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Probing modern urban design

WHO is he? Kostas Chatzigiannis is a Shanghai-based architect who is the founder of the design practice KCA (Kostas Chatzigiannis Architecture). In the past 12 years in China, they have completed projects ...

August 11, 2019, Sunday


East meets West in classic, modern villa

TUCKED inside Beijing’s Haidian District, a magnificently designed house takes a novel approach to using colors, patterns and materials. Bold and sophisticated, from the moment you step in, your eyes ...

August 11, 2019, Sunday


‘Relaxed luxury’ and a ‘pursuit of comfort’

ARCHITECT Andre Fu has been a powerful influence behind several of the globe’s first-class hotels. His forward-thinking designs, with “a sense of relaxed luxury” and “underlying pursuit of comfort,” has ...

July 28, 2019, Sunday


A haven of historic charm and culture

THE decision to buy an historic property in the Saint-Emilion region of Bordeaux, France, was a passionate one for Neima Sitawi. Its purchase also meant she could embark on a personal emotional adventure. ...

July 28, 2019, Sunday


Calm, charm and practicality emerge from chaos

BRIAN Ong and Zhou Shaowen’s apartment was recently furbished to give it a more relaxing, elegant family space, thanks to Italian architect and designer Domitilla Lepri. The couple, who have four children, ...

July 14, 2019, Sunday


Respecting building heritage

WHO is he? Vladimir Dyduch is co-founder of MASS DESIGN, an architectural firm in Shanghai. The French native graduated from the National School of Architecture in Strasbourg and has been living in Shanghai ...

July 14, 2019, Sunday


A modern chic abode — cool, cozy, authentic

PHILIPPE Nipshagen recently moved into a 1930s apartment on Yanqing Road and was overwhelmed by its coziness and authenticity. The lease was up on his previous apartment and, when the landlord informed ...

June 30, 2019, Sunday


Promoting architecture of Laos

WHO is he? Francois Greck is an architect and interior designer who has lived and worked in Laos since 1989. He created his architectural firm in 1993 and spent his first four years studying traditional ...

June 30, 2019, Sunday


He may be all Diesel, but he has the land at heart

RENZO Rosso, the founder of one of the most iconic denim brands in the world, has always cultivated passions, dreams and desires, never forgetting the land, his land. Coming from a farmer’s family in ...

June 16, 2019, Sunday


Young in mind, but drawing is his way to craft the future

WHO is he? John Bushell is a Principal at Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates. He’s hopelessly absorbed by architecture both as a process where you meet many different people and face various challenges, and ...

June 16, 2019, Sunday




 

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