Small projects for big impact in urban revitalisation

Think about urban revitalisation in Singapore and large-scale, government-led initiatives come to mind. Since the island’s independence, public agencies have led the city’s urban revitalisation projects which includes the monumental multi-agency clean-up of the then-polluted Singapore River in the 1970s and the Housing & Development Board’s Remaking our Heartlandprogramme to renew housing estates in 2007. … Continue reading Small projects for big impact in urban revitalisation

Heart to Hard

  During my formal education in architecture school, I was taught to learn how to read and manipulate the formal design languages of geometry and tectonics. In the academic studio, we spoke about materiality and ephemerality, skin and structure, and was told to ground it in history, theory and context. We were assessed on spatial … Continue reading Heart to Hard