Sustainability Enthusiast

11 March, 2020

Walking the talk on low carbon – CIAP Architects Pte Ltd creates a showcase interior for the Singapore Green Building Council

If there is a single organisation that knows just what it takes to create a low carbon office, the Singapore Green Building Council (SGBC) would be it. An Established Member of the World Green Building Council network, SGBC is an enabler of sustainability in the built environment represented by a distinctive public-private partnership that spans…

17 February, 2020

Taking A Further Step Together

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…

13 December, 2019

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

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…

6 November, 2019

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

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…

6 November, 2019

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

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…

29 October, 2019

Leaving Our Handprint on the Planet

One drop of water in a still pond transfers energy to surrounding water molecules and produces a series of rings or ripples. Much like this one drop of water, a human action also triggers an effect – positive or negative. For Interface, our goal to have zero impact on the planet by 2020 has had measurable results not only for our business, but also for others.

1 October, 2019

Investing in the Future

Pro-invest Group makes its Holiday Inn Express hotels an attractive investment   Boutique investment firm Pro-invest Group is currently working with InterContinental Hotels Group to roll out the Holiday Inn Express brand across Australia and New Zealand. The Sydney-based investment group specialises in private equity real estate and real estate asset management. Through its subsidiaries,…

17 September, 2019

A Dream School

OUT-2 Design creates a dreamlike preschool for WeCare and its children WeCare is a premium international preschool in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, boasting a multidisciplinary team of teachers and psychotherapists committed to delivering high-quality educational experiences to young children. The school’s founder, Huong (Victoria) Tran, MSMFT, wanted to create a safe and stimulating space…