News by tag: WOHA


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.

Tall Trends of 2016

Found17. January 2017
By: John Hill
MahNakhon in Bangkok by Buro Ole Scheeren (Photo: Pace Development)
The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) has published a study and report examining all of the buildings over 200 meters tall that were completed in 2016. 

2016 Monograph Roundup

Insight 2. December 2016
By: John Hill
As the year draws to a close we're presenting a selection of monographs on World-Architects member firms. Like last year's list, this baker's dozen illustrates that the architectural monograph is alive and well.
VIA 57 WEST (Photo: Nic Lehoux)
The 450-foot-tall "courtscraper" designed by BIG - Bjarke Ingels Group for The Durst Organization on Manhattan's West Side has won the 2016 International Highrise Award, the biennial award given by the Deutsches Architekturmuseum, DekaBank, and the City of Frankfurt.

WOHA's Green Superdensity

Film20. May 2016
By: John Hill
Permeable Lattice City (Image: Courtesy of WOHA)
The fourth installment in an interview series that explores the philosophical concerns of architects exhibiting at "TIME - SPACE - EXISTENCE," a collateral event at the 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale, features architects Wong Mun Summ and Richard Hassell of Singapore's WOHA.

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.

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).