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The Interlace – Singapore

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Building: The Interlace
Location: Singapore
Architect: Office of Metropolitan Architecture (OMA)
Landscape Architect: ICN Design International
Structural Engineer: Squire Mech
Structural Engineering Façade: Arup
Project Year: Completed 2013
Size: 170,000 m²

AE Interest: residential; made up of 31 apartment blocks (each 6 stories tall and identical in length) stacked hexagonally around 8 large courtyards; alternative to the usual vertical towers built in tropical environments [a]; shared spaces mixed among private spaces and integrated into nature creates a natural, community feeling [b]

Written by allyduane

September 8, 2016 at 10:53 pm

Posted in Built

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