Architect Soo K Chan’s Understanding of Design

An exclusive video interview with the mastermind behind extraordinary buildings and structures

Across the more than 40 international projects architect Soo K Chan has touched—from public works to resorts, homes and even furniture—a clear design language has been declared that balances a pristine, organized stature with a sense of awe. Chan, the founding principal and design director of SCDA Architects—launched in Singapore back in 1995—takes a holistic approach to all ventures, touching everything from epic facades to …

Living Under The Sun: Tropical Interiors and Architecture

Enviable houses with breathtaking views that blend nature with a human touch

Perhaps not a cure for the post-long-weekend blues, Gestalten’s new hardcover tome “Living Under The Sun: Tropical Interiors and Architecture” showcases beautifully designed and decorated houses that happen to be located in the middle of tropical wonderlands. Homes in Vietnam, India, Brazil and everywhere in between have been photographed, and, like their surroundings, the designs are varied—with everything from beach shacks to mid-century modern mansions …