The Venice Architecture Biennale in 2018 will take the theme of "Freespace", directed by curators Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara of Grafton Architects. This year's theme will focus on “the question of space, the quality of space, open and free space”. Read on to find
Arcasia Architecture Award 2018
The ARCASIA Awards for Architecture(AAA) is aimed at acknowledging exemplary work done by architects working in Asia. It encourages the sustenance of the Asia spirit, the development and improvement of the Asian built environment and enhancement of the awareness of the role
World Architecture Festival, 28 - 30 November 2018, RAI Amsterdam
The World Architecture Festival is dedicated to celebrating, sharing and inspiring outstanding architecture. It is the only architecture event where keynote talks from the industry’s most influential figures sit alongside live judging presentations from over 500
Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara have used the Manifesto FREESPACE, as a reference point for putting this Exhibition together. "We have found it to be a robust tool" they stated. "It has acted as a measure and a guide to finding cohesion within the diversity
Dee Studio is a collaborative office consisting of an architecture studio and e-commerce office. Renovated from an existing house, the architect tries to preserve some part of the house’s wall while adding a new axis of walls that juxtaposed the old walls.
The contrasting position of
Jelutong House is an extensive renovation project stitching together a newly built structure to existing main house. The new structure, aptly titled as The Annexe was built to accommadate the client's children and their growing family.
One of the main challenge faced was the sticthing of
A House that features two rectangular volumes stacked atop one another, forming the core of the residence. A sand-coloured wood panel façade lines the entrance foyer, separating the stone-lined driveway from the lap pool and outdoor deck just behind. Made from zircon wood, the façade
This house is situated in a typical housing development with similar types of rooms and facades. The house occupies a 7x15 square-metre lot that coincides with neighboring houses. The homeowner wishes to add space in this house, and the architect's solution is to rotate the
Cover Story: Perfection in Architecture
Since the rise of industrialisation and mass distribution, there has gradually been a global advancement in the technical aspect of architecture. Building materials are produced in higher standards, incorporating latest technologies that promise precision in their application. Computer modelling has allowed
The editor in chief of ARCHINESIA Bookgazine, Imelda Akmal, interviewed Rem Koolhaas, the founder of Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA) in his office in Rotterdam.
IMELDA AKMAL: You are working on projects in Asia, and now it has become more common for Western architects to