Pippa Woodhead

Digital Editor, Property Report

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Dawn of a new era in old Bangkok quarter

Wat Arun, Bangkok's pearly Temple of Dawn, cuts a striking figure as you chug along the bustling Chao Phraya river. The iconic pagoda, which dates back to the time of the Ayutthaya Kingdom, has recently been released from a sentence of obscurity behind scaffolding for repairs.

5 minutes with a Barcelona smart city expert

Cities all over the world are opening up to the vast potential of smart technologies and what they can do for urban efficiency, sustainability, and the happiness of people living there. While general consensus is that Singapore leads the way in this respect in Asia, in Europe, there are several contenders for the smart crown, one of which is certainly Barcelona.

5 Singapore properties that 'Crazy Rich Asians' will love

If you had infinite funds, which slice of Singaporean real estate paradise would you choose to call home? This week sees the release of the highly anticipated movie Crazy Rich Asians, set in Singapore, and as you would expect, a number of luxurious homes form the backdrop for many scenes.

Tradition and technology meet in this Hong Kong penthouse

The Morgan, the luxury residences from Phoenix Property Investors in Hong Kong's Upper Middle Levels, may have opened its doors last year but it has only now unveiled its crowning jewel - the penthouse. Robert Cheng, the eminent creative force and founder of Brewin Design Office, was appointed the task of designing the interiors for the 3,962-square-foot property.


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Be there now

Virtual reality is set to change almost everything in the real estate world – from first design and purchase to furnishings. But how far reaching is the technology and when will it become the norm?

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London Conversation

Despite a turbulent year for the country’s politics, faith in the luxury market in the UK capital is stronger than ever. Asian investors with longterm vision should brush up on their history and consider the city’s older residential stock, says Naomi Heaton, founder of London Central Portfolio

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Open to the elements

From an Olympic-standard stadium in Mongolia to a Hainan wellness centre, eco-conscious engineer Armelle Le Bihan has harnessed natural resources to elevate projects across Asia



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