R House is a private residence located in Johor Bahru, Malaysia. Designed by Ken Yeang, the house explores various environmental-friendly building concepts with a contemporary appearance. Openness and room flexibility is emphasized throughout the house to fulfil the family’s needs and create comfortable spaces for
Located in the vicinity of Chao Samran Beach, Thailand, a vacation house, namely T House, stands with its unusual form. The vacation house is erected on a 260 square meter site, accommodating the owner’s big family when they are having a holiday near the beach.
“On which side do we stand as an architect? Do we want to be drowned in the captivity of capitalism?”
A reflective question was asked by Eko Prawoto during his presentation; rabu(n)senja, on June 27, 2018. In the advancement of the 21st century, architecture, as it
In tropical countries, a garden filled with plants has become one feature in designing a house. VTN Architects and ICADA subtly collide a house and a garden, by designing Hoan House as a ‘hanging garden’ where nature coexists with architecture.
Hoan House—included in the architect’s series
When reading this book, you might be disappointed if you expected an architecture reference book that is complete with site plans, sections, and appealing perspective renderings. Because the bulk of this book, as its title suggests, consists of stories.
The author Anas Hidayat in the preamble
andramatin, the Jakarta-based firm headed by architect Andra Matin has been awarded one of the two Special Mentions by the jury of the 16th International Exhibition FREESPACE. This marks the first time that an Indonesian architect has been awarded in the Venice Architecture Biennale.
How does one create emptiness in an architectural installation to be served in a 300 square meter empty space? Paper
Indonesia is currently preparing to host the biggest sporting event in Asia: the 18th Asian Games, which will be held on August to September of 2018. The renovation work, which began the design period in early 2016 and ran the overall construction period into 2018,
Most of us would have seen photos of Yayoi Kusama’s artwork in our social media feeds by now—photos taken in mirrored rooms full of glowing orbs, people posing with gigantic misshapen pumpkins, pasting stickers in an all-white room increasingly covered in colourful dots. These striking
With a repertoire of around 50 published works including his most-known Buru Quartet, Pramoedya Ananta Toer (1925-2006) is one of Indonesia’s most prolific authors and thinkers. His meticulously-researched realist novels attempt to change the way Indonesian people see their own history. At his core, Pram—as
Indonesian Contemporary Art & Design (ICAD) participated in the Superdesign Show of Milan Design Week 2018 under the theme "Java Blues". This theme aims to showcase works by Indonesian artists who aim to challenge perceptions in contemporary design by looking to past tradition as a
Located in an idyllic site of a golf course, Rumah Kampoeng boasts lush vista and natural surroundings. The house is designed with several separate masses to allow openings from within the rooms for the owners to be able to enjoy the surroundings.
The openness and arrangement
For the second time following the 2014 Architecture Biennale, Indonesia’s pavilion will once again grace the bustling Arsenale area of the Biennale. This time, the curatorial and design team for the pavilion consists of Ary Indra, David Hutama, Dimas Satria, Ardy Hartono, Johanes Adika, and
With an array of contextually sensitive yet profoundly original designs, Neri & Hu have long been a design firm that captured our interest. Their award-winning renovation of a lane house, “Rethinking the Split House”, was featured in ARCHINESIA Volume 7, and the firm’s approach of
Seminyak Design Week, held for the first time in 2018, will gather key players of the design industry: from the architect, interior designer, product designer, fashion designer, artists and many more. This is one event you wouldn’t want to miss.
Global cities around the world have
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
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
The house’s entrance is located on its side, with a direct access from the closed garage, and is hidden from the main road. Since it is not necessarily a fengshui-friendly nor it is welcoming to formal guests, an additional “main” entrance is then placed at front