News by tag: Singapore


Oasia Hotel Downtown

Works 8. March 2017
Singapore, Singapore - 2016
Photo: Patrick Bingham-Hall
A verdant tower of green in the heart of Singapore’s dense Central Business District, Oasia Hotel Downtown is a prototype of land use intensification for the urban tropics. Unlike the sealed skyscrapers that evolved out of the temperate west, this tropical “living tower” offers an alternative image to the sleek technology of the genre.

Enabling Village

Works 2. March 2017
Singapore, Singapore - 2015
Nest Block & Garden Cabana (Photo: Patrick Bingham-Hall)
Located in Redhill, the project is a demonstration of heartland rejuvenation and community building, through masterplanning and the adaptive reuse of Bukit Merah Vocational Institute built in the 1970s. The property was re-purposed as the Enabling Village - an inclusive space that integrates education, work, training, retail and lifestyle, connecting people with disabilities and the society.

WOHA at the Skyscraper Museum

Insight13. April 2016
By: John Hill
Photo: Christian Erroi, courtesy of WOHA
WOHA's GARDEN CITY | MEGA CITY exhibition is on display at the Skyscraper Museum in New York City from 23 March until 4 September 2016. World-Architects editor John Hill got an opening-day tour from WOHA partners Wong Mun Summ and Richard Hassell and filed this report.

WOHA's SkyVille @ Dawson

Film 8. April 2016
By: John Hill
Photo: Screenshot
Next week we'll have a write-up of the WOHA exhibition, GARDEN CITY | MEGA CITY, now on display at the Skyscraper Museum in New York, but in the meantime take a look at some drone footage of their recently completed SkyVille @ Dawson in Singapore.

Beach Hut

Works 8. April 2016
Singapore, Singapore - 2016
All images courtesy of SPARK
Inspired by the work of Parley for the Oceans and their collaborative work with Adidas, and G Star Raw and Pharrell Williams using recycled ocean waste to create innovative products, SPARK’s beach hut is fabricated from discarded plastic collected from the beaches and seas of South East Asia.
PRODUCE Workshop

Kki Sweets and The Little Dröm Store

Works 8. December 2015
By: PRODUCE Workshop
Singapore, Singapore
Photo: Edward Hendricks, CI&A Photography
This project won the Retail Category of the INSIDE World Festival of Interiors 2015, which was held alongside the World Architecture Festival 2015.
Photos: Iwan Baan (All photographs courtesy of WAF)
The Interlace, a residential development in Singapore designed by OMA/Buro Ole Scheeren has been named World Building of the Year 2015 at the World Architecture Festival.


Works26. August 2015
Singapore, Singapore - 2014
Photo: Derek Swalwell (All images courtesy of ONG&ONG)
66MRN is a Zen-inspired house featuring strong architectural lines and shapes, belying a sophisticated living environment that maximizes views of nature.

WOHA Wins Urban Habitat Award

Headlines23. July 2015
By: John Hill
Photo: John Hill/World-Architects
WOHA's PARKROYAL on Pickering in Singapore has won the 2015 Urban Habitat Award from the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH).
Photo: © MND, courtesy of Urban Redevelopment Authority
The Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) has selected 5 teams to participate in the second stage of the Rail Corridor competition aimed at developing a conceptual master plan for a 24-kilometer-long former railway in Singapore.