Nan‘ou Village

One of China’s most beloved architectural heritages, the Tulou is a type of mud house common in the southern region of Fujian. The most famous ones are circular with soaring walls large enough to shelter an entire clan of people. In 2008, a total of 46 buildings were listed as UNESCO World Heritage sites, which […]

Read More… from Nan‘ou Village

Architecture of refuge: Community Spaces in Rohingya Refugee Response


In August 2017, escalations of extreme violence against their community—especially women and girls—forced around 700,000 Rohingya people to seek refuge in Bangladesh almost overnight. This unprecedented scale of displacement caused refuge settlements in the border areas of Ukhiya and Teknaf to explode in growth. It is presently the world’s largest collective refugee camps, with children […]

Read More… from Architecture of refuge: Community Spaces in Rohingya Refugee Response

798 Vision Plan: transforming historic factories into an art district


In line with our ongoing student competition FuturArc Prize (FAP) 2022: Reinterpretation, we are highlighting projects that follow the theme. Click here to learn more about the FAP brief; submit your entries by 25 February 2022! At the time of the plan’s development, Beijing developers were razing and rebuilding much of the city. Rather than […]

Read More… from 798 Vision Plan: transforming historic factories into an art district

Think City Projects Highlight


FuturArc conducted an interview with Gan Yi Reng and Daniel Lim of Think City about placemaking to create more equitable cities. Here are some of their projects. GYR: When we first started in Johor Bahru, we did a baseline study and tried to understand the population and land use of the city. And from there, […]

Read More… from Think City Projects Highlight

AKN Nursery


Forest House in Akiruno This is a facility that has two functions. One is a training center of Montessori education (hands-on learning and collaborative activities) for toddlers from 0 to 3 years of age, and the other is a playing hall for children of the nursery next to this facility.  Forests make up more than […]

Read More… from AKN Nursery

Khatib Clubhouse


The new 21,000 square metres Khatib Clubhouse comes sustainably designed with many first-of-its-kind facilities and amenities. It had its ground-breaking ceremony on 12 July 2018 and is purpose-built with the needs of the Home Team National Servicemen (NSmen) in mind. The 21,000-square-metre five-storey clubhouse is located within walking distance of Khatib MRT station. SHAPING AN […]

Read More… from Khatib Clubhouse

Phu My Garden


The project is situated in the context of a new urban area in a harbour industrial park, where massive construction of factories and residential areas are happening. The rapid development of industrial architecture accompanied by a large number of migrants led to a lack of public space for local inhabitants. The project is located in […]

Read More… from Phu My Garden

Microlibrary Warak Kayu


The Microlibrary Warak Kayu is the latest addition to the iconic architecture landscape of Semarang, the capital of Central Java in Indonesia, and the fifth built project within SHAU’s Microlibrary series. It is built at Taman Kasmaran, a public square in the city centre with direct proximity with a river. The current mayor of Semarang, […]

Read More… from Microlibrary Warak Kayu