The Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) recently launced a Request for Proposals for the Rail Corridor in Singapore. The URA is inviting architects and landscape architects to assemble a multi-disciplinary Design Team and provide consultancy services to develop a Concept Master Plan and Concept Proposals for the Rail Corridor Project in | Read More
Marina One is a mixed-use development at the centre of Singapore’s business district aims to become its signature real estate development. Its brief is to define new standards of luxury urban living and to create an international benchmark for design and sustainability excellence.
Keppel Island was one of the small islets clustered around the harbour headlands. Leveled and redeveloped for berthage and dockside the original topography of the landform was lost to concrete wateredge structures and flat whartside space. Now the ships, the cranes and cargo have all gone. The sea breeze cools | Read More
The new Far East Organization Children’s Garden opens at Singapore’s Gardens by the Bay on today (21 January), designed by Grant Associates. A major new feature of the 54 hectare Bay South Garden, the Far East Organization Children’s Garden will offer a one-hectare mix of play experiences for all ages.
Plans have been announced for a mega integrated healthcare hub, to be built around Tan Tock Seng Hospital in Singapore, designed by Broadway Malyan. ‘Health City Novena’ is spearheaded by Tan Tock Seng Hospital, the National Healthcare Group and Singapore Health Ministry, and will serve patients in Central Singapore, where the | Read More
A recently completed building with 4 additional floors; the requirement was to replace an unsightly mesh-façade and improve on a bland and uninviting disused space behind it. Located within the prime Singapore Central Business District (CBD), the 1984 building is 10 storeys tall and was originally designed to be environmentally | Read More
In June we published the most amazing project of 2012 – Gardens by the Bay in Singapore designed by Grant Associates which won the World Building of the Year at WAF. June also saw Herzog & de Meuron and Ai Weiwei’s 2012 Serpentine Gallery Pavilion and West 8’s Jubilee Gardens open in London.
March saw us publish the James Corner Field Operations design for High Line Section 3 and also their winning entry for Chicago’s Navy Pier. Also published in March was Kallang River Bishan Park in Singapore by Atelier Dreiseitl which later WAF landscape architecture award in October 2012.
Gardens by the Bay – Grant Associates | Image Credit Robert Such The RSA has announced the Royal Designers for Industry awards that began as a means by which to enhance the status of designers today remains the highest accolade for designers in the UK and is conferred to those | Read More
This week the World Architecture Festival has been under way and yesterday the festival awards were announced with Kallang River Bishan Park, Singapore winning the landscape prize and Gardens by the Bay, Singapore winning World Building of the Year. Kallang River Bishan Park by Atelier Dreiseitl won the landscape prize as the judges deemed “This remarkable project fundamentally transforming | Read More