CREATE – Campus for Research Excellence and Technological Enterprise / Perkins+Will

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Architects: Perkins+Will
Location:
Area: 700000.0 ft2
Year: 2013
Photographs: Tim Griffith

Stephen Riady Centre / DP Architects

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Architects: DP Architects
Location: 21 Lower Kent Ridge Road, National University of , 119077
Project Team Members: Chin Thoe Chong, Hoo Chuen Piew, Goh Soh Mui, Emmanuel Sabido, Ramir Poyaoan, Hanafi Kasnan, Alexis Chan, Ahmad Iskandar, , Hamish Winstanley, Jeffrey Hans, Salazar Miranda, Rizal Hamdani, Randy Setiadinata, Yap Woon Hwee, Wendy Tan, John Tan, Theresia Widyasari, Monica Boenawan, Yap Shiow Hwa, Jael Tutay, Desera Puti, Asep Ajabar, Cheryl Koh, Carlito Sosito, Bonifacio Dela Cruz, Huang Jiahui, Jayson Manalo, Raymond Ong
Area: 23880.0 sqm
Year: 2012
Photographs: Marc Tey, Rory Daniel

Submit Your Best Projects for WAF 2015

The search for the winning projects for the 2015 World Architecture Festival (WAF) awards has already begun and now is the time to submit your best projects for consideration. WAF is the world’s largest architectural festival and awards event, annually recognizing exceptional architecture projects from around the globe.

Projects are considered across 30 categories and every entry will be listed on WAF’s global architecture archive, worldbuildingsdirectory.com. If selected as a finalist, you will be invited to the WAF festival in November at ’s Suntec Convention & Exhibition Centre to present your project in front of the WAF jury, which includes Kerry Hill, Sir Peter Cook, Sou Fujimoto and Manuelle Gautrand.

This year WAF will be held from November 4-6. The festival features three days of  conferences, exhibitions and lectures, during which the awards ceremony will take place. Last year’s theme was “Architects and the City” and featured Rocco Yim and Moshe Safdie as keynote speakers.

Eng Kong Garden / HYLA Architects

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Architects: HYLA Architects
Location: Eng Kong Garden,
Principal Architect: Mr. Han Loke Kwang
Assistant Architects: Tiffany Ow
Area: 357.0 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: Derek Swalwell

Faber Terrace / HYLA Architects

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Architects: HYLA Architects
Location:
Principal Architect: Mr. Han Loke Kwang
Assistant Architects: Domenic Daniel, Charissa Chan
Area: 374.0 sqm
Year: 2014
Photographs: Derek Swalwell

Greenbank Park / HYLA Architects

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Architects: HYLA Architects
Location: Greenbank Park,
Principal Architect: Mr. Han Loke Kwang
Assistant Architects: Yuzhe, Nicholas Gomes
Area: 520.0 sqm
Year: 2014
Photographs: Derek Swalwell

Primrose Avenue / HYLA Architects

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Architects: HYLA Architects
Location: Primrose Avenue,
Principal Architect: Han Loke Kwang
Assistant Architects: Quek Li-En, Watinee Roajduang
Area: 334.0 sqm
Year: 2014
Photographs: Derek Swalwell

Group8asia Nears Completion on “Verdant Urban Oasis” in Singapore

Current Construction Aerial. Image © Darren Soh

Group8asia is nearing completion on a first-prize winning proposal that is meant to revive the concept of public housing in Singapore. The Punggol Waterway Terraces, so named for the river on which they’re set, will be a sustainable community that aims to echo the utopic exuberance of ’s first housing developments in the 1970s. Arranged around central courtyards, these high-rise apartments hope to create a sleek, graceful skyline that contrasts with the verdant greenery of their landscape.

Jardin / DP Architects

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Architects: DP Architects
Location: Ridgewood Condominium,
Project Team Members: Seah Chee Huang, Yeong Weng Fai, Eric Yau, Nur Alina Bte Mohamed Ali, Ng Ting Yu, Lim Foong Ting
Area: 17940.0 sqm
Year: 2014
Photographs: Courtesy of DP Architects

Sunray / DP Architects

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Architects: DP Architects
Location: Sungei Kadut,
Design Team: Angelene Chan, Yong Hock Seng, Doan Quang Hiep, Claudia Nam, Widari Bahrin, Arjun Rosha, Alvin Arre, Syahirah Abbas
Area: 16800.0 sqm
Year: 2014
Photographs: Courtesy of DP Architects

New Administration Building at Institute of Mental Health / LOOK Architects

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Architects: LOOK Architects
Location: Buangkok View,
Area: 5533.0 sqm
Year: 2014
Photographs: Courtesy of LOOK Architects Mr Choo Meng Foo

Lee Kong Chian School Of Medicine / LOOK Architects

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Architects: LOOK Architects
Location: 11 Mandalay Road,
Area: 3985.0 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: Courtesy of LOOK Architects

Monoform Living / Produce.Workshop

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Architects: Produce.Workshop
Location: Novena,
Area: 75.0 sqm
Year: 2014
Photographs: Edward Hendricks, CI&A Photography

Wilkinson Eyre Claim Plagiarism At 2015 Milan Expo Site

It seems as though the complex case of architectural copyright has been a major talking point of 2014. As the year begins to draw to a close, a fresh tension has risen between two European offices. British practice Wilkinson Eyre have claimed that a central structure at the site of the 2015 Milan Expo is direct plagiarism of their Cooled Conservatories at Gardens by the Bay project in Singapore, completed in 2012. According to an article in The Telegraph, the ‘Tree of Life’ will “form the centre-piece of the Italian pavilion” in Milan.

Safdie Architects Design Glass “Air Hub” for Singapore Changi Airport

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Today, Safdie Architects revealed plans for a glass, spherical “air hub” that will be built at the center of the Singapore’s Changi , the world’s sixth busiest . The “jeweled” biodome was presented as a “new paradigm” for international airports that will boost Singapore’s stopover appeal and become a “lifestyle destination” for both travelers and local residents.

Learn more about the design and a word from Moshe Safdie, after the break. 

SPARK Proposes Vertical Farming Hybrid to House Singapore’s Aging Population

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To address issues surrounding Asia’s aging population and food scarcity, SPARK has unveiled a conceptual project the blends affordable retirement housing with urban farming. The proposal, titled “Home Farm,” integrates vertical aquaponic farming and rooftop soil planting with high-density housing designed for seniors that provides residents with a desirable garden environment and opportunities for post-retirement employment.

“We designed this concept for ,” says SPARK Director Stephen Pimbley, “but there is the potential for it to be applied in any location that would support the growth of leafy green vegetables on building facades and rooftops.” He continues, “We are keen to see this project materialise at some point in the future. The concept is a realizable solution to real and pressing problems faced by many of the world’s growing cities.”

Read on to learn more about the concept.

Audi Centre Singapore / ONG&ONG Pte Ltd

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Architects: ONG&ONG Pte Ltd
Location:
Area: 7642.0 sqm
Year: 2012
Photographs: Aaron Pocock

66MRN-House / ONG&ONG Pte Ltd

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Architects: ONG&ONG Pte Ltd
Location:
Team Directors: Diego Molina & Maria Arango
Area: 924.0 ft2
Year: 2013
Photographs: Derek Swalwell