LEAF Awards 2012

Today we have some exciting news to share with everyone. The Taj Vivanta Bangalore designed by WOW Architects has been shortlisted in the commercial building category of the LEAF Awards 2012!!!  The Emirates Glass LEAF Awards, now in its ninth year, ‘honours the architects designing the buildings and solutions that are setting the benchmark for the international architectural community.’  The winner will be announced in september so please keep your fingers crossed!   Here are all the other amazing projects we are up against… Commercial Building of the year: Vittorio Grassi Architetto & Partners, with Koa Zambon Company Restaurant, Bresso, Italy Mossessian & Partners, with 5 Merchant Square, London, UK David Chipperfield Architects, with Peek & Cloppenburg Flagship Store Vienna, Austria WOW Architects, with Vivanta Hotel, Bangalore, India Tabanlioglu Architects Melkan Gursel & Murat Tabanioglu, with Asmacati Shopping &meeting point, Balcova, Turkey Peter Rose & Partners, with Housing Tower at Kripalu ...

LEAF Awards 2012
Posted by admin on June 26, 2012

Contemporary Singapore Architecture Does Not Exist

On 15 June,  our very own Maria Warner Wong and Raymond Hoe took part in the TAS debate 2012 in Singapore.  The debate topic was ‘Contemporary Singapore Architecture Does Not Exist.’ “When tackling contemporary urban issues, one fundamental challenge is that Singapore is both a global city and a nation-state. Being a global city provides opportunities and funding to open up important civil and social spaces that were once closed. Yet the rush to brand Singapore as a global city and match cultural capitals like London and New York has also led to international or even ‘Western’ orientations that may often seem disjunctured from the concepts of urban locales. The notion of contemporary Singapore architecture is thus both celebrated and contested. At the heart of the issue is the question of identity. Will the constant flux and reinventing of Singapore’s built environment result in a contemporary Singapore where a dynamic ...

Contemporary Singapore Architecture Does Not Exist
Posted by admin on June 19, 2012

Casa Vogue Brazil

The Sentosa Cove House by WOW is featured in the Casa Vogue Brazil online.  If you read Portuguese, check out the full article here.  Muito obrigado!            

Casa Vogue Brazil
Posted by admin on June 13, 2012