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Jam Free

BY COLIN MACGILLIVRAY
@ VOL 4 ON APR 15, 2017

Colin  MacGillivray presents an innovative solution to traffic congestion at intersections which is invisible and much cheaper than flyovers.

 

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20 Steps Back on a Coffee’s Journey

BY RAVEN KWOK
@ VOL 4 ON APR 15, 2017

Raven Kwok shares photos of the thing that most people can't live without, coffee. Pictures will show, in reverse, how coffee ends up in our cup. Each picture represents a vital step that contributes to a good cup of specialty coffee.

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Global Design Studio: Creatives can bring positive change and transform communities

BY PROFESSOR KHOA DO
@ VOL 4 ON APR 15, 2017

The Global . Design . Studio (G.D.S Program) is an active community-network of creatives collaborating on projects supporting the design, development and delivery of innovative approaches to education, research and practice. It is fundamentally a knowledge sharing and community engagement platform for participating creatives.

The team shares a strong belief in the importance of creating avenues to respond to complex challenges facing built environments worldwide by interconnecting intelligence across creative industries, practice and academia.

 Global creatives can bring positive change and transform communities through Design by engaging in collaborative Studio projects” – (Do & Mancini, 2015)

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Datsuzoku – An escape from everyday routine

BY DENNY LEE
@ VOL 4 ON APR 15, 2017

As a full time student that attended lots of tuition back in 2011, the only hobby that Denny Lee had was playing with polymer clay. Started from scratch to something that can be sold, Denny was extremely happy to know that more and more people appreciate his hardwork. Hobby that becomes a business and then back into a hobby again, was a long and tough experience. Nevertheless, Denny believes that you should just believe in yourself, as anything is possible.

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The story of Silk: How passion brings people together

BY CHLOE LING
@ VOL 4 ON APR 15, 2017

Chloe Ling first started her journey in dance in the bellydance genre. Here, she was introduced to a large repertoire of props usually used in the art. After delving deeper into the history of the props, she fell in love with their stories and how they come to represent the power passion has to connect and bond people 

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Art and Soul

BY JAU GOH
@ VOL 4 ON APR 15, 2017

Jau Goh shares the creative process of her work, her favourite medium timber, triangle as a constant motif and the importance of reiteration.  

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Bario Agrobiodiversity Hub

BY JULIAN LIAN
@ VOL 4 ON APR 15, 2017

Julian Lian shares how conservation through the indigenous living culture is a greater and better methology to prevent climate change. This living culture has already been a part of the Bario Highland ecosystem, and it is crucial to raise the public awareness to preserve it before it is lost.

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Where We Speak Up!

BY REBECCA CHIENG
@ VOL 4 ON APR 15, 2017

Public speaking has always been something that terrifies most of us although we’re enamored by those who can use this skill effectively. But, what if this skill were to be cultivated since young, just like reading or counting? Would it not provide our children and youths the means to better take on future challenges?

It is with this belief that Kids Speak was birthed, as a center where our young can have a voice as well as be equipped with the skills to better channel that voice, Rebecca Chieng shares.

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Street Photography : Moments, People and Scenes

BY JEE FOONG
@ VOL 4 ON APR 15, 2017

Jee Foong presents an overview of how he interprate street photography and what does it mean to me, at the same time giving an insight into what have driven me to capture these images. 

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10 Years Of Miao

BY JIAN KHENG SWEE GOH
@ VOL 4 ON APR 15, 2017

This year marks Jian Kheng Swee Goh's 10th year of his Miao&WafuPafu comics, a comic started as an assignment into a hobby with a vision, and now his life. Jian tells the journey and difficulties to pursuit his passion through the decade.

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Architecture Futures: of the near and far

BY AHDHA MOOSA
@ VOL 4 ON APR 15, 2017

Ahdha Moosa speaks to the importance of divergent design thinking demonstrated through master’s research projects – highly visual studies.

“If everyone is thinking alike, then no one is thinking” – Benjamin Franklin

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A Glimpse into an Artisan Bookbinder's Work Process

BY ANNETTE CHUNG
@ VOL 4 ON APR 15, 2017

As a passionate book binder, Annette Chung shares her step by step process of how her delicate creations come to be.

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