commerce

Rafiq Azam’s S P Setia headquarters in Setia Alam, Malaysia

" Renowned for his interpretation of residential architecture in Bangladesh, Rafiq Azam (Shatotto) now addresses the theme of the office, designing the new S P Setia headquarters in Setia Alam, Malaysia. The S P Setia headquarters is the first private commercial building in Malaysia to be awarded Leed Platinum certification. "

learning

Alberto Campo Baeza talks to Floornature

" After contributing to the volume “Architecture on the web. A critical approach to communication”edited by Paolo Schianchi, Alberto Campo Baeza talks to Floornature in an interview describing his thoughts about communication in architecture, emphasising the importance of photographs, drawings and text in today’s world. He also talks about radical and drastic design of space, and explains why architecture is the best job in the world, with reference to his House of the Infinite. "

housing

a21studĩo designs The Nest, a reporter’s home in Ho Chi Minh City

" The young Vietnamese architects of a21studio designed The Nest, a reporter’s home in the Bình Thạnh district of Ho Chi Minh City. Made entirely of metal, The Nest was designed with a lightweight beam and pillar structure covered with a grid that becomes both a fence and a support for luxuriant vegetation. "

buildings and public places

Early Childhood Development & Family Centers by ASA for UNICEF

" The finalists in Next Landmark 2014, the architecture contest held by Floornature, include ASA studio’s Early Childhood Development & Family Centers. ASA or active social architecture designed and built Early Childhood Development & Family Centers sponsored by UNICEF in 9 districts of Rwanda. The first two centres were built by the local people under ASA studio’s guidance. "

Infrastructure

free time

Ventilated Facades

interior design

Raised floors