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Past, Present and Future Co-Exists in Harmony

The year 2024 marks a very special anniversary for our client which is one of the largest banking and financial services institutions in the world – we are exuberant in celebrating their roots extending back one hundred and forty years, nestled among the diverse cultures, values, and ethnic groups that have shaped the nation’s rich… Read more »

SL+A Singapore Making Moves with New Country Head

The SL+A family is delighted to announce Mr. Chin Yoon Han as the new Country Head for SL+A Singapore! Yoon Han has a proven track record of success and brings to our firm a unique blend of tenacity, truth, and teamwork. We welcome the attentive insights and fresh perspectives he has on workplace design, business… Read more »

2023 Annual Group Meeting in Taipei, “The Future is Now”

The highly anticipated Taipei 2023 Annual Group Meeting Party organized at Sea to Sky, Taipei concluded with resounding success. Bringing together our regional offices from Kuala Lumpur, Hongkong, Tokyo, Seoul, and Shanghai, along with esteemed clients, vendors and sponsors, the event showcased remarkable collaboration, creativity, and compassion. The pinnacle achievement of the meeting was the… Read more »

Celebrating design, progress and being fifty!

In 1972, American Architect Steven Leach established SL+A in Hong Kong. By all accounts, he was a force to be reckoned with, expanding the business across Asia within just a few years. Before Steven’s passing, he differentiated his offer with a suite of multi-disciplinary distinct services including: architecture, interior design, graphics, procurement and project management…. Read more »

SL+A HOTELS Group Welcomes Victor Lee

The SL+A HOTELS Group has contributed to a very significant part of the Steven Leach history; at first as a separate division in the early 1990s focused solely on hospitality for the growing demand in Hong Kong, China, and Philippines. Headquartered in Hong Kong, the The SL+A HOTELS division flourished until Steven’s passing in 1996…. Read more »

Between a Memory and a Dream

At the intersection where traditional flavours of Hangzhou meets innovative modern twist on cuisine, Tien Hsiang Lo achieves a delicate balance that delights guests with every dish. The Landis Taipei Hotel is truly unmatched in their strict adherence to capturing the essence of Hang delicacies. Our SL+A Taipei team believes in creating a space that… Read more »

Steven Leach Group designed Citrix Systems’ new office in Nanjing, China, featured by Office Concept.

CREATIVE SPACES Diversity in contemporary design elements, including the use of interface’s nature-inspired carpets helps create a natural collaborative work environment at Citrix Systems’ new office in China.   Modern office design now takes inspiration from social spaces such as cafes, clubs and parks – places where chance meetings and open discussions happens naturally. In… Read more »

The Aquila is spectacular even for Phuket’s high-end ’hood

Tony Stark-like complex on cliff edge is for the soirée that never sleeps If escaping the daily grind for a mix of debauchery and pampering ranks high on your to-do list, then you need a destination. The perfect playground exudes modern luxury and encourages a bit of naughtiness. It has discreet staff so skilled, they… Read more »

Steven Leach Group designed Aquila featured by TRENDS

  Despite extremely challenging conditions and the large scale construction, this clifftop home fits snugly into the contours of its site. Some sites present so many challenges that it’s a wonder that anything gets built on them at all. But, paradoxically, the restrictions that a site presents can also pinpoint the design solutions that make… Read more »

Edrington was ranked as one of the “6 Stunning Office Bars That Are Much Cooler Than Your Happy Hour Joint”

Steven Leach Group-designed Edrington was ranked as one of the “6 Stunning Office Bars That Are Much Cooler Than Your Happy Hour Joint” by INC.com. SL+A Taiwan designed the new offices of international beverage company The Edrington Group located in Taipei. The offices radiate sophistication and are synonymous with the brand reputation of Edrington, a… Read more »

“Redefining Boundaries: The Agile Workplace”

“Redefining Boundaries: The Agile Workplace” by Trends Publishing From an initial brief of designing and construction of 5 floors of fit out, the brief for this project grew to deliver 7 floors following the full integration of GE’s recent and significant acquisition, Alstom. The new office houses multiple GE businesses that include Power Services, Oil… Read more »

Steven Leach Group-designed Edrington was ranked as the top amazing office space design in Taipei

SL+A Taiwan designed the new offices of international beverage company The Edrington Group located in Taipei. The offices radiate sophistication and are synonymous with the brand reputation of Edrington, a firm with origins in the mid-19th century. Edrington is the maker of some of the world’s best loved Scotch whiskies, including The Macallan, The Famous… Read more »

Steven Leach Group-designed AmGeneral featured by TRENDS

Better Together” When a large motoring insurer and general insurer come together at one address, an attention to transparency and connection creates a strong company ethos Merging two companies into one multi-floor business location provides opportunity to reinvent everything from hierarchies to design aesthetics. AmGeneral Insurance came into being when general insurance provider AmG Insurance… Read more »

Steven Leach Group-designed Chevrolet was voted as one of the top 7 most incredible offices in Bangkok

The 21,000 sq ft Bangkok headquarters of Chevrolet was designed by the Steven Leach Group in 2015. In addition to Thai cultural adornments, the walls are also decorated with creative visuals that demonstrate various GM and Chevrolet product icons. See original article here AGENT is for Entrepreneurs, Business Owners, and Career Professionals who are Driven by their Passion…. Read more »

Baan Plai Haad featured in book “Small Medium Architecture”

The sales office is a three-story building located to the east of the site. Customers can enter from a public road on the south and park their car in a courtyard surrounded by green walls. The walkway leads them to the main terrace where they can sit and enjoy a view of the sea before… Read more »

Steven Leach Group’s Bangkok office was the interior designer for CentralPlaza Nakhon Si Thammarat shopping mall.

CENTRALPLAZA NAKHON SI THAMMARAT NAKHON SI THAMMARAT THAILAND CentralPlaza Nakhon Si Thammarat is a new shopping plaza designed to create a new exciting shopping experience. The architecture is developed from the concept of shadow play. The project’s design revolves around the elements of light, colour, shade and shadow – inspired by the traditional southern shadow… Read more »

Steven Leach Group’s Baan Plai Haad featured in art4d magazine

Another project with the terrace functioning as the key architectural component is Sansiri’s Baan Plai Haad that has Steven J. Leach Architects (SL+A) overseeing the design. The project consists of one 31-story building and one 7-storey building and the room types range from one to three bedrooms. Among the total 353 units are duplexes that… Read more »

Steven Leach Group’s Seoul office designed a floor for Daejeon Sun Dental Hospital’s pediatric care

DAEJEON SUN DENTAL HOSPITAL The old design was outdated. The design brief was to create liveliness by using child-friendly design, such as the safari theme that was created.  The design transformed the clinic to an energetic and pleasant place for parents to bring their children to get a dental check-up. The reception and corridor inspired… Read more »

Steven Leach Group-designed Baan Plai Haad featured in designboom

‘Baan plai haad’ is a residential development in the heart of pattaya, thailand. located along wongamat beach — an hour or so drive from bangkok — the site is comprised of two structures, 31 stories and seven stories, for 353 units in total. the design was completed by thai firm steven j. leach architects, whose… Read more »

Steven Leach Group’s Bangkok office was the architect for The Riviera

THE RIVIERA WONGAMAT – PATTAYA – THAILAND The Riviera is set to display a stylish and vibrant lifestyle in an affordable but high quality environment, where residents can gain access to modern facilities such as infinity pools, fitness suites and sky lounges. The project is located in Pattaya – a popular tourist town and the… Read more »

CIMB headquarters in KL featured in mytrends

Major ASEAN bank headquarters optimises staff connections and space efficiency When bringing together teams from disparate parts of a city in one masthead building, it makes sense to create a unified theme on at least two counts – to give the newly gathered staff a sense of togetherness; and to create an office system that… Read more »

“Steven Leach Group’s Seoul Office Designed LINA Life Insurance (Cigna)”

LINA Life Insurance (Cigna) has moved its headquarters to Jongno-gu, Seoul. The 23-floor building was designed under the concept of ‘willing heart’ that reflects the company philosophy: contributing to the society and open communication internally and externally. We mainly used wood so that a sense of warmth is created and applied fabric as a focal… Read more »

“Steven Leach Group’s Seoul Office Designed AIA Building”

AIA Life in Seoul relocated to a new building. The old space did not reflect the modern brand of AIA. The design vision is to convey AIA’s history since the 90s and its familiarity with the local market. The diagonal lines in the ceiling and meeting rooms reflect a modern look, and the wooden panel… Read more »

Steven Leach Group Taipei office featured in ID magazine

STEVEN LEACH GROUP TAIPEI OFFICE Location: Taipei, Taiwan Certification: LEED for Commercial Interiors Gold Size: Tenant Fit Out, 8,288 SM Steven Leach Group’s Taipei Office achieved LEED-CI Gold certification in the spring of 2014. The commercial tenant fit-out is located in the existing structure of an older building with low and wide concrete beams, which presented… Read more »

Steven Leach Group: Adding value to the office

TOKYO — As professional interior designers, architects and project managers, the Steven Leach group has carved out a niche for itself in nine countries in Asia and Eastern Europe. The company was established in Hong Kong 40 years ago and has been in the Japanese market for the past 20 years. In Japan, the company… Read more »