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Banking with LAAB Architects, Singapore style

Banking with LAAB Architects, Singapore style

In Singapore a new workplace offers the perfect place to conduct business in comfort away from a bustling city.

Buddhist meditation and bamboo with Vo Trong Nghia

Buddhist meditation and bamboo with Vo Trong Nghia

The Vietnamese architect discusses insatiable construction markets and dwindling urban ecologies. For the latter, he recommends bamboo; for the former, meditation.

Beyond retail: UNStudio completes Huawei’s flagship Shanghai store

Beyond retail: UNStudio completes Huawei’s flagship Shanghai store

UNStudio, in collaboration with Chinese information and communications technology firm, Huawei, has unveiled the design for a new flagship store in Shanghai.

Office agility at Cox Architecture’s Midtown Workplace

Office agility at Cox Architecture’s Midtown Workplace

Midtown Workplace is an agile 20,000-square-metre workplace spanning nine levels and merging two commercial towers in Brisbane.

Individual moments of joy inside the LANDMARK by Lexus pavilion

Individual moments of joy inside the LANDMARK by Lexus pavilion

If the LANDMARK by Lexus pavilion has previously been about electrifying the senses, more recently Lexus Australia stepped out of the fast lane with a highly curated, slowed-down approach.

Pig Design’s modern outback of a restaurant in China

Pig Design’s modern outback of a restaurant in China

Wild Back restaurant transports patrons to the wilderness despite its urban setting.

Natural Habitat: The biophilic office with Adam Cornish and District

Natural Habitat: The biophilic office with Adam Cornish and District

Adam Cornish and District present Habitat, where nature and the indoors perfectly align for the workplace.

Koichi Takada on nature, luxury and his latest collaboration with Lexus

Koichi Takada on nature, luxury and his latest collaboration with Lexus

As LANDMARK by Lexus returns for its sixth iteration, Sydney-based Japanese architect Koichi Takada is reflecting on the place of nature in design.

Unveiling a world first in architectural wallpaper

Unveiling a world first in architectural wallpaper

Architectural innovator Screenwood is introducing SOUNDLINA™, a unique woodgrain wallpaper with high acoustic performance.

G8A designs a series of nature-themed pizza restaurants in Ho Chi Minh

G8A designs a series of nature-themed pizza restaurants in Ho Chi Minh

Along with the food, recycled timber shingles, bamboo and reclaimed bricks rendered in eye-catching ways are the highlight in these three pizza joints.

Case study: Biophilic design tactics in Australian school design

Case study: Biophilic design tactics in Australian school design

More relevant than ever, biophilia has become a centrepiece of education design. Speaking with Lyons, ThomsonAdsett, Capral, Krause and more, we gain insight into the best products and smartest approaches dissolving the boundaries between inside and out.

TAG Espresso flagship cafe by Kaizen Architecture fuses nature and nostalgia

TAG Espresso flagship cafe by Kaizen Architecture fuses nature and nostalgia

At TAG Espresso’s latest cafe, Kaizen Architecture has combined plywood, concrete and aluminium to create a stylish yet welcoming environment for coffee lovers.