IT'S time to take a slow boat to the South of France - one of the roads less taken when it comes to exploring a region that's just a few hours by train from Paris.

HAPPY National Day. As the countdown begins towards Singapore's 54th birthday, Weekend magazine devotes the entire issue to all things Singaporean. For a start, we go back in time to spotlight...

WITH an open plan kitchen, living room, bedroom, bathroom and snug sleeping space in the roof, this small house resembles any other regular abodes except for one key element - it is made almost...

BY day, Richard Hassell is the founding director of WOHA, very much a household name in the Singapore architecture scene with award-winning works in its portfolio including the Kampung Admiralty...

Martha Thorne is the dean at a small and relatively unknown architecture school in Spain, but she also has a part-time, behind-the-scenes job that attracts the attention of world-famous architects...