typology to be found in this region – clusters of isolated towers – in favour of apartment blocks that are stacked diagonally across one another to frame large-scale open courtyards. Read more…

#2 The South Beach


Yvonne Xu tours the new Philippe Starck designed hotel downtown, featuring 654 ‘Showcase’ Guest Rooms and Suites, an all-day dining restaurant, three vibrant bars, two sky gardens, two infinity swimming pools, and the 43 Imaginative Social Spaces that link these spaces together. Read more…

#3 Stuck – A Culture of Collaboration


More minds are better than one. For multidisciplinary design studio Stuck, this mindset has allowed for many successful collaborative opportunities that straddle the fields of branding, and product and interactive design. “We find it tiresome to work alone, but together we are energised,” says Donn Koh, design principal and one of Stuck’s five co-founders. Read more…

#4 The Asian Civilisations Museum Gets New Wings


In over 140 years of its history, the building in Singapore which today houses the Asian Civilisations Museum has undergone several extensions and modifications. All of these were in keeping with the original style of the building. The latest extensions are, however, “unapologetically contemporary” according to homegrown architectural firm GreenhilLi, and are meant to form “interesting counterpoints” to the existing development. Read more…

#5 The Future of Skyscrapers


Skidmore, Owings & Merrill shifts the paradigm of the design of skyscrapers with its proposal for the Pertamina Energy Tower, a mega structure based on the premise of energy generation. Read more…

#6 Hong Kong Indesign 2015


On 19 & 20 November, Hong Kong Indesign brought the design community together for two high-impact days of unique brand experiences, insightful product presentations, meaningful design discussions, and exclusive networking opportunities. Read more…


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