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Jakarta’s green island to give 1.9m residents new living, leisure spaces
VISIONARY BLUEPRINT WINS SMART CITIES PRIZE AT WORLD ARCHITECTURE FESTIVAL 2017   BY Zoe Phoon The master plan looks amazing. SHAU Architects’ design team used mainly the Manhattan grid to form the urban framework on the oval-shaped island while other city grids also inspired the design. This organisation of... Read more
How to revilatise ecosystems without polluting them
NAUTILUS: A PIONEERING ‘ZERO–EMISSION, ZERO-WASTE, ZERO-POVERTY’ ECO-RESORT PROPOSED FOR THE PHILIPPINES BY Zoe Phoon                                                                         ... 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
How droneports can be train stations
Student Saul Ajuria Fernandez for his master’s degree project at the University of Alcala in Spain has envisioned the Urban Droneport as an essential civic building of the future, according to architecture website ArchDaily. Located in what Ajuria has identified as a “disused urban vacuum” in the Spanish capital,... Read more
Relax and enjoy the water!
BY Kate May Imagine the pure pleasure of sitting in open breezy spaces and enjoying the waterfront. Urbanism experts say great waterfronts can be a city’s greatest assets if the stakeholders make the most of the opportunities the assets provide. Waterfronts can also transform cities to become the world’s... Read more