Architecture City Guide: Singapore

Thanks to our readers’ help like, Jonathan Choe, we bring you an Architecture City Guide to . The city’s “recent prosperity and extremely dense urban situation has lead to a wealth of incredible architecture from architects around the world,” says Choe. Today we bring you only 12 buildings as a starting point. Please leave some of your favorites in the comment section below as we intend to expand it in the near future.

To check out other cities visit our world map or our Architecture City Guide page.
The Architecture City Guide: Singapore list and corresponding map after the break.

AD Classics: Pearl Bank Apartments / Tan Cheng Siong

Photo by Choo Yut Shing - http://www.flickr.com/photos/25802865@N08/

At the time of its completion in 1976, the Pearl Bank Apartment complex was the highest-density and tallest residential structure in at 38 stories.  The total height of the horseshoe-shaped complex exceeded 430’ tall and was home for over 1,500 inhabitants.  Designed by of Archurban Architects & Planners, Pearl Bank served as a beacon of contemporary residential design and acted as precedent to the subsequent high-density urban development in Singapore and throughout southeast Asia.