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    A haven not far from the madding crowds

    Creating a haven of calm amidst the commotion of a busy shopping mall in a city of nine million residents might seem like an impossible challenge. But it’s one that local studio, the Panorama Design Group, not only took on but nailed brilliantly.

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    Connecting with “all that is alive” in the Garden City

    If biophilia is the “passionate love of life and all that is alive”, then biophilic design could be described as the harmonious embrace between our built space and all that is alive – something that’s perfectly illustrated in this exciting new residential project in Singapore.

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    Creating a sense of arrival

    A carpark is not the easiest canvas upon which architects and designers can weave their creative magic. But for local practice, 4N Design Studio, rising to the challenge of revitalising a six-level carpark in an A-grade commercial building in Hong Kong made it all the more rewarding.

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    How smart technology is supporting a boom in home theatres

    Pandemic-enforced bouts of isolation have not only driven a global surge in online streaming services, they have also triggered an awakening in consumer awareness of home entertainment systems. Discover how HKT Premier and Bang & Olufsen are making it easier for designers and consumers alike to create home theatres.

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    Introducing the southern hemisphere’s tallest greenscraper

    Apartments in Australia’s newest architectural landmark, the twin-tower STH BNK By Beulah, are now on sale, five years ahead of the scheduled completion date. The mixed-use complex in Melbourne’s Southbank district will be the tallest, and potentially one of the greenest, in the southern hemisphere when completed in 2027.

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    Fireflies come to life in the urban jungle of Bangkok

    Bangkok’s Museum of Modern Aluminum is a remarkable structure that pays homage to the city’s urban and natural landscapes, thanks to innovative local studio HAS design and research. Clad almost entirely in aluminum, it cuts a striking profile, resembling a sparkle of fireflies, amidst the billboards and commercial buildings lining the city’s bustling Ratchaphruek Road.

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    A poetic blend of modern learning and traditional culture comes to Suzhou

    Famed for its canals, bridges and classical gardens, Suzhou has long been home to generations of artists, scholars and writers, drawn by its poetic beauty. By the end of this year, it will also be home to the Shangfeng Academy, which will serve as the campus for a new K-12 international school as well as a cultural hub for the local community.

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    Balancing calmness and stimulation

    Striking a balance between calmness and stimulation was how leading Hong Kong design studio Bean Buro delivered on a challenging brief to create a retail academy in bustling Tsim Sha Tsui for one of the world’s leading luxury goods brands.

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