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ArtScience Museum – Singapore

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Building: ArtScience Museum
Location: 10 Bayfront Ave, Singapore
Completion: 2011
Design Architect: Moshe Safdie & Associates
Associate Architect: Aedas Pte Ltd
Sturctural/Civil Engineers: Arup
MEP Engineers: L&K Engineering Co., Ltd
Steel Fabricator: Yongnam Engineering and Construction
Construction: Penta-Ocean Construction Co., Ltd.

AE Interests: Inspired by a lotus flower, intricate steel structure, polymer skin is similar to material on boats, rainwater and light can seep through an oculus into an internal pond, and the rainwater can be filtered for use throughout the museum.

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Written by My Vu

September 9, 2015 at 1:33 pm

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Reflections at Keppel Bay – Singapore

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Building: Reflections (Complex)
Location: Keppel Bay View, Singapore
Completion: 2011
Architect: Daniel Libeskind
Architect of Record: DCA Architects
Structural/Civil Engineers: T.Y. LIN International
Landscape Architect: Hargreaves Associates + Sitetectonix
MEP Engineers: Beca Carter Hollings & Ferner S.E. Asia
Contractor: Woh Hup

AE Interests: Composed of six uniquely-shaped high-rises linked by sky bridges, highlighted by their double curvature with tapering sides, use of reinforced concrete in structural systems, and gardens are located the top of the towers.

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Written by My Vu

September 9, 2015 at 1:30 pm

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LASALLE College of the Arts – Singapore

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Building: LASALLE College of the Arts
Location: 1 McNally Street, Singapore
Completion: 2008
Architect: RSP Architects Planners & Engineers
Structural/Civil Engineers: RSP Architects Planners & Engineers
HVAC Engineers: Hitachi Infrastructure Systems
Contractor/Construction: Takenaka Corporation, WT Partnership

AE Interests: “Black box,” exterior walls made of aluminum and black stone, interior is mostly composed of steel and glass, thin Teflon membrane provides shading over the campus.

Written by My Vu

September 4, 2015 at 1:46 pm

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The Oliv Condominium – Singapore

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Building: The Oliv Condominium
Location: 11 Balmoral Road, Singapore
Completion: 2012
Architect: W Architects
Structual/Civil Engineers: Tham & Wong LLP
Contractor: Venturer Pte Ltd
Timber Consultants: EWS Consultants

AE Interests: Use of textured concrete, timber strips, and movable aluminum screens; beam and slab system; terraces are inspired by elevated topography, each one communally shared by two adjacent apartments (to be exempted from gross floor area calculations under urban regulations), but is designed and divided by a subtle line within the wood decking to provide a sense of private property for each owner.

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Written by My Vu

September 2, 2015 at 2:10 pm

Posted in Built