Previously Published Projects (2008)
     

4Q 2008

E.Home Dong Saigon-1
Part of the overall Khang Dien housing area at Phuoc Long B Ward, District 9, E.Home is an apartment project designed for low income earners living and working in Ho Chi Ming City. It attracted the special attention of the developer by meeting the required standards on technical infrastructure as well as other social facilities...
 

4Q 2008

240 St Apartment
The project is a condominium block in a strictly controlled area of the historic city centre. The development brief calls for commercial property (shops) at ground level and a mixture of one, two, three and four bedroom apartments above. The roof top features an 18-metre swimming pool, a deck and entertainment areas whilst the remaining space is developed as gardens to improve thermal performance.

 
 

4Q 2008 

Redevelopment of  Upper Ngau Tau Kok Estate Phases 2 & 3

Long before any of its blocks have been fully built, the redevelopment of the Upper Ngau Tau Kok Estate Phases 2 & 3 has already garnered much recognition and a slew of awards. It was lauded with the Hong Kong Institute of Planners (HKIP) Merit Award in 2003;...


 
   

4Q 2008 

10, 12, 16 & 18 Pollock's Path

The site situated at the crest of Mount Gough, The Peak was previously occupied by a single family residence for the former chairman of the Hong Kong Bank. P&T was commissioned in 2004 by the present owner to redevelop the site and design four single family houses (with domestic GFA ranging from 470 to 550 square metres) with private gardens, sun decks and swimming pools...


 
   

4Q 2008

dama zAmya 

Located at Phuket’s remote east coast, the site for this proposed detached villa presently has no mains services at all, although there are plans for the mains electricity to be made available in the future. For the project brief, the client requested a ‘self-sustaining’ house in terms of all services and low running costs while maintaining a comfortable lifestyle.


 
   

4Q 2008

Wanakasa: Mist in the Forest

The Wanakasa vacation house is heavily influenced by Balinese architecture and interior design. Sitting on a 12,000-square metre rolling terrain leading to a steeping ravine rear and a stream created as a rain canal, Wanakasa is a picture of tranquillity amidst a fast developing urban city. Wanakasa means “forest in the mist”...


 
   

4Q 2008

Villa G

The client, a prominent Singaporean banker, requested for an innovative and contemporary dwelling that could adapt according to the expansion/contraction of the family nucleus. On top of that, the architecture firm also wanted to add a rich cultural and environmental layer to the brief. Thus, the architect looked to the Peranakan tradition, which was somewhat unique to the region, and the local climatic conditions as generators for the project.


 
   

4Q 2008

Wilkie Studio

Wilkie Studio is a 40-unit development comprising three blocks of four-storey apartments located in the nook where Upper Wilkie Road meets Wilkie Road. This project is conceived as an environmentally friendly residential scheme. In line with the developer and the architect’s commitment to green buildings, this project incorporates many eco-friendly features, and was awarded the Green Mark GoldPlus award this year (2008)...


 
 

3Q 2008

TDIC/ADTA Headquarters

The US$109 million Tourism Development & Investment Company / Abu Dhabi Tourism Authority headquarters was envisaged to be an important landmark for the city. With Surbana International Consultants as the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, the nine-storey development has been designed with several eco-friendly features for energy conservation.


 
 

3Q 2008

Dongtan Eco-City

In August 2005, Arup was contracted by the Shanghai Industrial Investment Corporation (SIIC) to design and masterplan an eco-city called Dongtan, near Shanghai. It is touted to be the world's first sustainable city and a model for future carbon neutral cities.


 
 

3Q 2008

Hong Kong Wetland Park

The Hong Kong Wetland Park is a prime example of harmony between man and nature, and of environmental practice and sustainable development. Located in the northern part of Tin Shui Wai in the New Territories, the site for the park was originally intended to be an ecological mitigation area (EMA) to compensate for the loss of the wetlands due to the Tin Shui Wai New Town development.


 
 
 

3Q 2008

88 George Street

In December 2007, 88 George Street was acknowledged by the Green Building Council as the first State heritage listed building to be awarded a 5-star Green Star "Office Design" rating, setting a new benchmark for green design for heritage buildings.


 
 
 

3Q 2008

Workplace 6

Workplace 6-a six-storey commercial building at Darling Island-has become the first building in Sdyney to achieve a 6-Star Green Star "Office Design" rating from the Green Building Council of Australia. Once completed,  it fulfils the third and final stage of the Darling Island redevelopment plan...


 
 

3Q 2008

Pusat Tenaga Malaysia's Zero Energy Office

Necessity-the mother of all inventions-lends her mark of approval to Pusat Tenaga Malaysia's Zero Energy Office. While buildings play a fundamental role in providing the recreational and work structures that people work, play and live in, it is also impossible to ignore the negative effects they can have, especially when a sustained amount of massive energy is needed to power them.


 
 

3Q 2008

Bottle House

It is obvious at first glance why the residence of Ridwan Kamil-the principle architecture firm Urbane Indonesia-is called the 'Bottle House'. Located in northern Bandung, Indonesia, the split-level courtyard house occupies a site area of 373 square metres. The residence...


 
 

3Q 2008

House in Tagaytay

With a 'back to basics' philosophy in mind, this residential project largely incorporated nature as part of its tropical architecture to ensure a harmonious relationship between the built and natural environment, while providing comfort for its inhabitants. Along with the use of different alternative energy sources...


 
 

3Q 2008

Green Airports

Naturally lit, transparent, and well-lourved for minimal solar glare and heat gain; energy efficient; and landscaped with greenery-three recently completed airport terminals seem to be aiming for green in similar ways.


 
 

2Q 2008

Redeveloping Marina Bay

"The centrepiece of our redevelopment of the city is Marina Bay... we're going to extend the (existing) city seamlessly into the new downtown. There's water in the bay, there are gardens and we will have a Garden City by the bay..."


 
 

2Q 2008

Eye on Orchard

Imagine a bird's eye view of Orchard Road at a height of over 200 metres in the sky from Singapore's first 218-metre-high observation deck, and a show broadcast 'live' on a media wall layered across a 117-metre-long façade above a 3,000- square metre sheltered civic square.


 
 

2Q 2008

Shanghai World Expo 2010

Once a fishing village but now a symbol of cosmopolitan China, and the largest city in the nation, Shanghai has flourished to become an important economic, political and cultural centre. In fact, it has also been dubbed the 'Paris of the East'. Like Paris and other cities before and after, Shanghai is determined to seize the opportunity to re-establish itself on the international platform through the Expo. 


 
 

2Q 2008

Barangaroo

Previously known as the East Darling Habour, the site is bounded by a strange mix of well-known parts of Sydney and largely neglected ones. Sydney Habour foreshore lies to the west and north. To the east are Millers Point...


 
 

2Q 2008

Macau

Mention Macau and the words "gaming" and "entertainment" immediately come to mind. Touted as the 'Monte Carlo of the Orient', Macau currently boasts the largest casino in the world, thanks to Sands Macao....


 
 

2Q 2008

Iskandar Development Region

Launched in November 2006, the Iskandar Development Region is a development corridor in the southernmost part of Johor, covering an area of approximately 2, 217 square kilometres. It is a collaborative effort by the Malaysian government and the Johor State Administration to change the face of South Johor into a sustainable, thriving city in the next few years.  


 
 

2Q 2008

Eco Park

Occupying a site area of more than 500 hectares and having an estimated total capital outlay of US$6 billion, Eco Park is one of the largest-scale developments in Vietnam with a lofty ambition: it seeks to become the first landmark township in Hanoi that sets a new milestone in environmental sustainability.


 
 

1Q 2008

Hong Kong Design Institute

In 2007, the Vocational Training Council brought together its strong design-related departments of the Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education (IVE) to establish the Hong Kong Design Institute, the first-ever professional institute dedicated to design education in Hong Kong.


 
 

1Q 2008

Library at Jiading Campus, Tongji University

The library building sits on a prime location that makes it visibly prominent when viewed from the main entrance of the campus: the north of the site is close to the main driveway of the campus; the south is adjacent to a man-made lake with pleasant views.


 
 

1Q 2008

Sichuan Fine Arts Institute Dormitories

The Sichuan Fine Arts Institute Dormitories are made up of three high-rise buildings housing undergraduates, graduates and teachers separately. Due to the hilly terrain and ponds on the site, the buildings are located on the relatively flat lots alongside the hills.


 
 

1Q 2008

Nanjing University Xianlin Campus Public Classroom Building

As a component of the building cluster at the main entrance, which includes the International College building, library, research buildings of Humanities and Science, this building serves not only to meet the basic demand of undergraduates, but also to enhance the landscape imagery of the new Xianlin campus.


 
 

1Q 2008

Mahidol University Technology Innovation & Main Auditorium

More than just a functional building, Mahidol University wanted the auditorium to be a symbolic structure, which the school is currently lacking, to help define the character and identity of one of the most well-known medical insitutions in Thailand. Moreover, 'Mahidol' is actually the name of...


 
 

1Q 2008

LASALLE College of the Arts

Having represented Singapore in the architectural section of the Venice Biennale 2004, the design of LASALLE College of the Arts Campus has gained quite an iconic status in the city-state. Its large black façade stands out in the heart of Singapore's arts, culture and learning centre.


 
 

1Q 2008

Primary School Building in Nanggroe Aceh Darussalam

Targeted for 66 remote locations in Nanggroe Aceh Darussalam, this post-tsunami school rebuilding project follows UNICEF's concept of a Child-Friendly School. A CFS is sustainable and environmentally friendly...


 
 

1Q 2008

Lyceum of the Philippines University - Cavite Campus

The Lyceum of the Philippines University Cavite is a 3.4-hectare campus that includes six academic buildings, a gymnasium, an amphitheatre and a lagoon. There is also space reserved for commercial and hotel developments.


 
 

1Q 2008

RMIT International University Vietnam

As part of the second stage of development of RMIT International University Vietnam's Saigon South Campus, a sports centre and a student accomodation building were incoporated into the blueprint. The sports complex included an air-conditioned sorts hall, a spectator stand... 


 
 

1Q 2008

Asian Institute of Medicine, Science & Technology University

The Inspiration for the design of the Asian Institute of Medicine, Science & Technology (AIMST) University was drawn from the 'chakra', or wheel of knowledge; the key design feature was a covered pedestrian walkway running concentrically, linking all the buildings in the private university.


 
 
 

1Q 2008

Taylor's University College Lakeside Campus

Situated in the Sunway-Subang Jaya area that has been designated by the authorities as an academic precinct, the new lakeside campus for Taylor's University College aims to provide up to 12, 000 local and foreign students with a fully integrated state-of-the art facility expressed in a modern tropical design, presenting a calm oasis for learning.


 
 

1Q 2008

Australian Technical College, Maddington Campus

The most important sustainable feature of this project is its design process. As few models existed for schools with high school/technical training curriculum, Gresley Abas Architects formulated a methodology based on the integrated design process; they weaved the four streams of curriculum, pedagogy, sustainability and functionality into a single whole to develop the Maddington Campus.


 
 
 

1Q 2008

The Crawford School

The Crawford School of Economics and Government, Australia's largest graduate policy school, is part of The Australian National University (ANU) and is located on the grounds of old Canberra House on the upper Acton Peninsula of Lake Burley Griffin. The new building consists of a three-storey reinforced concrete structure with steel-framed metal deck roof and steel columns to the upper level.

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