Singapore Facts

Population 5,399,200 (2013) Source: Statistics Singapore
Area 716 km² • 276 mi² Source: Statistics Singapore
150m+ Buildings 81 Completed5 Under Constr.
Tallest Building Tanjong Pagar Centre (290 m)
Global Ranking #10 in the world by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
Regional Ranking #7 in Asia by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
Country Ranking #1 in Singapore by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
First 150m+ Building Meritus Mandarin Tower 2 (1973)
Average Building Age 16 years
Most Common Function Office, 52%
Most Common Material Concrete, 68%

All building-related facts are for 150m+ buildings.

Buildings See All Buildings in City

1   Tanjong Pagar Centre 2016 290 m
2   United Overseas Bank Plaza One 1992 280 m
3   Overseas Union Bank Centre 1986 278 m
4   Republic Plaza 1996 276 m
5   Capital Tower 2000 255 m
6   Skysuites @ Anson Enggor Street 2014 250 m
7   Altez @ Enggor Street 2014 250 m
8   The Sail @ Marina Bay 2008 245 m
9   Marina Bay Financial Centre Office Tower II 2010 245 m
10   One Raffles Quay North Tower 2006 245 m
  Completed   Arch. Topped Out   Struct. Topped Out   Under Constr.
1   Dawson C3 Block 32 2020 153 m
2   Dawson C3 Block 33-34 2020 153 m
3   Oxley Tower 2018 150 m
4   Clementi Avenue Tower 1 2019 140 m
5   Clementi Avenue Tower 2 2019 140 m
6   City Gate 2018 136 m
7   Dawson C3 Block 30 2020 -
8   Dawson C3 Block 36-37 2020 -
9   Dawson C3 Block 31 2020 -
10   Dawson C3 Block 35 2020 -

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CTBUH Initiatives

CTBUH UH/UD 2017 Global Walking Tour
14 Jun-7 Jul 2017 – Event Invite

2017 Global Walking Tours: The Space Within Tall Buildings
21 Jun-7 Jul 2017 – Tour Report

CTBUH 2017 Asia Pacific Seminar Series: Tall & Green
3-5 Jul 2017 – Event Invite

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CTBUH Initiatives Related to Singapore

2017 Global Walking Tours: The Space Within Tall Buildings
21 Jun-7 Jul 2017 – Tour Report
The CTBUH Urban Habitat / Urban Design Committee organized its fourth annual Global Walking Tours, which took place in 15 cities around the world.
Top 12 Happenings of 2016, Month-by-Month
19 Dec 2016, Chicago – CTBUH News
Check out the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat's top stories of 2016 for each month and take a look ahead with the Council’s monthly predictions for 2017.
WOHA's "Garden City Mega City" Exhibition
23 Mar-4 Sep 2016, New York City – Event
The Skyscraper Museum exhibition features the work of WOHA, whose tropical towers, enveloped by nature, create vertical villages with sky gardens, breeze-ways, and elevated parks.
CTBUH Singapore: How to Improve Design and Build Efficiency
19 Jul 2016, Singapore – Event Report
CTBUH Singapore held its inaugural event at the Suntec Convention and Exhibition Centre, kindly supported by the BCA.
Singapore in the Context of Global Development
22 Jun 2016, Singapore – Event Report
Over 200 guests attended a discussion forum that took a critical look at the past, present, and future of skyscrapers in Singapore.
CTBUH Names Tall Building Award Winners and Finalists
22 Jun 2016, Chicago – Awards Event
CTBUH is proud to announce the winners and finalists for the CTBUH 2016 Tall Building Awards, chosen from a pool of 132 submissions vying for recognition.
Computational Design Technology
19 Nov 2015, New York City – Event Report
CTBUH YPC hosted a presentation and panel discussion focused on the current computational technology tools used today in architecture and how collaboration is enhanced in the profession
CTBUH Releases Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2014
Dec 2014 – CTBUH Journal Paper
An All-Time Record 97 Buildings of 200 Meters or Higher Completed in 2014 and 2014 showed further shifts towards Asia, and also surprising developments in building functions and structural materials.
CTBUH Well Represented at China-Japan-Korea Tall Building Forum
18 Jul 2014, Shanghai – Event
CTBUH’s Japan and Korea chapters, along with Tongji University organized the 2014 China-Japan-Korea Tall Building Forum on July 18th.
Singapore Visit
12-14 Aug 2009, Singapore – Tour Report
Executive Director Antony Wood shares his recent experiences of a new and exciting Singapore which has, in a quiet, unpretentious way, been implementing social-urban policies.
CTBUH / Nakheel Asia Tour Report
19-29 Apr 2007, Shanghai – Tour Report
CTBUH collaborated with the Dubai-based developer Nakheel and architects Woods Bagot to facilitate a 5-nation tour of seminal tall buildings in south-east Asia.
CTBUH Releases Tallest Buildings Completed in 2006
Dec 2006 – CTBUH Journal Paper
Nina Tower 1 in Hong Kong, at 319 meters high, leads the list of the ten tallest buildings completed in 2006. The Sports City Tower/Aspire Tower (Doha, United Arab Emirates) at 300 meters, and Eureka…
1985 Singapore Conference: Indoor Environment
24-26 Jan 1985, Singapore – Conference
The 1985 48th Regional Tall Building Conference was held in Singapore from January 24-26 on "The Indoor Environment of Buildings".
1984 Singapore International Conference on Tall Buildings
22-26 Oct 1984, Singapore – Conference
1984 International Conference on Tall Buildings in Singapore focusing on Structural Foundation Service and Project Management Architecture.
1974 Singapore Conference: High-Rise Design and Planning
6-7 Dec 1974, Singapore – Conference
The Twenty-Sixth Regional Conference was held in 1974, Singapore on High-Rise Design and Planning Workshop from December 6-7.

Videos

Shaping Singapore: Planning, Design and Technology Innovation
3 Nov 2016 – Dr. Cheong Koon Hean, Housing and Development Board of Singapore

Interview: Dr. Cheong Koon Hean
3 Nov 2016 – CEO, Housing and Development Board of Singapore

ICC – Rising High for the Future of Hong Kong
20 Oct 2016 – Tony Tang, Sun Hung Kai Properties Limited

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Shaping Singapore: Planning, Design and Technology Innovation
3 Nov 2016 – CTBUH "15th Annual Awards"; Dr. Cheong Koon Hean, Housing and Development Board of Singapore
Dr. Cheong Koon Hean is an architect and urban planner who has been credited with shaping much of Singapore’s urban landscape. Throughout her career, she has led the long…
Interview: Dr. Cheong Koon Hean
3 Nov 2016 – 2016 Awards Ceremony/Symposium Interviews; CEO, Housing and Development Board of Singapore
Dr. Cheong Koon Hean, CEO, Housing and Development Board of Singapore, discusses her urban planning work for the city of Singapore with Chris Bentley, during the 2016…
ICC – Rising High for the Future of Hong Kong
20 Oct 2016 – Presentation at CTBUH 2016 China Conference; Tony Tang, Sun Hung Kai Properties Limited
Thursday October 20, 2016. Hong Kong, China. Tony Tang of Sun Hung Kai Properties Limited presents at the 2016 China Conference Plenary 6: Hong Kong Developments…
Garden City, Megacity: Rethinking Cities for the Age of Global Warming
17 Oct 2016 – Presentation at CTBUH 2016 China Conference; Mun Summ Wong, WOHA Architects
This presentation proposes an alternative to the continuing implementation of unsustainable 20th century urban planning models. By using WOHA’s mini-city projects and…
The Sustainability of Density & Vertical Urbanism Q & A
17 Oct 2016 – Presentation at CTBUH 2016 China Conference; David Malott, KPF; long Xiu, Architectural Society of China; Mun Summ Wong, Woha; Antony Wood, CTBUH
Monday, October 17, 2016. Shenzhen, China. long Xiu, Chairman, Architectural Society of China; Mun Summ Wong, Woha; Antony Wood, Executive Director, CTBUH answer…
CTBUH Video Interview – Mun Summ Wong
17 Oct 2016 – 2016 China Conference Interviews; Munn Sum Wong, WOHA
Mun Summ Wong of WOHA Architects is interviewed by Chris Bentley during the 2016 CTBUH China Conference. Mun Summ discusses the garden city concept with integrated green…
Monthly Video: WOHA Architects
17 Mar 2016 – Monthly Video Series; Mun Summ Wong & Richard Hassell, WOHA Architects
Mun Summ Wong & Richard Hassell, WOHA Architects, discuss vertical greenery and PARKROYAL on Pickering, the 2015 CTBUH Urban Habitat Award Winner. View the extended…
Interview: PARKROYAL on Pickering
12 Nov 2015 – 2015 Awards Ceremony/Symposium Interviews; Mun Summ Wong & Richard Hassell, WOHA Architects
Mun Summ Wong, Founding Director, & Richard Hassell, Director, WOHA Architects, are interviewed by Chris Bentley regarding the 2015 CTBUH Urban Habitat Award Winner,…
Interview: CapitaGreen
12 Nov 2015 – 2015 Awards Ceremony/Symposium Interviews; Hin Kong Poon, CapitaLand Limited; & Shinichi Takeuchi, Toyo Ito & Associates
Hin Kong Poon, Deputy Chief Development Officer, CapitaLand Limited, & Shinichi Takeuchi, Chief Architect, Toyo Ito & Associates, Architects, are interviewed by Chris…
Blurring the Boundary Between Building and Habitat: PARKROYAL on Pickering, Singapore
12 Nov 2015 – CTBUH "14th Annual Awards"; Mun Summ Wong, WOHA Architects
Mun Summ Wong, Founding Director, WOHA Architects, speaks at the 14th Annual Best Tall Building Symposium in a presentation entitled "Blurring the Boundary Between…
The Tower as a Living Plant: CapitaGreen, Singapore
12 Nov 2015 – CTBUH "14th Annual Awards"; Hin Kong Poon, CapitaLand Limited; Shinichi Takeuchi, Toyo Ito & Associates
Hin Kong Poon, Deputy Chief Development Officer, CapitaLand Limited, and Shinichi Takeuchi, Chief Architect, Toyo Ito & Associates, speak at the 14th Annual Best Tall…
Interview: Moshe Safdie
26 Oct 2015 – 2015 New York Conference Interviews; Moshe Safdie, Safdie Architects
Moshe Safdie of Safdie Architects is interviewed by Chris Bentley during the 2015 CTBUH New York Conference at the Grand Hyatt New York. Moshe discusses about the design…
CTBUH Urban Habitat Award: Rethinking the Urban Habitat: The Interlace
6 Nov 2014 – CTBUH "13th Annual Awards"; Ole Scheeren, Büro Ole Scheeren & Tiang Wah Eng, CapitaLand
The Interlace is a apartment complex consisting of 31 apartment blocks stacked in hexagonal arrangements around eight large-scale, permeable courtyards. The stacking of…
Interview: The Interlace
6 Nov 2014 – 2014 Awards Ceremony/Symposium Interviews; Tiang Wah Eng, CapitaLand, & Ole Scheeren, Büro Ole Scheeren
Tiang Wah Eng, Vice-President, Design Management, CapitaLand, and Ole Scheeren, Principal, Büro Ole Scheeren, are interviewed by Chris Bentley regarding the Best Tall…
Monthly Video: Five Minutes with Mun Summ Wong
18 Sep 2014 – Monthly Video Series; Mun Summ Wong, WOHA Architects
Mun Summ Wong of WOHA Architects is interviewed by Chris Bentley during the 2014 CTBUH Shanghai Conference at the Jin Mao Tower. Mun Summ talks about the challenges of an…
Interview: Mun Summ Wong
18 Sep 2014 – 2014 Shanghai Conference Interviews; Mun Summ Wong, WOHA Architects
Mun Summ Wong of WOHA Architects is interviewed by Chris Bentley during the 2014 CTBUH Shanghai Conference at the Jin Mao Tower. Mun Summ talks about the challenges of an…
Monthly Video: Five Minutes with Ole Scheeren
17 Sep 2014 – Monthly Video Series; Ole Scheeren, Büro Ole Scheeren
Ole Scheeren of Büro Ole Scheeren is interviewed by Chris Bentley during the 2014 CTBUH Shanghai Conference at the Jin Mao Tower. Ole talks about two projects he has…
Interview: Ole Scheeren
17 Sep 2014 – 2014 Shanghai Conference Interviews; Ole Scheeren, Büro Ole Scheeren
Ole Scheeren of Büro Ole Scheeren is interviewed by Chris Bentley during the 2014 CTBUH Shanghai Conference at the Jin Mao Tower. Ole talks about two projects he has…
Modernization: Renewing the Lifecycle of Vertical Transportation
16 Sep 2014 – Presentation at CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference; Franz Arnold, Schindler Elevators
Traditionally much of the focus in the tall building sector has been centered on the ground breaking technology being put in place for the pioneering “Skyscrapers of…
Singapore: A High-Rise Utopia?
21 Sep 2012 – Presentation at CTBUH 2012 9th World Congress, Shanghai; Peng Beng Khoo & Belinda Agnes Huang Wan Jing, ARC Studio Architecture + Urbanism
Singapore has already implemented many urban-scale sustainable strategies that other cities only dream of – true integrated transport networks, 60-story high green walls…
Beyond Skyrise Gardens: The Potential of Urban Roof-Top Farming In Singapore
Oct 2011 – Presentation at CTBUH 2011 Seoul Conference; Wai Wing Tai Donald, Khoo Teck Puat Hospital
Singapore is among the 20 smallest countries in the world, where land is scarce for horizontal development. As vertical infrastructure is built to overcome this…
Slopping Structure of Marina Bay Sands Hotel Project
Oct 2011 – Presentation at CTBUH 2011 Seoul Conference; Byeong Goo Lee, SsangYong Engineering & Construction
The Marina Bay Sands Hotel is a landmark project in Singapore. It's unique with 2,561 rooms its more than just big. Three 55 story high towers reach 210 meters into the…
Greening the Urban Habitat in the Singapore Context
Oct 2011 – Presentation at CTBUH 2011 Seoul Conference; Jason Pomeroy, Broadway Malyan Asia
With a rapidly densifying urpan habitat to cater for a growing population, Singapore is faced with having to reduce urban temperatures and provide habitable alternative…
Construction CEO’s Experience in the Construction of Raffles City Complex & Marina Bay Sands Hotel
Oct 2011 – Presentation at CTBUH 2011 Seoul Conference; S. Joon Kim, SsangYong E&C
A construction CEO will share his vivid experience of overcoming challenges in the construction of Raffles City Complex and Marina Bay Sands Hotel in Singapore. Further,…
Best Tall Building Asia & Australasia: Pinnacle @ Duxton: Superdensity – Reimagining high-rise housing
21 Oct 2010 – CTBUH "9th Annual Awards"; Lawrence Pak, Singapore Housing and Development Board; Peng Beng Khoo, ARC Studio Architecture + Urbanism
Pinnacle @ Duxton has integrated public outdoor green spaces at height with the creation of two usable linear skyparks as well as a large park space on the podium. It…
Newton Suites and Other Endeavors: High-Rise and the Organic Realm
23 Oct 2009 – Presentation at CTBUH 2009 Chicago Conference; Mun Summ Wong, WOHA
As many projects struggle to justify the economic implications of ‘going green’ in the eyes of many developers, still others seem loaded with sustainable technologies…
Ecoskyscrapers and Ecomimesis: New Tall Building Typologies
Mar 2008 – Presentation at CTBUH 2008 8th World Congress, Dubai; Ken Yeang, Llewelyn Davies Yeang
Ken Yeang, Llewelyn Davies Yeang, discussed the design process of an ecoskyscraper at the CTBUH 8th World Congress in Dubai. The design involves configuring the built…

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Research Papers

South Beach Towers, Singapore
20 Apr 2017 – CTBUH Journal 2017 Issue II

Garden City, Megacity: Rethinking Cities for the Age of Global Warming
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism

The Space Between: Urban Spaces Surrounding Tall Buildings
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism

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Papers Related to Singapore

South Beach Towers, Singapore
20 Apr 2017 – CTBUH Journal 2017 Issue II; Roland Schnizer, Irene Gallou & Adam Davis, Foster + Partners; Chia Wah Kam, Arup; Ho Weng Hin, Studio Lapis
After more than 100 years, an area of Singapore formerly off-limits to the public has been transformed into a new mixed-use development that combines two landmark towers…
Garden City, Megacity: Rethinking Cities for the Age of Global Warming
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism; Mun Summ Wong, Richard Hassell & Alina Yeo, WOHA Architects
This paper proposes an alternative to the continuing implementation of unsustainable 20th century urban planning models. By using WOHA’s mini-city projects and proposals…
The Space Between: Urban Spaces Surrounding Tall Buildings
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism; James Parakh, City of Toronto Planning Division
This paper is intended to introduce the upcoming CTBUH technical guide titled “The Space Between,” which investigates the importance of publicly accessible spaces…
Humanizing the Giants
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism; Swinal Samant, National University of Singapore
The rise in sustainable skyscrapers and large-scale mixed-use buildings has seen the proliferation of atria and sky-courts worldwide due to their ability to…
Replacing Corridors with Sky-Courts to Create Affordable and Socially Desirable High-Rise Housing
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism; Mazlin Ghazali, Arkitek M Ghazali; Tareef Hayat Khan, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
Studies over the last 60 years have consistently concluded that high-rise housing is less suitable for most people compared to low-rise, especially for children. To…
Affordable Housing Under Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism; Elena Generalova, Viktor Generalov & Natalia Potienko, Samara State University of Architecture and Civil Engineering
Rapid urbanization causes major problems of urban sprawl and social stratification, and at the same time it opens up new opportunities of shaping dense vertical urbanism…
Garden City, Megacity: Rethinking Cities For the Age of Global Warming
17 Oct 2016 – CTBUH Journal, 2016 Issue IV; Mun Summ Wong, Richard Hassell & Alina Yeo, WOHA Architects
The 20th-century city developed in response to industrialization and population growth, with a planning vision encoded in regulations that limited evolving with the times…
3for2: Realizing Spatial, Material, and Energy Savings through Integrated Design
Apr 2016 – CTBUH Journal, 2016 Issue II; Arno Schlueter & Adam Rysanek, ETH Zürich; Forrest Meggers, Princeton University; et al.
As the world adapts to dual trends of climate change and urbanization, tall office buildings in hot and humid climate zones near the equator are among the prime…
Humanizing the Megascale
Feb 2016 – CTBUH Journal, 2016 Issue I; Jaron Lubin, Safdie Architects
The principles set forth 48 years ago at the Montreal Expo 1967, embodied in the form of Habitat ’67, which proposed an entirely different kind of “modern tall housing…
The Other Side of Tall Buildings: The Urban Habitat
Feb 2016 – CTBUH Journal, 2016 Issue I; Daniel Safarik, CTBUH
A growing number of tall buildings recognized by the CTBUH, through its international awards programs and research, are noteworthy not so much because of their sheer…
Dense Urbanism: The High-Rise Tower as a Building Block for the Public Realm
26 Oct 2015 – Asia & Australasia: A Selection of Written Works on the World's Tall Building Forefront; Moshe Safdie & Jaron Lubin, Safdie Architects
Though the skyscraper has been with us for a century, we are yet to discover how to deploy it as an effective building block for contemporary urbanism. Before the age of…
The Network of Urban Spaces Surrounding Tall Buildings
26 Oct 2015 – Global Interchanges: Resurgence of the Skyscraper City; James Parakh, City of Toronto Planning Department
This paper investigates the Network of Urban Spaces Surrounding Tall Buildings, the Tall Building as Place Makers how Tall Buildings meet the street. As contributing…
How New Generations, Industries and Workplace Paradigms Are Redefining the Commercial High-Rise
26 Oct 2015 – Global Interchanges: Resurgence of the Skyscraper City; Timothy Johnson, NBBJ
This paper will provide a data-driven analysis of building performance from three eras: the early 1900s, mid-twentieth century, and today. This longitudinal analysis will…
Apartments in Skyscrapers: Innovations and Perspectives of their Typology Development
26 Oct 2015 – Global Interchanges: Resurgence of the Skyscraper City; Elena Generalova & Viktor Generalov, Samara State University of Architecture and Civil Engineering
The paper proposes to reflect on the questions: what does the typology of apartments in contemporary high-rise construction mean and whether it is consistent with the…
Breaking The Pre-fabricated Ceiling: Challenging the Limits for Modular High-Rise
26 Oct 2015 – Global Interchanges: Resurgence of the Skyscraper City; Shonn Mills & Dave Grove, Ramboll Group; Matthew Egan, Modularize
Design for Manufacturing and Assembly (DfMa) technologies including Prefabricated Prefinished Volumetric Construction (PPVC) have become a viable and sometimes preferred…
Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2014
Dec 2014 – CTBUH Journal, 2015 Issue I; Daniel Safarik, Antony Wood, Marty Carver & Marshall Gerometta, CTBUH
An All-Time Record 97 Buildings of 200 Meters or Higher Completed in 2014 and 2014 showed further shifts towards Asia, and also surprising developments in building…
Designing High-Rise Housing: The Singapore Experience
Nov 2014 – CTBUH Journal, 2014 Issue IV; Elena Generalova & Viktor Generalov, Samara State University of Architecture and Civil Engineering
There is a land shortage in Singapore, compelling the search for different models of high-rise housing. Singapore’s experience breaks with the dual stereotypes that high-…
From Block to Blob and Back Again
Nov 2014 – CTBUH Journal, 2014 Issue IV; Ben van Berkel, UNStudio
United Network Studio (UN Studio) is a Dutch architecture firm founded in 1988 by Ben van Berkel and Caroline Bos, which in the 2000s established offices in Shanghai and…
Space Formations
16 Sep 2014 – CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference Proceedings; Ole Scheeren, Büro Ole Scheeren
As architecture keeps expanding vertically – with ever taller buildings to emerge across the world, and with the skyscraper having long become the predominant typology of…
Green Walls in High-Rise Buildings
Sep 2014 – CTBUH Journal, 2014 Issue III; CTBUH Research
The latest CTBUH technical guide, Green Walls in High-Rise Buildings, provides a thorough investigation of the methods used around the world for implementation of…
Vertical Public Realms: Creating Urban Spaces in the Sky
16 Sep 2014 – CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference Proceedings; Dr. Yuri Hadi, Leicester School of Architecture; Professor Tim Heath & Dr. Philip Oldfield, University of Nottingham
The resurgence of the ‘Streets in the Sky’ concept is driving the recent transformation of social and public spaces in vertical cities, with Asia leading the way. The…
The Tropical Skyscraper: Social Sustainability in High Urban Density
16 Sep 2014 – CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference Proceedings; Mun Summ Wong, Richard Hassell & Alina Yeo, WOHA Architects
Asia’s rapidly growing metropolises demand an alternative strategy for city planning and architecture that addresses the need to live appropriately and sustainably with…
For Everyone a Sky Garden
Sep 2012 – CTBUH 2012 9th World Congress, Shanghai; Jaron Lubin, Safdie Architects
A key principle of Moshe Safdie’s work over the last four decades has been to develop livable collective spaces within dense urban environments. This paper shares both…
Singapore: A High-Rise Utopia?
Sep 2012 – CTBUH 2012 9th World Congress, Shanghai; Peng Beng Khoo & Belinda Huang, Arc Studio Architecture + Urbanism
Singapore has already implemented many urban-scale sustainable strategies that other cities only dream of – true integrated transport networks, 60-storey high green walls…
Capital Cost Drivers in Tall Buildings
Sep 2012 – CTBUH 2012 9th World Congress, Shanghai; Hsui-Min Eugene Seah, Langdon & Seah Singapore Pte Ltd
In land-scarce nations, one of the solutions for land use intensification is to go upwards and downwards in construction. However, how does this affect sustainability and…
Greening the Urban Habitat: Singapore
Feb 2012 – CTBUH Journal, 2012 Issue I; Jason Pomeroy, Broadway Malyan
The continued depletion of open spaces as a result of urbanization has also seen a subsequent reduction in greenery and gradual rise in urban temperatures that has…
Beyond Skyrise Gardens: The Potential of Urban Roof-Top Farming in Singapore
Oct 2011 – CTBUH 2011 Seoul Conference; Wai Wing Tai Donald, Alexandra Health
The younger generation of Singaporeans, particularly those born from the 1980s onwards, might not have the opportunity to visit local farms as most of them were gradually…
Case Study: Marina Bay Sands, Singapore
22 Jan 2011 – CTBUH Journal, 2011 Issue I; Moshe Safdie, Safdie Architects
Marina Bay Sands is a high-density and mixed-use integrated resort complex which was conceived as a city microcosm rooted in Singapore’s culture, climate, and…
Tall Buildings in Southeast Asia - A Humanist Approach to Tropical High-Rise
Aug 2009 – CTBUH Journal, 2009 Issue III; Mun Summ Wong & Richard Hassell, WOHA
High-rise, high-density living has been embraced as a positive accommodation solution for many millions of people living in Asia's growing urban metropolis. This paper…
The Skycourt - A Comparison of Four Case Studies
Feb 2009 – CTBUH Journal, 2009 Issue I; Jason Pomeroy, Broadway Malyan
The effects of industrial capitalism and secularism have not only seen the fall of public man (Sennett 1976) but the slow disintegration of the public realm.
Ecoskyscrapers and Ecomimesis: New tall building typologies
Mar 2008 – CTBUH 2008 8th World Congress, Dubai; Ken Yeang, Llewelyn Davies Yeang
Designing the ecoskyscraper involves configuring its built form and operational systems so that they integrate with nature in a benign and seamless way over its lifecycle…
Tallest Buildings Completed in 2006
Dec 2006 – CTBUH Research
Nina Tower 1 in Hong Kong, at 319 meters high, leads the list of the ten tallest buildings completed in 2006. The Sports City Tower/Aspire Tower (Doha, United Arab…
Estate Renewal Through Development of Prefabricated Super High-Rise Buildings
Oct 2005 – CTBUH 2005 7th World Congress, New York; Chor Cheong Fong, Housing and Development Board of Singapore
This paper presents Housing & Development Board (HDB) of Singapore’s solution in the development of prefabricated super high-rise residential buildings to solve Singapore…
To Live High or Low: Case Study of Singapore Public Housing Residents
Oct 2003 – CTBUH 2003 Kuala Lumpur Conference; Belinda Yuen, Steve Appold & Kwee Lanny Kurnianingrum, The National University of Singapore; Anthony Yeh, University of Hong Kong; George Earl, University of Queensland; John Ting, Private Architect
The intent of this paper is to discuss the empirically derived research on Singapore residents’ perceptions of building height and their reactions to supertall living.…

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