Our Future, Our Home

How can we shape our built environments to meet our changing lifestyles for the future? The COVID-19 pandemic has reinforced many fundamentals and facets of this city that we love and treasure, but it has also opened a new lens to thinking about our relationships with our built environment and how we can shape it to meet our changing needs for the future. Interviews with Randy Hunt, Sarah Ichioka, Studio Wills, Professor Ho Kong Chong and Cai Yinzhou.

➜ Read the full story in Skyline Magazine Issue 14

Rethinking the City from Home

How can a city adapt towards a more flexible way of living and working? Columnist Justin Zhuang reflects on his own work-from-home experience and shares his observations.

When I first began working from home a decade ago, most of my friends were amazed it actually worked. Or that I actually did work. Fast forward to 2020, and it has become a reality for most. The pandemic has changed how traditional office are used and led many to turn their homes into workspaces. What was meant to be temporary is becoming a new normal as companies rethink their setup to support working from home.

➜ Read the full column in CUBES #101 — Make It Work

Channel NewsAsia Series: Dream Spaces

High-rise housing may dominate Singapore’s skyline, but its homes have traditionally been more grounded. Dream Spaces brings you access to these remarkable properties, retracing their origins and transformation. Each episode explores a housing type and living ideal — the shophouse, the kampong house, the black and white bungalow, historic mansions as well as multi-generational living — to learn how they have been transformed for modern lifestyles, and continue to influence the shape and form of the Singapore house today.

Watch the five-part series on Channel NewsAsia