An update of one of our current projects working in collaboration with SGFA Gallery and SABD Taylor’s University. A workshop was held at the Timber Lab at Taylor’s recently with participating students to test the pavilion’s connection details based on traditional wood working methods.
Eleena will be speaking at LIVING MONSOON Design Talk 03 in Cochin India on the 23rd of April 2016. The talk is organised by the Indian Institute of Architects – Cochin Centre and will be held at the Gateway Hotel, Marine Drive, Cochin. The Theme: ‘LIVING MONSOON’ is a curated series of design talks with the objective of igniting deliberations on authentic culture of architecture and urbanism appropriate to the climes, environs and socio – cultural dynamics of regions with […]
We are pleased to see the playhouse being used as it was intended for – a flexible space for the public to enjoy. A colouring competition was held there recently, with children using the space in numerous ways. A traditional dance performance also took place at the pavilion, with each dancer occupying an individual deck.
We have recently completed a pedestrian bridge spanning across a busy road in Wangsa Maju area of Kuala Lumpur. The bridge allows pedestrians to safely cross from a large retail/business park to a light rapid transit (LRT) train station nearby. Click here to learn more about the project. Photo by Pixelaw.
Sepang House is defined by a large sheltering roof with deep overhangs and shaded terraces. Using a combination of material such as concrete, wood and bricks, it develops a material language that echoes its tropical setting. For further details, click here.
The Bamboo Playhouse is shortlisted in the ‘small projects category’ at the World Architecture Festival 2015. We will be presenting the project at the festival in Singapore which runs from the 4th through to the 6th of November 2015.
Completed almost 6 years ago in 2009, we are pleased to see that our wind-resilient bamboo classroom prototype in Camarine-Sur, Philippines (the Millennium School Project) is still standing strong and wonderfully adapted by elementary school pupils. See video
The proposed Spiral Pedestrian and Cycle Link in Kuala Lumpur is one of our projects shortlisted in the World Architecture Festival Awards 2015. We will be presenting the project during the festival which runs from the 4th to the 6th of November 2015 at the Marina Bay Sands, Singapore.
One of our residential projects, the Sepang House, is coming close to completion. The detached house with a large sheltering roof is located in Sepang, Selangor and is progressing swiftly towards completion in June 2015 with the contractor now concentrating on the interiors.
Eleena is one of the four mentoring architects in the Undo-Redo Workshop organised by #BetterCities running between the 2nd of March until the 13th of March 2015. She is leading the ‘Progressive Future” group where it will explore new potentials for a public site in Damansara Jaya. The group will explore the idea of an interactive environment, an environment with forms that would be able to be altered to accommodate the needs of the current users and the changing conditions of […]
EJA’s bamboo classroom prototype (Millennium School Project) in Camarines Sur, Philipines is featured in Bamboo Architecture & Design published by Braun Publishing. Publication details available here.
Eleena will be speaking at the Global Challenges | Local Solutions: The Manila Urban Initiative for Southeast Asia organised by Goethe-Institut Philippinen which will run from 18 to 21 September 2014. Eleena’s talk will centre around ideas encouraging sustainable mobility and improving the ecological connections in the city of Kuala Lumpur. For more details of the conference, click here
Recently completed, this concrete house is a remodeling exercise of an existing 2-storey semi-detached house in the centre of Kuala Lumpur. To turn it into a new family home for a couple with a young child, the existing has been stripped bare leaving only its structural frames onto which new walls and roof are added. The idea here is that the house will be rough, to feel real, inside and outside – and to do away with ‘cosmetics’ of paint and plaster. As such, the […]
Our Bamboo Playhouse project has been shortlisted in the “Future Culture Projects’ category at the World Architecture Festival 2014. We will be presenting the project during the festival which will run from the 1st to 3rd of October 2014 at Marina Bay Sands Singapore
Thank you to Global Art affairs Foundation for organizing a wonderful opening party on the 5th & 6th of June 2014 at the Palazzo Bembo and Palazzo Mora. Our exhibit is located at Room 17 of Palazzo Bembo where we are showcasing a selection of our bamboo projects across South-east Asia.
EJA will be participating in the Time-Space-Existence exhibition at the Palazzo Bembo, Venice which is a collateral event of the 2014 International Architecture Biennale curated by Rem Koolhaas. The Palazzo Bembo exhibition is curated by Rene Rietmeyer of Global Art Affairs Foundation and it brings together an international group of architects with different cultural backgrounds and who are in different stages of their career. An opening preview party will be held on the 5th & 6th of June. All welcome. Location:Venice, Italy From:June 5 & June 6, 2014 between 6.00pm […]
EJA’s HOME Singapore project has been selected for the “Smart City: The Next Generation, Focus Southeast Asia” exhibition held at Aedes in Berlin, Germany. The exhibition runs from May 18 until July 4, 2013. EJA will also be participating in the symposium organised in conjunction with the exhibition on the 8th & 9th of June 2013, where the HOME Singapore project will be presented by Eleena. For more details click here.
Desa Mahkota School has been selected to be exhibited alongside other projects from different parts of the world for the “Wood 2013/Architecture of Necessity” exhibition currently running at the Virserums Konsthall in Sweden. A total of 98 projects are chosen based on issues of sustainability . Click links for more details. http://architectureofnecessity.blogspot.com/2013/05/wood-2013-and-architecture-of-necessity.html
EJA placed third in a competition to design a poetic and useful structure for a caravanserai community in Canning Town, East London, using materials from an inventory of construction waste. Click here for more info
A proposal for elderly low-income housing in the city of Singapore received ‘honourable mention’ in the international HOME competition organised by Building Trust International. Click here for more details
EJA’s proposal for ‘School for Burma’ or ‘Border School’ in Thailand is shortlisted at the World Architecture Festival 2012 to be held in Singapore between the 3rd and 5th of October 2012
EJA’s proposal for mobile and modular school made from bamboo received honourable mention in the international ‘School for Burma’ competition organised by Building Trust International UK
The Millennium Bamboo School project forms part of the exhibition organised by Cooper Hewitt – National Design Museum, running at the United Nations Headquarters New York from October 15, 2011 running through to January 9, 2012. The CITIES exhibition is currently touring the United States.