BCI Asia Top Ten 2017

Hong KongAGC Design LtdAndrew Lee King Fun & Associates Architects LimitedDLNHPA (Ho & Pa rtners Architects Engineers & DevelopmentConsultants Limited)Hsin Yieh Architects & Engineers LimitedLeigh & Orange Ltd.P&T Architects and Engineers LtdRonald Lu & Pa rtnersWong & Ouya ng (HK) LtdWong Tung & Pa rtners Limited MalaysiaAkipraktisAkitek Akiprima Sdn BhdaLM ArchitectsArkitek KDI Sdn BhdRDC Arkitek […]

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Special Focus: International Green Building Conference 2017


International Green Building Conference 2017 by Alakesh Dutta The ninth Singapore Green Building Week (SGBW) was organised by the Building and Construction Authority of Singapore (BCA) from 11 to 14 September 2017. Around 25,000 participants from across the world, including several international Green building experts; policymakers; academics; built environment practitioners; users and owners; as well […]

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Tri Rismaharini


LM: How has your background in architecture/urban planning impacted the way you look at the city and its problems? TR: In a way, my background has helped me position my decisions around people. Prioritising their well-being and comfort is an important takeaway from my academic training and experiences in government service. I combine this approach with the […]

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Mapletree Business City II


Architects and landscape designers have been taking into account the natural and urban ecosystems by embedding designs that address the physical and emotional needs of users, as well as incorporating climate-responsive strategies. Mapletree Business City (MBC) II is an example that seeks to embrace a modern working lifestyle with environmentally friendly urban spaces that allow […]

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Year-End Issue 2017


There are no sustainable buildings without sustainable cities. And while a sustainable city encompasses numerous characteristics, a key attribute is that it is inclusive; it offers amenities and rights to people of different standing and needs. The Main Feature in this issue looks at inclusivity through the filter of urban quality (Urban Portraits: Kuala Lumpur). Our Malaysia […]

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Urban portraits: Kuala Lumpur


Kuala Lumpur (KL) began as a little town and started to expand in 1875, in both physical size and population, due to the economic boom and the immigration of foreign workers, especially from China. As of 2016, 7.2 million lived in the Greater KL, or the Klang Valley, of which 1.73 million lived in the […]

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