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Designing Our Fourth Airport Terminal in Vietnam

Designing Our Fourth Airport Terminal in Vietnam by Luu Hoang Long, Jeannie Chew and Christopher Kearns CPG’s design for our fourth passenger terminal design in Vietnam is located in the South Central Coast city of Tuy Hoa. As is part and parcel of the process of securing such jobs, the team presented three schemes to the client. …

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Restoration of Sri Temasek: Uncovering the Historical Footprints of a 143-Year Old Building

Restoration of Sri Temasek: Uncovering the Historical Footprints of a 143-Year Old Building by John Chua and Maureen Soh Built in 1869, Sri Temasek is a designated National Monument that was once used as a residence for the Colonial Secretary. Designed as a blend of western and eastern architecture, the building consists of a main block linked …

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Condominium Design: A Straightforward Process?

Condominium Design: A Straightforward Process? by Lim Jiahui Images: CPG Consultants/ S P Setia When I first took on the design of 18 Woodsville – a condominium development in Singapore, I was told by many that the process of designing residential projects is considered “straightforward” compared to other building types. A few weeks into the design process, I realized …

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In Detail: Solaris @one-north

In Detail: Solaris @one-north by Foo E-Jin SOLARIS is a 15 storey multi-tenanted facility for infocomms, media, science, engineering research and clean-tech development at one-north. Sited within Fusionopolis in the one-north Masterplan, the building is the winning project in a JTC competition to design, build and develop this facility. The design, completed in collaboration with TR Hamzah & Yeang, has been …

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Discovering Wang Shu

Discovering Wang Shu by Zheng Xuhui I discovered Wang Shu1 while I was looking for a graduation thesis topic in 2007. During that time, my thesis advisor at NUS (National University of Singapore) was Professor Bobby Wong Chong Thai, who specialised in architectural theory and criticism. From the start, I knew that I wanted to …