Singapore is the Southeast Asia’s financial center and the richest countries in the globe. The remodeling of Singapore constantly has resulted in a positive impact, the rise of modern and amazing architecture buildings. Here are a few that one must include to visit in the next trip:
Bras Basah MRT Station
Bras Basah MRT Station was designed by a local architectural firm and won a competition. The design of the station was difficult to begin with as the location of the station was already crowded. There was the need to build it deep and to creatively solve the light issue, the firm chose an environmentally-friendly way, the Singapore Art Museum forecourt, with its pool, disperses light to the station.
Identical 6 floor, thirty one buildings are stacked and interconnected forming The Interlace. In the 2015 World Architecture Festival it won the ‘building of the year’ title. It optimizes the light and air passing, offering the benefit in Singapore, a hot country with its shape to amplify space for the gardens of the condo.
Hill Street Building
The High Street Building is of six-storey, home to the Ministry of Communications and Information. It was a police station. It is built in the 1930s England neo-classical style, presenting the colonial landmark boasting of symmetric design façade with arcades, balconies, vast courtyards, and columns. In 1993, a paint job took place and the architecture icon in Singapore became prominent. This High Street building is known for its double-leafed, colored, and vibrant colors.
The Colonnade is an iconic building in a quiet corner of this city. It is an eye-catching condo presenting an unusual columnar, that is one of the amazing architecture buildings, the brainchild of late Paul Rudolph. It is an inspiration of the unbuilt Graphic Center of Arts of Manhattan. It features four rectangular quadrants; the building base is lifted off the ground into two rows of columns. These quadrants are at varying heights, they have varied floor planes and quirky zigzag appearance.
The format of Esplanade was an inspiration by the durian, the smelly and infamous national fruits that awakened love and hate between foreigners and locals. It is a bold design attempt that the space is synonymous with the country offering a complement to the symmetry of the Singapore Flyer and Marina Bay Sands that is nearby.
Singapore is popular for its government funded homes for the people. Its housing complexes, are referred to as HDB (Housing and Development Board), and they look identical to each other. Of course, some are outstanding. The Pinnacle was constructed in 2009 and it became the topic of controversy in the country owing to the elevated cost. Its unique design made it a winner of a contest having over 200 entries, presents 50 floors – seven buildings each interconnected by a skybridge. You can get a glimpse of the city and its most amazing views. It is the tallest public
Marina Bay Sands
Marina Bay Sands is an iconic architecture building drawing the futuristic horizon of the island. The complex of the hotel changed completely with the Singapore’s financial center’s looks and it includes a shopping mall, a super casino, a theater, a modern art museum, and three towers offering an infinite pool. However, to plunge into the pool waters, get ready to spend money.
Reflections present elegant curves and are one of the iconic constructions of Singapore bay. It is a residential condo and on its six tall towers is a garden offering the open view of the Sentosa Island and the sea.
Henderson waves bridge
This bridge was built in 2008 and is the highest pedestrian walkway. It is one of the amazing architecture buildings located 100 fts above and connects two big city parts and over a busy avenue. The extension waves is 900 fts and it is widely used by runners, families, and nature lovers, getting more impressive with the night fall and has LED lighting illumination.