What is your design style?
It leans towards the modern and contemporary combined with natural elements like stone and wood textures.
What has been your biggest learning experience?
When I was 16, I went on my first humanitarian mission to Sri Lanka. I understood just how fortunate I was to have a roof, food, clothes and shoes to wear while there were people out there struggling with basic necessities. This made me realise that I had to put my privilege to good use and help in any way that I could.
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Colours And Curves
Curved elements and contrasting colours give this home a unique, refreshing look. LYNN TAN succumbs to the seductive silhouettes and eye-catching hues.
Bynd Artisan + Sunday Folks
Both a shopping experience and a cafe, this new concept store at ION celebrates the strong bond between two popular home-grown brands.
Apartment That Marries A Scandi-Boho Style And Functionality
Second time’s the charm for this family of three, who engaged the designer who worked on their first home. Their new, upgraded apartment effectively marries a Scandi-boho style and family-focused functionality. MELODY BAY finds out more.
How To Design A Practical And Stylish Yet Timeless Bedroom For Your Child!
Your child’s bedroom plays a vital role in their development. Here’s how to design a practical and stylish yet timeless one that grows with them.
New Home, New Chapter
For many newly-weds, happily-ever-after begins with a home where they can build a life and family together. LYNN TAN checks out this self-designed flat that reflects not just the couple’s tastes and aesthetic preferences, but also their philosophies in life.
Integrating the outdoors and indoors in a seamless spatial transition was key to making this Brazilian city apartment feel like an idyllic tropical villa. MELODY BAY discovers more.
THE HIGH LIFE
This sleek apartment looks more like a trendy downtown loft than the four-room HDB flat that it really is, thanks to the careful curation of colours and designer furnishings by the savvy owners. MELODY BAY finds out more.
THE HARI HONG KONG
Exuding an updated, mid-century modern vibe, this boutique hotel in Wan Chai brings London’s tailored yet approachable attitude to Hong Kong.
LABOUR OF LOVE
This rare corner conservation HDB flat in Tiong Bahru features clever spatial strategy and playfully eclectic furnishing inspired by mid-century modern aesthetics. ASIH JENIE takes a tour.
IDEAS AND INSPIRATION FROM THOSE IN THE KNOW
IN CALIFORNIA, SOME BUY MACHINES THAT MAKE WATER OUT OF AIR
The machine Ted Bowman helped design can make water out of the air, and in parched California, some homeowners are already buying the pricey devices.
Could Fukushima Happen Here?
U.S. nuclear plants weren’t built for the growing risks of climate change
Toshiba Unveils Robot To Probe Melted Fukushima Nuclear Fuel
Toshiba Corp. unveiled a remote-controlled robot with tongs that it hopes will be able to probe the inside of one of the three damaged reactors at Japan’s tsunami-hit Fukushima nuclear plant and grip chunks of highly radioactive melted fuel.
How To Get Ready For Hurricanes, Tsunamis, Floods, and Earthquakes
Seismologist Lucy Jones is on a crusade to prepare us—and our infrastructure—for the next Big One.
Virtual surveys hasten loss assessment
Ravichandran N., CTO, at Kotak Mahindra General Insurance explains how the insurer will be leveraging advanced modelling tools in response to heatwaves and flooding:
Is India Tsunami Ready? - Present And The Future
India is recognized as a tsunami service provider for the Indian Ocean region by the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). IOC is a global body supporting global ocean science and services. In August 2020, the IOC recognized two coastal villages of Odisha as 'Tsunami Ready' for their tsunami preparedness. The country has a well-equipped tsunami early warning system in place since 2007, but what is it more that India needs to be fully tsunami ready? The Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS) in Hyderabad—an autonomous organization under the Ministry of Earth Sciences, Government of India—has been providing ocean information and advisory services to the country for nearly two decades now. This includes issuing warnings and alerts about tsunamis, high waves, swells, storm-surges, and other ocean-related phenomena through sustained ocean observations and continuous improvements through research. In an interview with Dr T Srinivasa Kumar, Director, INCOIS, we understand the present status of tsunami readiness in India and what must be done by the country to be ready to combat dangers from impending tsunamis in the future.
Post-Covid lung fibrosis could be tsunami after quake: Paper
A doc said patients with lung scarring were showing signs of healing
A tsunami in my heart
While carrying out relief work in the wake of the tsunami, Raja Karthikeya encounters a unique man who epitomised the philosophy of Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam—the whole world is a family
Are Phone Cameras Capable Enough?
Not a day passes by when I do not end up taking pictures on my smartphone.
The Energy of Giving
ANITA RATNASARI TANJUNG AIMS TO BREAK THE POVERTY CHAIN BY PROVIDING FREE EDUCATION THROUGH THE CT ARSA FOUNDATION.