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Te Mirumiru

 


Carre D'Art

 


NTU South Spine Learning Hub

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Interviews

Interview with Paul North, EMSc (UK) Ltd
 
Interview with Owen Wee,
Surbana International Consultants
 
Interview with Charles Correa,
Charles Correa Associates
 


Interview with Dr Boris Kobrin, CEO and founder of Rolith, Inc.
 
Interview with Tang Vui Woon, Project Director of Berjaya Jeju Resort Limited
 
     
 
FuturArc Monthly News Roundup

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Happenings


FuturArc bags five MPAS awards

 
Three Events in Singapore to Drive Sharing of Solutions for Sustainable Cities of the Future
 
Southeast Asia's Longest Bridge Opens to Much Fanfare
 

Nikken Sekkei Opens Office and Exhibition in Singapore
 
The Wishing Forest Pavilion at Tai Po
 
AkzoNobel Announces Colour Design Trends of 2014
 
       


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Products

Hexagon - The Modular Tile
 
 

Mangrove Crafted Furniture
 

Environmentally-friendly Wood Designs
 
 

 



Other Articles

by Adrian Smith
 
We are often asked the question, “Why build tall?” What are the advantages and disadvantages in this typology and why do we see more and more tall buildings being built thorough out the world?

 
by Scott Simpson
 
Over the next several decades, billions of square feet of new construction and renovations will take place worldwide. Is international practice right for your firm? A devastating earthquake in Haiti. A disastrous oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Plumes of pollution from China migrating across the Pacific courtesy of the jet stream. It seems there’s no shortage of bad news these days. But there is a silver lining: It’s become clearer than ever that the world is an increasingly complex and interconnected place. Issues of politics, economics, technology, and culture are deeply intertwined. Rich or poor, near or far, everybody, everywhere, has a stake in what’s going on. It’s precisely this sense of global connectivity that puts a premium on design. 

 
by Kim Tanzer
 
Architects, planners, constructors and others join together to tackle today’s urgent environmental challenges.
"Sustainability is today’s sputnik." This frequently made assertion captures the importance and urgency of creating sustainable human environments. While today’s challenges are global, not just national, the need to act quickly — with expert knowledge and alert to unexpected consequences — is as present today as it was half a century ago.

 
Single use paper, styrofoam and plastic products are a huge challenge for the environmental cause. How can we reduce their use?
by Vaidehi Shah, Projects Manager, Singapore Environment Council
 
They are thin, fragile and don’t weigh more than a few grams each, but plastic bags are regarded as one of the biggest threats to the environment today. They are symbols of the way in which the by-products of our everyday lives—that we accept so readily when we need them, and casually discard when they have served their purpose—affect the environment. 

 
by Aeli Roberts
 
Key issues discussed at the Global Conference in London and Cambridge -
Recently, leaders from the A/E/C industry in Europe and the U.S. gathered in London and Cambridge to consider how designers, engineers, and constructors are adapting to the significant changes in the industry world wide.  Included here are the key issues discussed.

 
Modular, efficient design will provide innovative work environments for tomorrow's employees and tenants. 
by Jon Pickard and William Chilton

Humankind has been eternally fascinated with the concept of its own future. Inherent in human ambition is the need to question the current standard and envision the next step. For millennia we have imagined and depicted the forthcoming political, economic and physical landscape.

 


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