In an initiative to make Singapore’s roads safer for the ageing population, LTA launched the Silver Zone scheme in 2014. Since then, 25 Silver Zones in ageing districts across Singapore has been identified and transformed into safer neighbourhoods for the elderly and less mobile.
Pristine garden displays and cascading epiphytic flowering plant sourced from across Singapore’s many community gardens were on display earlier this month at the 3rd iteration of the Community Garden Festival, held this year at the newly reinvigorated Jurong Lake Gardens.
Deep in Singapore’s Bishan Park sits ToriYard, Singapore’s first authentic Japanese Yakitori joint in a public park. The kitchen is helmed by Tokyo native Chef Hasegawa Isao who has over 40 years of experience serving delicacies. ToriYard’s Japanese-Industrial aesthetic gives it a stylish yet casual dining option for park-goers. With alfresco and indoor dining options, diners can choose to enjoy the cooling confines of the restaurant or the Zen nature of Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park. Read more
Earlier this month, Elmich’s pedestal and aluminium joist were used to support an exhibition pavilion created through the collaboration between Onewood, PRODUCE, Type0, PANELOGUE, and Superstructure at ArchXpo 2019: The International Exhibition for Architecture & the Built Environment. The result of each company’s expertise and products resulted in a work named The Fluid Net Pavilion which showcased a combination of organic design with precision engineering and architecture. Read more
The Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) celebrated its 10th year anniversary on the 23rd of October 2019 with a Gala Dinner at Shangri-La Hotel. Read more
In the dreamy countryside 100km outside of Georgia’s capital lies the history-rich Tsinandali Estate, home to Radisson Collection Hotel, Tsinandali Estate Georgia, the latest addition to the Radisson Collection’s line-up of exclusive hotels in unique locations. The historic building that was once the home of Georgian poet and aristocrat Prince Alexander Chavchavadze, has been transformed into a luxury hotel establishment that draws inspiration from its rich heritage and the tranquillity of its surroundings. Read more
In urban cities, a spot of green goes a long way in enhancing the lives of its inhabitants. Green facades, in particular, are aesthetic features that will make a significant difference in a rapidly urbanising city filled with buildings and skyscrapers. One such building in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, has incorporated a lush green façade into its building design, making it stand out amongst the grey undertones of its surroundings. Read more
When it comes to waterproofing, reliability and durability of solutions are crucial factors that may determine the long term liveability of a building project. Common problems can arise from sub-optimal waterproofing in the long term, including entrapment of moisture in flooring surfaces and volumetric loss of membranes. Read more