23 September 2020
Shonn Mills & Andy Brahney & Stuart Mackay, Ramboll
The COVID-19 outbreak has disrupted social and economic global norms and accelerated many of the key trends shaping the building industry. The ongoing aftermath of...
28 October 2019
Johannes de Jong, Elevating Studio Pte. Ltd.
No building over 200 meters tall has been voluntarily demolished. The 270 Park Avenue building in New York City (1960) will be the first such...
21 June 2019
Swinal Samant, National University of Singapore
Singapore has seen a phenomenal and an unprecedented transformation from a swampland to a high density urban environment since its independence in 1965, made possible...
28 July 2018
Mun Summ Wong, Richard Hassell & Hong Wei Phua, WOHA Architects
Oasia Hotel Downtown is a prototype of land use intensification in the tropics. Unlike the sleek and sealed skyscrapers that evolved in the temperate West,...
05 February 2018
Dr. Cheong Koon Hean, Singapore Housing & Development Board (HDB)
Dr. Cheong Koon Hean was the first woman to receive the Lynn S. Beedle Lifetime Achievement Award from CTBUH, in 2016. As the CTBUH Awards...
08 August 2017
Swinal Samant & Na Hsi-En, National University of Singapore
This paper examines the effectiveness of the design strategies used in two HDB developments for encouraging active usage and social interaction. The study was conducted...