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

Did You Miss Our Top Stories?


October 12th, 2015

#1 CURE: No Frills Fine Dining in Keong Saik


WEIJENBERG, the firm behind the design of Chef Jason Atherton’s The Library and The Study at No. 47 Keong Saik Road, is back with yet another design project in the neighbourhood, this time at No. 21 with CURE, a fine dining boutique restaurant helmed by Chef Andrew Walsh of Esquina notoriety. Read more…

#2 An Industrial Space that Puts People First


This project by DP Architects proves that even the banal industrial factory typology can be reimagined in new and creative ways that address the utilitarian aspects of factory operation and incorporate people-centric programmatic components into the overall design. The light industrial development for China’s COSL Base in Singapore overcomes a number of challenges, including the oddly shaped site, requirements for operational efficiency and environmental considerations, in an outcome that is both a factory and an office block, enlivened by greenery and communal spaces. Read more…

#3 Creative Transition At The Refinery


The concept for The Refinery, a grill bar and workshop for creatives, emerged from a former creative collaboration at an old factory building at 115 King George’s Avenue. Read more…

#4 Over Singapore


In a book published by Editions Didier Millet, titled “Over Singapore”, photographer Richard Koh offers readers a unique perspective of the city-state through photos taken from civilian and military helicopters, as well as tall buildings.

Seen from the air, the island is revealed as a spectacular landscape of intricate patterns, rich textures and diverse colours. The stunning images show the unexpected diversity to be found here, providing a unique perspective from which to view the country’s landmarks and to explore the lesser-known sights of her industry, agriculture, and outlying islands. Read more…

#5 United Design Practice – Singaporeans Abroad


Positioning their practice as a versatile design agency, Lin Wei and Tang Junhao, co-founders of Beijing-based United Design Practice (UDP), possess a distinct viewpoint towards design that analyses each project as much from a poetic as from a practical and business-minded point of view. Spanning the disciplines of architecture, interior architecture, branding, planning, landscape, marketing communication, event and exhibition design, United Design Practice stands true to its name, creating seamless design solutions that blur boundaries between various disciplines and focus on crafting final experiences grounded in a business-framed, yet emotionally-driven, mindset. Read more…


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