Siew Man Kok was recently named “Designer of the Year” at the 2015 President’s Design Award. The 53-year-old architect and his firm, MKPL Architects are also behind the bold master plan for the upcoming Bidadari public housing estate in Singapore, in which housing blocks will be located right within a park. Man Kok takes time out to tell us more about his work and passions.
In Cubes Indesign 69, we spoke to MKPL Architects about the spirit of invention that has characterised nearly two decades of practice. Here Narelle Yabuka takes a closer look at one of their particularly inventive recent projects.
Christian Louboutin brings its obsession with detail to its Singapore store; Oyster bar Luke’s reinstates craft in interiors; MKPL Architects continues its quest for diversity. These are just some of the highlights to be found in this latest issue of Cubes Indesign.