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Condo Mania: What Has Design Got to Do with It?

Reflections at Keppel Bay (Photo: Roger Chan) Condo Mania: What Has Design Got To Do With It?  by Pauline Ang was first published in Singapore Architect, Issue #268, June 2012. From “condo-like” public housing to luxury condominiums to shoebox apartments, Singaporeans seem to have a love affair with condos and condo lookalikes of all shapes and …

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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 …