BENOY TRAVELS THE WORLD

BENOY TRAVELS THE WORLD From a small design firm in Nottinghamshire, UK, 71 years ago, Benoy’s footprint now spans the entire globe including an increasing number in Asia. Asian Property Review interviews Qin Pang, Director and Head of Benoy’s Shanghai Studio. Benoy started in Nottinghamshire, UK some 71 years ...

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A ‘HOME-MADE OASIS’ IN KL

A ‘HOME-MADE OASIS’ IN KL Tiny Garden transports you to a magical world amid rows of drab terrace houses in a Kuala Lumpur suburb.   From the outside, the house looks nondescript like any other terrace house in this residential area located about 2 kms from the National Zoo ...

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CO-WORKING & LIVING SPACE FROM ARMY BARRACKS

Carlo Ratti Associati reimagines the modular structure of a 19th century military complex in Italy to create an urban lab for co-living, co-making and co-working. Buildings have traditionally been built with a purpose in mind and structured as such. In Carlo Ratti Associati’s latest experiment, a 19th century army ...

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VERTICAL FARMS ANTIDOTE TO PRICEY LAND

Sunqiao Urban Agricultural District in Shanghai is an experiment in increasing food production for a growing population living in a city faced with sky high property prices. Images by Sasaki With 24 mil people in Shanghai, that’s a lot of mouths to feed. The need for more agricultural land ...

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A GREEN TEMPLE-STYLE STADIUM FOR THE 2020 OLYMPICS

Architect Kengo Kuma proposes a wooden, green structure resembling a traditional Japanese temple as the design for the Olympics stadium in line with the Games’ sustainability theme. Text by Isabelle Pinto Design Works and Construction Works of Taisei Corporation, Azusa Sekkei Co., Ltd. and Kengo Kuma and Associates JV ...

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AN APARTMENT CARVED AROUND TREES

Amidst the industrial city of Turin, Italy, a unique residential apartment is built around trees and greenery, breathing new life to urban living. Text by Isabelle Pinto | Photography by Beppe Giardino If you are familiar with the infamous classic Disney animation “Peter Pan”, you would know that this ...

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‘Through the looking glass’

Feel the peace and harmony of living with nature in this classy, contemporary reinterpretation of the treehouse concept where residents would literally stay with a fullgrown tree inside their glass house. Text by Isabelle Pinto | Photography by Aibek Almassov The typical treehouse where fathers and sons bond together ...

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