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Cheaper housing not a pipedream
WE SHOULDN’T FOOL OURSELVES INTO BELIEVING THAT CHEAPER HOMES ARE IMPOSSIBLE BECAUSE OF HIGHER MATERIAL COSTS We often go around circles when it comes to discussing affordable housing. These days most market players are onboard when it comes to recognising the need for cheaper housing, but they maintain they... Read more
Selo Group unveils sustainable precrafted luxury villas
NEW PROJECT IN INDONESIA SHOWCASES LOCAL EXPERTISE ON THE COAST OF LOMBOK Award-winning development company Selo Group, recently launched its trend setting precrafted designer villas, setting the pace for sustainable and cost-effective real estate anywhere in Indonesia. “Managing the process of building a property can be daunting with the... Read more
Preserving Heritage with Fresh Purpose
SENTUL DEPOT EPITOMISES YTL LAND’S PHILOSOPHY OF REJUVENATING HISTORICAL SITES WITH A DYNAMIC NEW LEASE OF LIFE History resonates vividly at Sentul Depot. Standing at the centre of this massive complex, which once stood among the finest integrated railway engineering workshops in the world, you can almost hear the... Read more
Thai university campus built entirely out of shipping containers
EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTE FOCUSED ON SUSTAINABLE LIVING WALKS THE TALK BY CREATING FACILITY MADE COMPLETELY FROM RECYCLED MATERIALS Demonstrating that actions speak louder than words, the International Sustainable Development Studies Institute in Thailand has just built a new campus made almost entirely out of recycled materials. Providing the main structure... Read more
Coming soon: World’s largest underwater restaurant
AS CONSTRUCTIONS NEARS COMPLETION FOR THE APTLY NAMED “UNDER”, A LITTLE NORWEGIAN TOWN IS POISED TO MAKE IT ON THE WORLD MAP The North Sea, long considered harsh and unforgiving, will soon play host to one of the world’s greatest Atlantean dining experiences. Five meters below the surface of... Read more
Divide and conquer with eye-catching solutions
FASHION SECTIONS, NOOKS AND PRIVATE AREAS IN YOUR HOME WITH CREATIVITY AND PURPOSE BY R A Jabbar Not so long ago, our property market was swamped with houses built with seamless designs, citing it for the purpose of good ventilation and spacious homes. That was the beginning of the rediscovery of dividers... Read more
Your guide to colour trends in 2018
FROM RED-CARPET TREATMENT TO COOL AND CALM, UPDATING SPACES IS JUST A COAT OF PAINT AWAY BY Zoe Phoon There’s a lot that has been said about “colour theory”, but put simply,  colour can be an impactful tool to invoke emotion — just as poetry can make people swoon or a... Read more
How offices are making staff, community feel great
EMERGING TREND: SHARE SCHEMES OF OFFICES DOUBLING UP AS PUBLIC SPACES BY Zoe Phoon A growing number of offices around the world are now opening up and offering more to their local area, creating imaginative hubs not just for their staff but for the locals, too. Building owners and... Read more
Growing demand for MICE venues
The MICE  industry is one of the fastest growing within the tourism industry in Malaysia as more meetings, incentives, conferences, and exhibitions markets have made Kuala Lumpur a preferred business events destination. The term MICE is associated with business tourism and the events industry whereby a large group of... Read more
When living small can be efficient and comfortable
  FOR TINY-HOME DWELLERS, THE SECRET IS TO PARE DOWN TO THE ESSENTIALS BY Zoe Phoon A big house with some land may be our dream. However, compact or small space living is on the rise to overcome scarce land, expensive housing and as cities absorb more people in... Read more