A major eye-catcher is the gigantic greenhouse roof, which covers everything (All images: Purelations)

Hybrid hotel design Yalo: ‘du jamais vu’ approach in Belgian hospitality scene

In the centre of Ghent (Belgium), at the Brabantdam, the Yalo Urban Boutique Hotel opened its doors at the end of last year. 92 design rooms, a cocktail and wine bar, a foodie restaurant, urban jungle meeting rooms and a rooftop bar with a 360° city view alone make Yalo

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Jewel Changi Airport (left) by Moshe Safdie from Safdie Architects and RSP Architects Planners & Engineers (Pte) Ltd Above and on the right the AirMesh Pavilion by Professor Carlos Bañón from the Architectural Intelligence Research Lab (AIRLAB) @ Singapore University of Technology and Design

Singapore’s president’s Design Award celebrates designers and architects

On Wednesday 30 June, the biennial President’s Design Award (P*DA) were officially presented to 11 recipients. This year, the awards focussed on creating human-centric solutions that address global issues such as ageing societies, under-served communities, climate change and sustainability. President Halimah Yacob handed the awards to outstanding designers and designs

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