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Taking A Further Step Together

17 February, 2020

While the rest of the world signed on to the ambitious plan of achieving 17 Sustainable Development Goals by 2030, the small land-locked country of Lao PDR took it a step further. Sustainable Development Goal 18 (SDG18) is Lao PDR’s unique national goal aimed at combating the extreme challenge of dealing with millions of Unexploded…

Perfectly On Brand – CDA gives Reckitt Benckiser’s new office in Jakarta a fresh look

28 January, 2020

With well-known household products such as Dettol, Veet, Strepsils, Durex, Enfagrow, Enfamil, Sustagen, Vanish, Harpic, and Mortein retailing in more than 180 countries, Reckitt Benckiser is one of the world’s largest consumer goods producers. The company originally had two separate offices in Indonesia which they decided to bring together in one space on the 58th…

2020 Pantone Colour of the Year: Classic Blue

14 January, 2020

Blue is a color with universal appeal—it’s a shade we’re naturally drawn to in uncertain times. Blue is a sure sign of trust and stability when everything else seems chaotic. It’s also a color that naturally makes us feel safe and secure. So when Pantone recently announced Classic Blue as its Color of the Year for 2020, we had to smile.

How does a good quality yarn affect the life of your office Carpet Tiles?

6 January, 2020

A major decision in the design of any space is the type of flooring you choose. Also, since flooring often makes up a major portion of the project budget, it’s a choice that shouldn’t be taken lightly. This article will help you to make an informed decision when buying carpet tiles for your next commercial…

Richmond Hotel in Fukuoka, Japan, expertly crafted by the Takenaka Corporation

23 December, 2019

Established in 2004, RNT Hotels runs more than 40 hotels throughout Japan under the Richmond Hotels brand. The group also manages restaurants, cafeterias and coffee shops. Opened in 2019, the Richmond Hotel Tenjin Nishi Dori is a new construction in Fukuoka City on the north coast of Kyushu Island. RNT’s design brief for the interior…

Driving Change – Morphosa creates a new home for Daimler and Mercedes-Benz in Jakarta, Indonesia

13 December, 2019

Daimler, parent company of Mercedes-Benz, is one of the largest manufacturers of premium cars – and the largest manufacturer of commercial vehicles – in the world. Its Mercedes-Benz C-, E- and S-Class cars and SUVs are manufactured in Indonesia at its factory in Wanaherang, one of only a handful of car plants outside Germany.  The Daimler…

Design with purpose meets Woodside’s ambitious goals

20 November, 2019

Situated in Perth’s CBD, Woodside’s new urban campus styled headquarters blends a world class work environment with the most advanced technology. The complex has earned recognition as one of the most unique workplaces, globally. Aptly named Mia Yellagonga in celebration of its culturally significant site. It is a Whadjuk Noongar Aboriginal  name referencing the elder…

Centred in nature: The Jetwing Vil Uyana Resort, Sigiriya, Sri Lanka

6 November, 2019

An excerpt from Ecopuncture: Transforming Architecture and Urbanism in Asia By Nirmal Kishnani This article is an excerpt from the book Ecopuncture: Transforming Architecture and Urbanism in Asia, by Nirmal Kishnani (www.ecopuncture-asia.com), published by FuturArc and sponsored by Interface. The Jetwing Vil Uyana Resort is one of 16 projects featured that repair and regenerate. The…

Making friends with the flood: Yanweizhou Park, Jinhua City, Zhejiang Province, People’s Republic of China

6 November, 2019

An excerpt from Ecopuncture: Transforming Architecture and Urbanism in Asia By Nirmal Kishnani This article is an excerpt from the book Ecopuncture: Transforming Architecture and Urbanism in Asia, by Nirmal Kishnani (www.ecopuncture-asia.com), published by FuturArc and sponsored by Interface. Yanweizhou Park is one of 16 projects featured that actively repair and regenerate. The book traces…

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Oliver Heath

Oliver Heath

As a leading figure in biophilic design, Oliver is working with global modular flooring manufacturer Interface to raise the awareness of the benefits of design inspired by nature. A prominent thinker in the architecture industry and owner of Heath Design Ltd, Oliver is also a writer and TV presenter.

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