Sentosa Sensoryscape

First of its kind in Southeast Asia, Sentosa Sensoryscape is no ordinary ‘walk in the park’. Covering an area of 30,000 square metres, it is a connector ‘extraordinaire’—a 350-metre walkway linking Resorts World Sentosa in the north and the beaches in the south, punctuated by six distinct sensory gardens, crafted to bring the island’s natural […]

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A ‘gateway’ for clean technologies: JTC Cleantech Three by Architects 61 Pte Ltd

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Singapore is fostering its clean energy sector as part of its climate action. Among key investments in the country-state’s clean technology (cleantech) areas include high-value manufacturing, engineering and biofuels, research and development (R&D) and regional headquarters activities.1 JTC CleanTech Three (CT3) is an example of a multi-tenant development to support the sector. It comprises eight […]

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How a food kitchen reframes senior care in Singapore: GoodLife! Makan

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In line with our ongoing design competition FuturArc Prize (FAP) 2023: Cross-Generational Architecture, we are highlighting projects along the theme for your inspiration. Click here to learn more about the brief! Eating together brings everyone closer—and this proved to be a cherished social activity for stay-alone elderly residents in Singapore. The project Goodlife! Makan brings […]

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Enabling Village: An inclusive environment for integration

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In line with our ongoing design competition FuturArc Prize (FAP) 2023: Cross-Generational Architecture, we are highlighting projects along the theme for your inspiration. Click here to learn more about the brief! Disability is defined as anything that impairs—or rather, differentiates—a person’s ability to perform day-to-day activities. It may include physical, intellectual/developmental, and sensory differences. While […]

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Agropolis: Achieving Food Resiliency Through Urban Agriculture | FAP 2022 Merit

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Food is a cherished element in Singaporean culture. But due to limited land—with only 1 per cent available for production1—the city-state currently imports almost 90 per cent of its food. To improve food security and resiliency, Singapore has an ambitious goal to locally produce 30 per cent of its nutritional needs by 2030. The current […]

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The Nest: Supporting neighbourhood spaces with mental healthcare tech

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City life is often described as stressful. Cities are associated with 39 per cent higher risk of depression, 21 per cent more anxiety and other negative effects from sensory overload and low social cohesion.1 In the bustling, fast-moving city-state of Singapore, almost ten per cent of its its 5.6 million population met the criteria for […]

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Diabetic Care Hub: A futuristic idea of using nature to heal & manage diabetes

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What if bees and leeches could help manage diabetes? This was an unusual proposition that certainly grabs one’s attention. The bigger question is how does this relate to architecture, or more directly, healthcare-related architecture? The students behind this ambitious project researched on several aspects of alternative therapies—some of which involved insects—and posited a future hub […]

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