May-Jun 2018


Main Feature
FuturArc Prize & FuturArc Green Leadership Award
2018 Winners

The FuturArc Interview
Rahul Srivastava and Matias Echanove
Founders of urbz

Mount Pavilia
Binh House
The Modern Village Office
204 House

Anti Net-Zero Energy Building Policy In Malaysia

Milestones & Events

Special Supplement 2018
Information on FuturArc Prize &
FuturArc Green Leadership Award
Jury & jurors’ comments
FuturArc Prize 2018 winning entries
FuturArc Green Leadership Award
2018 winning entries

Product Advertorials

May-Jun 2018 

FuturArc Green Leadership Award (FGLA) and FuturArc Prize (FAP) are peeks into the realms of practice and imagination. This is what we do in the name of Green, what we would like to do, were constraints lifted.

In the world of what we do, FGLA offers us a sampling of built projects, architects pushing the boundaries of Green and interpreting it from a designer’s viewpoint. We see interest in materiality and climate. Brick and wood, air and light are the tools of the trade. In some projects we see innovation of form, new ways of connecting inside and outside, public and private space. Architects, working with a tight budget, are able to craft in-between spaces for life and living.

In the world we imagine, the brief for FAP this year asked for a biophilic city. Anyone familiar with biophilia knows what to expect here: plants and water overlaid onto the grey of buildings and roads. In the submissions that were received, the jury saw what this might mean to Asia.

Between FAP and FGLA, we see a gulf between vision and action. We know how to fix things; why then are we so conservative? It’s tempting to say this is a problem of governance or market dynamics (it is, to a degree). The reality is also that we are comfortable with the boxes we make.

FAP winners tell us that there are connections between things. Design is about reshaping relations, not simply making objects. In an interview with Heather Banerd, Rahul Srivastava and Matias Echanove talk about the morphology of the slum; how the edges between the street and home, working and living, inside and outside, are never clear. This, in turn, permits connections between social and economic, human and natural. Sadly, the slum is called a slum, and implicitly, without redemption or lessons learnt.

We hope this issue will be food for thought. In years to come, it will remind us of where we were in 2018,
when sustainability was a hot-button topic but we didn’t know how to move fast enough.

Happy reading.


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Climate Change The New Workplace Green Awards






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Architecture of Learning Industrial Architecture Green Awards


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Hotels and Resorts The Water Issue Year End Issue


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Retail Therapy The New Network 10th Anniversary Edition


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Social Space/Public Space

Material Choices

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Making Homes Resilient Hotel and Resorts: Connecting with Nature Green Awards Edition

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The Biophilic Space

Energy Issue

Year-end issue


Jan-Feb 2014 Mar-Apr 2014 May-Jun 2014
Architecture of Learning Living Infrastructure Green Awards Edition
Jul-Aug 2014 Sept-Oct 2014 Nov-Dec 2014
Design for Longevity Liveable Cities Year-end issue


Jan-Feb 2013 Mar-Apr 2013 May-Jun 2013
Housing Asia Urban Edition Green Awards Edition
Jul-Aug 2013 Sep-Oct 2013 Nov-Dec 2013
The Factory The Good Office Marking Time


1Q 2012 2Q 2012 3Q 2012 4Q 2012
Contemplating Consumption Climate, Materials, Community Green Resorts + Hotels


1Q 2011  2Q 2011 3Q 2011 4Q 2011
Humanising Urban Networks Doing More with Less Green Inside-Out ¦Outside-In


1Q 2010  2Q 2010 3Q 2010 4Q 2010
The New Workplace Education Green Wind, Water, Ecology


1Q 2009  2Q 2009 3Q 2009 4Q 2009
Micro-Design People Green Architecture of Well-being


1Q 2008  2Q 2008 3Q 2008 4Q 2008
Information Technology in Design / Education Remaking Metropolis Green Home


1Q 2007  2Q 2007 3Q 2007 4Q 2007
Indoor Air Quality / Beijing Olympics / Sports Mobility / Transportation Conservation / Hospitality Green Spaces / Residential


2Q 2006  3Q 2006 4Q 2006  
Sustainability / Recreation Energy & Water Efficiency / Health Urban Planning / High Density Planning  


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