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Making flights pleasant: Changi Airport’s new terminal

Flights can be daunting for some- long queues, stringent checks; not quite something one would look forward to when traveling. Making flights pleasant has always been the aim of Singapore’s Changi Airport, and also the reason why it has won many accolades and awards. The new Terminal 4 is a testament to that strong dedication.…

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What makes a good office?

Closed up, grid offices are a thing of the past, open offices with exciting breakout spaces are the next big thing. With companies now pouring a large portion of their business development budget into office design, it is obvious that culture-oriented company, Facebook, is leading the pack with its 8 storey office, taking up a…

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How the new National Gallery of Singapore satisfies our need for #luxe architecture

When the City Hall was due to be demolished to make way for an arts museum, there were a lot of excitement and speculation as to how beautiful the new building was going to be. The project particularly had a large volume of reconstruction work using materials that can co-exist with the existing features. Therefore,…

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Changing the urban fabric, one mall at a time

Looking from the train station’s platform, it is quite interesting to see how two malls have been designed to be beside each other. With the gentle play of lights from the H&M pavilion, to the well-planted greens, it is not just stacks of concrete boxes. The two facades of the malls seem to almost converge…

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