Posts with categories "Asia"

5th International THAAP conference in Lahore, 2014: a dialogue for culture, art & architecture of the marginalized and the poor – by Tanzia Islam

Photo by Laraib Rizvi Pakistan today is one of the most controversial places in South Asia, where the civil society and different social aspects are at stake. Not many news we receive in international media and many people think twice [...]

December 2, 2014 Asia


#experimentation OFFICE – GEOMETRY – SCULPTURE WOHA: 48 NORTH CANAL ROAD The project brief called for a new boutique office and the reconstruction of a pair of heritage-listed shophouses. They were bought up by the same financial institution who [...]

September 16, 2014 Asia

Moon Hoon – KPOP Curve

#complexity MULTI USE, CONCRETE, ICONIC BUILDING Moon Hoon: Baekhyeon-dong is divided in almost equal parts by its main caf street. The buildings in the surrounding areas are similarly subdivided by their function; the lower and ground levels are commercial, [...]

July 18, 2014 Asia


#new uses REUSE, PARTECIPATION, PUBBLIC UTILITIES SPARK :     Fai-Fah, which means ai???light energyai???, is a corporate social responsibility (CSR) programme initiated in April 2010 by TMB Bank. The programme acts as a catalyst for change in Thai [...]

June 9, 2014 Asia

Simon Laws Anthill Constructions – Lychee Garden

#sustainability RESIDENTIAL, ORGANIC, LOW TECH Simon Laws Anthill Constructions: here a short video: The Lychee Garden is a residential hub for the Halo Group s international design headquarters and manufacturing operations based in and around the once rural [...]

May 1, 2014 Asia

Kouk Khleang Youth Center, KOMITU ARCHITECTS

#community SUSTAINABILITY-EDUCATION-PARTICIPATION   Construction of the youth center is a result of cooperation between Komitu Architects, a group of young Finnish architects and two Cambodian NGOs: Cambodian Volunteers for Society (CVS) and Khmer Kampuchea Krom Human Rights and Development Organisation [...]

May 1, 2014 Asia

Sentosa house – Nicholas Burns associates

#experimentation WOOD, CONCRETE, RESIDENTIAL Nicholas Burns associates: A series of open spaces clustered against the core. The core provides, structure, vertical circulation, services and adjacent has all baths and the kitchen maximising efficiency. Adaptable space, these open spaces and [...]

March 31, 2014 Asia

Baan Yoo Yen TA-CHA Design

TA-CHA Design: # Connection CHAN, PERSPECTIVES, VISUAL Chan is a Thai word, which literally means ai???terraceai???. In the past the original definition of this old Thai word was another one: “connection”. Just on this principle is based the concept [...]

March 19, 2014 Asia

RW Concrete Church NAMELESS Architecture

#community BOX, CONCRETE, RELIGION NAMELESS Architecture: RW Concrete Church is located in Byeollae, a newly developed district near northeast Seoul, Korea. It evokes a feeling, not of a city already completed, but a building on a new landscape somewhere [...]

March 4, 2014 Asia

Hongodai Christ Church school nursery – Takeshi Hosaka architects

#community SCHOOL – WOODEN STRUCTURE – STEEL Takeshi Hosaka architects: It is a complex of church school (2nd floor) and nursery (1st floor) administered by Protestant Christ church. The premises are located at a greenery area in Yokohama city [...]

February 23, 2014 Asia