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“Is this a building?” the taxi driver asked

Feature Image: Fabian Ong NTU Learning Hub  By Ng Nay Ling “Is this a building?” was the taxi driver’s question when I pointed to the then under-construction Learning Hub and told him to drop me off at the ‘building’. Admittedly, his confusion might be partly due to the fact that it was still work-in-progress and halfway through …

Previously codenamed AR3, this Supertree housed a flue for the Biomass Co-Gen system exhaust.  Only the edge of this tree was specially perforated to allow for better ventilation and air flow around this chimney to comply to standards imposed by the various agencies.

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Feature Image: Previously codenamed AR3, this Supertree housed a flue for the Biomass Co-Gen system exhaust. Only the edge of this tree was specially perforated to allow for better ventilation and air flow around this chimney to comply to standards imposed by the various agencies. Supertrees Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious By Lee Teng Kwee “Atoning for Educability through Delicate …

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Which Solar Photovoltaic System To Use?

Which Solar Photovoltaic System To Use?  by Linda Pang In Singapore, there are three main solar photovoltaic systems that are often used. but of the three, which PV system is better suited to the needs of a particular project? To answer this pertinent question, we embarked on an investigative comparative study of the PV systems …

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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 …