Iype is a trained architect, who often indulges in writing and amateur photography. She was a cinephile and a melophile even before she knew what those words meant. She is inclined towards architecture journalism, and can usually be found curled up reading a book, or cooking for therapeutic relief.
Articles by Jincy Iype
by Jincy Iype Oct 23, 2019
The futuristic design by COBE and DISSING+WEITLING architecture features a sweeping footbridge, a train station and parking facilities, offering spectacular views of the cultural landscape.
by Jincy Iype Oct 21, 2019
The façade of mixed-use building WERK12, animated by verbal expressions like ‘HMPF’, ‘AAHHH’ and ‘OH’ found in German comics, pays tribute to the graffiti culture of Munich.
by Jincy Iype Oct 18, 2019
The council housing project in Norwich, a sustainable community design that meets Passivhaus standards, has been announced as the ‘best building in the UK’ by RIBA.
by Jincy Iype Oct 17, 2019
IDF Design Icon Awards in partnership with STIR recognised 8 trailblazing design creatives who are furthering Indian design on a global platform.
by Jincy Iype Oct 14, 2019
The new glass building by David Chipperfield Architects for the luxury watch brand, with its design in accordance with LEED Platinum, will reflect Rolex’s quality and excellence.
by Jincy Iype Oct 12, 2019
The exhibition features five of Studio Drift’s most compelling and striking art installations, including Fragile Future 3, Amplitude, Franchise Freedom, Drifters and Coded Coincidence.
by Jincy Iype Oct 11, 2019
STIR speaks to the Indian architect, the winner of AYDA 2018/19, whose project Children Uprooted looks at transforming war-torn areas in Syria into playgrounds for children.
by Jincy Iype Oct 05, 2019
The Disruptors exhibition at the Petersen Automotive Museum tests boundaries of design by rejecting common perceptions of automobiles and following reductionism.
by Jincy Iype Oct 03, 2019
The contemporary residence by Fran Silvestre Arquitectos sits firmly amid a golf course field in Lisbon, Portugal, presenting a minimal and aesthetic design.
by Jincy Iype Oct 02, 2019
The British architectural firm echoes Hearst’s commitment to sustainability through the design of her eponymous fashion brand’s new store in London’s Mayfair neighbourhood.
by Jincy Iype Sep 30, 2019
World Design Organisation (WDO) has named Valencia (Spain), and Lille Metropole (France), as the World Design Capitals for their effectual design usage that drives urban development.
by Jincy Iype Sep 27, 2019
Incorporating traditional Chinese architecture in its fluid design, the starfish-shaped airport by ZHA is expected to be the world’s largest, and will be the region’s major transport hub.
by Jincy Iype Sep 24, 2019
Apple’s latest store in Tokyo’s business district Marunouchi expresses a simple materiality, with open, light-filled interiors and vitrines lining its facades.
by Jincy Iype Sep 21, 2019
Located in Eskişehir, the art museum is a collection of stacked, timber boxes, displaying a spirited mix of the old and new, and touted to become an iconic landmark in Turkey.
by Jincy Iype Sep 13, 2019
Designer Paul Cocksedge’s ambitious landmark installation Please Be Seated doubles up as urban furniture at the London Design Festival 2019.
by Jincy Iype Sep 12, 2019
Self-taught Japanese architect Tadao Ando displayed his works in Milan for the first time, in an exhibition titled The Challenge, reflecting on his design and creative principles.
by Jincy Iype Aug 31, 2019
Located at the new wing of the Aventura Mall in Miami, Florida, the newest Apple store is a vision in white as it draws inspiration from the region’s nautical and architectural roots.
by Jincy Iype Aug 26, 2019
Designed by Zaha Hadid Virtual Reality Group in partnership with L-Acoustics, LOOP has an undulating form, and will offer exceptional sound, aided by virtual reality technology.
by Jincy Iype Aug 23, 2019
Designed by Matthew Barnett Howland with Dido Milne and Oliver Wilton, the Cork House is an experimental, carbon neutral private house made almost entirely out of cork.
by Jincy Iype Aug 22, 2019
Ranging from designer carpets to glassware, the new Zaha Hadid Design collection at the leading design event in China manifested the late iconic architect’s design methodology.
by Jincy Iype Aug 20, 2019
The latest Akin Barber & Shop outlet at The Beach development in Dubai Marina - designed by Anarchitect - sets up an elite, adaptable module design for the brand.
by Jincy Iype Aug 16, 2019
MVRDV conceptualises an office and residential building in the Dutch village of Sint-Michielsgestel, with its façade covered in plants, set within a gridded, ‘rack’ system.
by Jincy Iype Aug 14, 2019
International design firm Snøhetta unveils a first-of-its-kind underwater restaurant cum marine life research centre, called Under, in Lindesnes, Norway.
by Jincy Iype Aug 08, 2019
UNStudio presents a sustainability report, highlighting their projects centered around mobility to meet current and future evolving challenges of urbanisation.
by Jincy Iype Aug 02, 2019
Embracing the concept of sustainability, Tokyo 2020 has made 5,000 medals for the Games by retrieving metals from used small electronic devices.
by Jincy Iype Jul 31, 2019
Cerejeira Fontes Architects constructed Cheia de Graça Chapel - a tree inspired structure - within an old, existing chapel, in the Braga district of Portugal.
by Jincy Iype Jul 25, 2019
A communion of design and luxury, Paul Sandip designs the Biometric Switch Panel, an industry first feature.
by Jincy Iype Jul 23, 2019
2002 Pritzker Prize laureate Glenn Murcutt reveals a minimalist and climate responsive design for the 2019 MPavilion at Queen Victoria Gardens, Melbourne.
by Jincy Iype Jul 16, 2019
A finalist at the Lexus Design Awards 2019 during the Milan Design Week, product designer Shuzhan Yuan from China, tackles off shore oil spills with his project, Hydrus.
by Jincy Iype Jun 26, 2019
Through the creation of a courtyard as an 'urban oasis', Neri&Hu's design for Hotel Alila Bangsar is a great example for hotel architecture in Malaysia.