• “Is this a building?” the taxi driver asked

    Feature Image: Fabian Ong NTU Learning Hub  By Ng Nay Ling “Is this a building?” was the taxi driver’s question when I pointed to the then under-construction Learning Hub and told him to drop me off at the ‘building’. Admittedly, his confusion might be partly due to the fact that it was still work-in-progress and halfway through …

  • Case Studies of Landuse and GFA Distribution of Transit Oriented Development in Singapore

    Feature Image/Figure 1: The city centre of Singapore Case Studies of Landuse and GFA Distribution of Transit Oriented Development in Singapore By Chin Yak Kean and Huang Yingda Abstract Transit Oriented Development (TOD) has played a significant role in Singapore’s development since it was mooted in the first Concept Plan in 1971. Being a city-state country that …

  • Golf Course Planning: A Compilation of Research Data from the Yangshuo Guilin Project

    Golf Course Planning: A Compilation of Research Data from the Yangshuo Guilin Project by Alivio Jon Carlo Golf courses have been a recurrent requirement from developers of new townships in Asia, especially in recent years. Whilst golf club architecture is considered a separate and specialized field of design, it is important for planners to have a good …

  • From Nature to Architecture

    From Nature to Architecture By Pathik Gandhi How does space form in nature? Does space have some pattern or order? Can we observe space as habitat? Can we be inspired by such formation of space to build elegant architecture? There are many examples in the world that have been inspired by answering such questions. In …