Singapore

Singapore’s Armadillo House Blocks Out Noise Pollution with a Unique Shell

Singapore’s Armadillo House Blocks Out Noise Pollution with a Unique Shell

The two-and-a-half-story corner terrace house is located just across the street from a busy expressway. From the beginning of its design, both the family and the architects were worried about noise,

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Mt. Sinai Renovation’s Winged Bamboo Screen Soars Over Singapore

Mt. Sinai Renovation’s Winged Bamboo Screen Soars Over Singapore

Whereas most contemporary designers restrict their use of bamboo to cosmetic finishes, TOPOS has used it as a structural component as well. The wing that tops the green renovation promotes natural

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UNStudio Unveils V on Shenton Singapore Skyscraper With a Hive-Inspired Facade

UNStudio Unveils V on Shenton Singapore Skyscraper With a Hive-Inspired Facade

The V on Shenton (pronounced Five on Shenton) is part of a larger redevelopment of the CBD and will provide modern office and residential space in two towers. The 23-story office tower matches the scale

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A Swirling Green Roof Tops Gorgeous Nanyang Technical University in Singapore

A Swirling Green Roof Tops Gorgeous Nanyang Technical University in Singapore

  If art school was in our future we might opt to study under, or on top of, the amazing green roof at the School of Art, Design and Media at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore,

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Pelli Clarke Pelli’s Yale-NUS Campus Breaks Ground in Singapore

Pelli Clarke Pelli’s Yale-NUS Campus Breaks Ground in Singapore

The architectural language used by Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects seeks to balance the traditions of Yale's campus in New Haven with those of Southeast Asia. According to the Pelli Clarke Pelli

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NEW PHOTOS: Spectacular Solar Supertrees Open this Month at Singapore’s Gardens by the Bay

NEW PHOTOS: Spectacular Solar Supertrees Open this Month at Singapore’s Gardens by the Bay

The 10 days of revelry celebrating the opening of Singapore's Gardens by the Bay promise to be quite the event, with headliners including Jason Mraz performing on opening night. The Supertrees will also

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Green Renovation Gives Mid-Century Singapore Apartment a New Lease on Life

Green Renovation Gives Mid-Century Singapore Apartment a New Lease on Life

The original architectural finishes and details of this mid-century Singapore apartment were once hidden beneath decades of dust and grime - however it has now been sensitively restored to last another 50

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Bishan Park: Singapore Transforms a Concrete Channel Into a Vibrant Riverside Park

Bishan Park: Singapore Transforms a Concrete Channel Into a Vibrant Riverside Park

Situated in the heart of Singapore, Bishan Park is one of the city's most popular green spaces. Once a utilitarian concrete channel, the site has been transformed into a naturalized river through a

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Groundbreaking Park Royal Tower is Draped with Curtains of Greenery in Singapore

Groundbreaking Park Royal Tower is Draped with Curtains of Greenery in Singapore

Park Royal's leafy podium on Pickering is designed to be a vertical extension of the Hong Lim Park right across the way and at 15,000 square meters of natural features, is twice as large! The contoured

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Solar-Powered Prefab Skyville Complex Commences Construction in Singapore

Solar-Powered Prefab Skyville Complex Commences Construction in Singapore

Prefab construction has become so widely used that it's now possible to precast a building as large as WOHA's 960-unit Skyville @ Dawson housing complex in Singapore! The massive solar-powered city

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Pod-Tastic Bishan Public Library is a Colorful Energy Efficient Addition to Singapore

Pod-Tastic Bishan Public Library is a Colorful Energy Efficient Addition to Singapore

Bishan Public Library is located in a dense urban area surrounded by a variety of multi-purpose buildings like a mall, residences, a community center, a mass transit station, and a government building.

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Daniel Libeskind’s Glittering Reflections on Keppel Bay Towers to Open in March

Daniel Libeskind’s Glittering Reflections on Keppel Bay Towers to Open in March

Situated along 2,460 feet of lush shoreline, Reflections is Libeskind’s first residential project in Asia.  The six residential towers are linked by sky bridges that not only connect the buildings, but

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Singapore’s Space Hub Asia Unifies a Historic Villa and a Shophouse With a Modern Glass Block

Singapore’s Space Hub Asia Unifies a Historic Villa and a Shophouse With a Modern Glass Block

Situated in Singapore’s Arts District, Space Asia Hub cost a cool $50 million, and it promises to offer an unforgettable retail experience. The center seeks to engage visitors with both architecture and

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UNStudio’s Scotts Tower is a Soaring Skyscraper Complete with Sky Gardens and a Green Roof

UNStudio’s Scotts Tower is a Soaring Skyscraper Complete with Sky Gardens and a Green Roof

The Scotts Tower is the first development under the Far East Organization’s SOHO brand, which plans to redesign Singapore to conserve space. Acting as a vertical neighborhood, the tower is constructed

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VW+BS’ Periscope Building Offers a Bird’s-Eye View of Singapore

VW+BS’ Periscope Building Offers a Bird’s-Eye View of Singapore

In big, bustling cities, it's hard to find new space for commercial buildings. But the VW +BS architectural firm took their search in Singapore above and beyond, literally. Their newly constructed

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Stunning Singapore Home Wards Off the Sweltering Heat with Cool Water Ponds

Stunning Singapore Home Wards Off the Sweltering Heat with Cool Water Ponds

The modern home at first appears to be a design of horizontal lines - white concrete frames the first story, while thick wooden roofs extend over outdoor spaces on the second story and to the back of the

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The Sandcrawler: LucasFilm’s Singapore Headquarters is a High Performance Building Straight Out of Tatooine

The Sandcrawler: LucasFilm’s Singapore Headquarters is a High Performance Building Straight Out of Tatooine

Restricted by height and setbacks, the Sandcrawler Building conforms to its site and is shaped like a long narrow horseshoe. A public podium open 24 hours will be in a lush garden space set on a granite

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Telok Blangah Hill Park’s Flying Bridges Soar Through the Sky

Telok Blangah Hill Park’s Flying Bridges Soar Through the Sky

Telok Blangah is certainly breathtaking, but it also has the right kind of attitude when it comes to respecting nature. While some parks are constructed by chopping trees down to make room for open space

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Gorgeous Green-Roofed Ninety7 Home Sits Atop Singapore’s Siglap Hill

Gorgeous Green-Roofed Ninety7 Home Sits Atop Singapore’s Siglap Hill

Ninety7 sits atop Siglap Hill, which offers prominent views of the city. The third floor is set aside for the master bedroom and family room, the second floor accommodates the living and dining area, and

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Solar-Powered Supertrees Sprout at Singapore’s Gardens by the Bay – New Photos!

Solar-Powered Supertrees Sprout at Singapore’s Gardens by the Bay – New Photos!

Gardens by the Bay will be Singapore's largest garden project and is central to the country's continued development of Marina Bay. Managed by the Singapore's National Park Board, the gardens will

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New Pop-Up Shipping Container Restaurant Brings a Taste of Singapore to the World

New Pop-Up Shipping Container Restaurant Brings a Taste of Singapore to the World

The mobile pop up restaurant is just one part of Singapore's campaign to introduce their cuisine to the world. Besides traveling around the globe serving up tasty bites, the campaign is also offering a

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UNStudio Designs Green Roofed Campus for Singapore University

UNStudio Designs Green Roofed Campus for Singapore University

The brand new university will be located conveniently between Singapore's principal Changi airport and the Changi Business Park, and is being developed with the help of the Massachusetts Institute of

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World’s Largest Biodiesel Plant Opens in Singapore

World’s Largest Biodiesel Plant Opens in Singapore

Singapore is now the proud owner of the world's largest biodiesel plant, which can produce a whopping 800,000 metric tons of fuel per year. The plant, which is operated by Neste Oil, generates fuel from

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Gorgeous Maximum Garden House Creates Green Urban Space

Gorgeous Maximum Garden House Creates Green Urban Space

Garden space is hard to come by in dense urban places, so enterprising urban gardeners have to get creative. Formwerkz, a Singapore-based architecture firm, was asked by one of their clients to design a

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Michael Graves-Designed Sentosa Eco-Resort Completed!

Michael Graves-Designed Sentosa Eco-Resort Completed!

Michael Graves, one of the New York Five and a household name after his stint designing for Target, has just completed his highly anticipated 121-acre Resorts World Sentosa, eco-resort on an island off

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World’s First Double Helix Pedestrian Bridge Opens in Singapore

World’s First Double Helix Pedestrian Bridge Opens in Singapore

This weekend the world's first double helix bridge will open, closing the loop on a 3.5 kilometer pedestrian path around the Marina Bay development in Singapore. Inspired by the helicoidal structure of

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Daniel Libeskind’s “Reflections” Tops Off on Singapore’s Coast

Daniel Libeskind’s “Reflections” Tops Off on Singapore’s Coast

Famed architect Daniel Libeskind has completed construction on the first tower in a massive waterfront development on Singapore's southern coast that claims to be ultra-green. Dubbed Reflections at

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Singapore’s Largest Garden Project to Sprout Solar Supertrees

Singapore’s Largest Garden Project to Sprout Solar Supertrees

Grant Associates recently won an international design competition to plan the largest garden project ever to be constructed in Singapore, the Marina South Gardens. The structure, which is inspired by the

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The Interlace: Jenga-Like Apartments for Singapore

The Interlace: Jenga-Like Apartments for Singapore

We think the architect must have had a blast designing this new apartment complex for Singapore -- playing with the different stacking arrangements until he came up with this interlaced arrangement of

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