The simplicity of tropical living in the Garden State

From the street, the house looks like a perforated steel box resting on a concrete slab. If one were to peer over the front gate, one would see massive blocks of wood holding the

Green design meets modern tropical living at this versatile home

King Albert Park sits just off Bukit Timah Road, hidden by twisting lalang grass that spirals out of the old Malayan railway corridor. In daylight, the sprawling trees crisscross light and shadow onto the quiet street

Nature as Protagonist: ONG&ONG creates a memorable home

From the start, the architects of Ong & Ong knew three things they wanted to do for the house. First, they would give the 20-year old ficus tree near the site entrance a lead

These 5 houses exemplify responses to our tropical climate

These practices strive to design for comfort in the face of oppressive heat, humidity, and rainfall of Southeast Asia

Slide and Hide walls bring residents closer to nature

      The slide and hide walls that allow ONG&ONG’s Bukit Timah house in Singapore to completely open up the ground floor is probably the most memorable feature of the design. But to