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Tubular glass treehouse appeals to your inner child
BY Pavither Sidhu Treehouses capture our imagination; they have been a part of our collective childhood as a makeshift castle or a private clubhouse, and the concept still has tugs at our hearts and rekindles a sense of imagination. Tapping into the inner child in all of us, Kazakhstan-based... Read more
Floating a new holiday idea
BY Alia Mokthar Pictures: Salt & Water Artistic and forward-thinking architects are not holding back their creative juices when it comes to conceptualising living spaces for the future, especially in light of our ever-changing global landscape. Anticipating rising sea levels and loss of land in the not too distant... Read more
Spaces and colours through a child’s lens
BY Zoe Phoon Kindergarten is a word of German origin and literally means “garden for the children”. It’s a preschool approach traditionally based on playing, singing and activities such as drawing and social interaction. Whether kindergartens or kindies operate from converted premises such as homes or shoplots in housing... Read more
Welcoming 2017 with open arms and if I should summarise my December of 2016 in a few words, it was filled with weddings and more weddings. Punjabi weddings are the longest, lasting nothing less than three days. All that beer and mutton had left their marks on the hips,... Read more
Crafty co-working spaces
BY Kate May Technology is making connecting more human-centric than ever. At the same time, the revolution of co-working around the world is no longer following a straight path for co-working space owners, operators and even members of co-working spaces. From spaces in revitalised abandoned buildings to utter luxury... Read more
Of colour kale, paper flowers, pop-ups and 2017
The events industry of 2016 has seen many trends come and go with various venue designs. The coming year will be no different as there will be fresh ones to look out for. We’ve seen the rise of social media and tech tools and it’s always exciting to predict... Read more
‘Tis the season for corporate parties
The holiday season is officially upon us. We are a month away from 2017 and it is time to usher in the most wonderful time of the year, and certainly, the busiest. With school holidays and Christmas approaching, companies and individuals will be busy planning and hosting Christmas, New... Read more
A wash you don’t want to step out of
BY Roznah Abdul Jabbar A shower is not simply a convenient method to rid ourselves of dirt and grime or as a freshening device. Somehow the privacy of the process fosters a “me time” that promotes reflection, contemplation and many an inspiring “aha” moments, not to mention the countless... Read more
Merits of saying ‘I do’ in gardens
BY Ravena Hundal  I like saving money and being practical. For someone who is planning her wedding, I take the costs involved seriously. The tricky part is finding that perfect balance between cost-efficiency while still delivering on the memorable once-in-a-lifetime event. It’s all about balancing the costs and managing... Read more
Are microhomes conducive for us?
BY Roznah Abdul Jabbar In the olden days, the mark of a luxurious home was its size and spaciousness. These days, though, the concept of opulence seems to have expanded (or shrunk) to include microhomes dressed in modern lifestyle and convenience. The number of small home units has been... Read more