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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
Crown Group launches first Melbourne development
LUXURY APARTMENTS IN SOUTHBANK NAMED “ARTIS” Australian property developer Crown Group will launch its first Melbourne development next month, firstly to buyers in Indonesia, then China and South East Asia, followed by Australia in the New Year. Crown Group Chairman and chief executive officer Iwan Sunito said that “Artis”,... 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
The Supply and Design Cost of COVID-19
PANDEMIC LIKELY TO IMPACT NEAR-TERM SUPPLY AND LONG-TERM DESIGN OF HOUSING As the end of the COVID-19 global pandemic seems nowhere in sight, it has been increasingly difficult to count the total cost of the virus has had (or will continue to have on) our global economy. Among the... Read more
The ORANGEBEAM story: Putrajaya and beyond  
(PART 2 OF OUR COVERAGE ON ORANGEBEAM) As informed by the new “architect” at the helm Datuk Faris Yahaya in this Property360 Q&A, there’s more to award-winning builder ORANGEBEAM than meets the eye.   Why is ORANGEBEAM building mainly in Putrajaya? We started way back in 1986 as a... 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
10 real possibilities that could shape the future of homes
The only certainty we can count on in this rapidly changing world is that homes of the future will have to be a lot smarter. They will need to rely on renewable energy, be compact in size, produce a decreased amount of waste and probably even be mobile (should... Read more
Fancy dining on seabed 5m below water surface?
SNOHETTA DESIGNS EUROPE’S FIRST UNDERWATER RESTAURANT-CUM-RESEARCH CENTRE FOR MARINE LIFE IN NORWAY BY Zoe Phoon As visitors begin their journey through the restaurant, they descend via three levels. From the entrance, where the tidepool is swallowed by the sea, they enter the wardrobe area where they are ushered down... Read more
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
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