Back in March the The Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) launched a Request for Proposals for the Rail Corridor in Singapore and received proposals from 64 teams in the Stage 1 Pre-Qualification exercise that closed on 15 April 2015. The teams comprise local and international landscape architectural and architectural firms, including tie-ups between local and international firms.
The URA recently announced the 5 teams shortlisted for Stage 2A includes West 8; Grant Associates; Turenscape; Nikken Sekkei; Olin Partnership; for the full list of team members…..
Lead Landscape Architect: West 8 (The Netherlands)
Lead Architect: DP Architects (Singapore)
Lead Landscape Architect: Grant Associates (Singapore/UK)
Lead Architect: MVRDV (The Netherlands)
Local Architect: Architects 61 (Singapore)
Lead Landscape Architect: Turenscape International (China)
Lead Architect: MKPL Architects (Singapore)
Lead Architect & Lead Landscape Architect: Nikken Sekkei (Japan)
Local Landscape Architect: Tierra Design (Singapore)
Lead Landscape Architect: Olin Partnership (United States)
Lead Architect: OMA Asia (Hong Kong)
Local Architect: DP Architects (Singapore)
“The five teams chosen demonstrated a clear understanding of the design issues and considerations for the project. They showed originality and creativity in their approaches, but yet were sensitive to the local context and relate strongly to the planning and design goals,” said Mr Ng Lang, Chief Executive Officer of the URA and Chairperson of the Evaluation Panel.
In this stage, the five design teams will develop the overall Concept Master Plan and Concept Proposals for the Rail Corridor, including two special interest areas for the urban-green-blue integrated concepts at Choa Chu Kang, and the concept designs for the adaptive reuse of the former Tanjong Pagar Railway Station.
Find out more information at URA – Singapore Rail Corridor