Uniquely London – Homes over Tracks; Homes on Bridges
Published on April 30, 2018
Published on April 30, 2018
DP China’s Nanjing ITrip Fuying Building was awarded the Merit Award in the Commercial and Office Category in the fourth edition of China Real Estate Design Awards (CREDAward) 2017-2018.
You can now bite into Singapore’s signature golden brown curry puff at Old Chang Kee’s London flagship store. Coming onboard to formulate the conceptual design framework of this flagship, DP International (UK) applied a global but local approach.
DP Architects’ Novotel and Mercure Singapore on Stevens clinched a gold award and Project Bus-Stop and Rhizome House each clinched a silver award. The Melbourne Design Awards recognises and celebrates the creativity, diversity and excellence of those who are leading the way.
A look at how we can harness Computational Design in transforming the design process and re-interpreting creation of space.
In the upcoming third edition of Smart Green Summit and Awards, DP Architects’ directors Mr Chin Thoe Chong and Mr Frven Lim (UK) will be curating the panel sessions during the Design Segment and giving a keynote address, respectively.
DP Director Mr Chua Zi Jun was both keynote speaker and panellist at India Shopping Centre Forum 2018 in Mumbai on 11th April 2018.
For the 13th consecutive year, DP Architects was named as one of the top ten Architecture firms in BCI Asia Top Ten Awards. Additionally, three of DP Design’s projects have received accolades in BCI Asia Interior Design Awards.
Changi Airport Group (CAG) has announced its appointment of DP Architects to design the retail spaces and experience of Changi Airport’s Terminal 5 (T5).
i Light Marina Bay, Asia’s leading sustainable light art festival, is back! And joining up for the first time with the festival’s 2018 energy-savings campaign ‘Switch Off, Turn Up’, are none other than our own interior designers, William Kwan-Terry and Kenny Chia of DP Design (DPD) with their creation, Cradle2Cradle.
DP Architects (DPA) Chief Executive Officer Angelene Chan, directors Seah Chee Huang and Ng San Son were featured in the latest issue of Urban Redevelopment Authority’s (URA) publication, Skyline, as part of URA’s ’20 under 45: The Third Edition’ initiative.
DP Architects is the world’s eighth largest architecture practice, according to an annual ranking of the top 100 architecture firms compiled by Building Design, a leading UK-based online resource for the profession.
The exhibition featuring DP Architects’ 50 years of design journey has been officially opened by guest of honor Datuk Hj. Mohd Najib Bin Hj. Mohd, Executive Director of Dewan Bandaraya Kuala Lumpur, on 18 January.
With the new beginning of 2018, DP Architects and its group of companies are pleased to announce the appointment of 13 new directors and 147 titleholders.
DP Facade Director Mathieu Meur recently spoke at FAÇADE International Conference – The FACE OF TOWN in Hanoi.
In its 89th issue “Pursuit of Productivity”, CUBES focused on how the construction industry is being transformed for greater productivity and efficiency in a myriad of ways and featured DP in “Productive Practice”.
DP Architects’ Mr Seah Chee Huang and Mr Ng San Son have been selected by the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) to showcase their portfolio of works as part of the URA 20 under 45 initiative.
The latest Issue of The Singapore Architects Magazine Issue 9 featured DP Architects exhibition which took place from 12 August to 29 September. It also gave an in depth review of Our Tampines Hub.
On 21 November, Our Tampines Hub received a Silver award for the Interior Design Confederation Singapore (IDCS) Design Excellence Award 2017 under the category of Best Public Design Asia Pacific at the St Regis Hotel.
The awards is organised by PropertyGuru and it recognises Singapore’s best properties.
Our Tampines Hub was presented the Skyrise Greenery Awards 2017 under the Special Award (Educational Institution) category.
DP Architects clinched two silver awards for Cada cuba huele al vino que tiene and The GreenField; Forest Green Rover Stadium. The London Design Awards recognises and celebrates the creativity and courage of those who are leading the way.
On 27 October, DP Architects were invited to Read@Work, a programme organised by the National Library Board (NLB).
Mr Woon Chung Yen, DP Architects associate director was recently featured in a list of Singapore’s revolutionary architects aged 40 and under by the Singapore Business Review.
The Great Architectural Bake-off, organised by WTAG Singapore, was held on Saturday, 14 October 2017 at co-working space–The Working Capitol.
As China seeks to revitalise the ancient trade route between them and Europe to unlock the enormous potential in these largely untapped areas of Central Asia, what opportunities does it present for Singapore and the region? How does DP Architects stay relevant? DPA (China) Director Tan Chee Yong speaks to NUSS’s The Graduate.
The DP50 Design Future Conference, held on 10 October 2017, marked the third high point in DP Architects’ (DPA) year-long 50th anniversary celebrations.
The DP Inspire Awards is an inaugural office-wide awards aimed at promoting design excellence which spanned across two months. The award comprised of two categories – Design of the Year and Research and Innovation.
SBF Center received recognition from the annual Singapore Property Awards 2017 in the ‘Office Category’ on 6 October.
DP Architects’ Rhizome House and the new Mediacorp Campus were both presented with the Singapore Institute of Architects (SIA) accolades at the Awards Presentation Dinner, on 5 October 2017.
Archifest, the annual architecture festival organised by the Singapore Institute of Architecture (SIA) is back for its 11th edition with a new theme, a new festival format and new, exciting design conversations and thought sharing. Right in the thick of the design fest is DP Architects.
DP Architects has recently clinched several awards from the Housing Development Board (HDB), Singapore Institute of Landscape Architects (SILA) and Singapore Institute of Planners (SIP).
DP Architects will play host to international thought leaders and distinguished figures in the architectural community, including industry experts and practitioners, at the first-ever DP50 Design Future Conference.
DP Architects (DPA) Chief Executive Officer Angelene Chan is named Woman of the Year 2017 for her stellar achievements and breakthroughs in the architecture industry. This annual prestigious award is organised by Her World Singapore.
The exhibition celebrating DP Architects’ 50 years of design journey has been officially opened this evening by guest of honour, Minister of National Development Mr Lawrence Wong.
Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong officiated the grand opening of Our Tampines Hub, Singapore’s first integrated community and lifestyle hub on 6 August 2017.
This year, Perspective recognised Associate Director, Mr Woon Chung Yen as one of the 40 creative stars in Asia under the age of 40.
DP Architects has been named one of the top ten architecture firms in Singapore for the 12th year running at the BCI Asia Top Ten Architect Awards.
Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong officiated the opening of the much-anticipated Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre (SCCC) this evening as it welcomes the community to appreciate the diversity and vibrancy of Chinese culture in Singapore.
A key press conference on April 23rd 2017 at the Capital Club Bahrain witnessed the announcement of Bahrain’s first ever unique family-centric mall concept, Mall of Dilmunia.
On 5 May, we celebrated our golden jubilee with special programmes that strike a cord in every DPian and alumni present.
Every cask smells of the wine it contains is the winner, out of 52 international entries, of the installation design competition for Concéntrico, the architecture and design festival of Logroño.
DP Architects’ redpan clinches the South Asia and the Pacific 2017 Prix Versailles for Restaurants.
DP Architects’ Archifest Pavilion has attained the Architizer A+ Awards 2017. The head-turning installation achieved both the …
DP Design (DPD) Director Mike Lim spoke on the panel at An Afternoon with TOP DESIGNERS, a conference held by Society of Interior Designers (SIDS).
DP Architects is the winner, out of 52 international entries, of the installation design competition for Concéntrico, the architecture and design festival of Logroño, the capital of La Rioja province in Spain.
Helming the newest additions to DP’s specialist services are Mathieu Meur of DP Facade and Jeffrey Inouye.
DP Architects has announced key appointments and promotions
DP Architects celebrates 50 years of architectural excellence.
Upon the recent release of the WA100 2017, DP Architects currently ranks 10th in the world with 767 architects employed.
Cinemaxx Junior, designed by DP Design, wins “Best Leisure or Entertainment Venue” accolade at the UK’s FX International Design Awards
Cinemaxx Junior and redpan were awarded Gold and Bronze in their respective categories at Design Excellence Awards 2016
A key personality in the architectural industry, DPA CEO Angelene Chan speaks about the importance of family and the unique DP culture.
Goodlife! Makan, a recreational cooking, dining and activity centre for stay-alone seniors at 52 Marine Terrace in Singapore, has been awarded two prestigious accolades at Singapore Institute of Architects’ (SIA) Architectural Design Awards 2016.
DPA Director Teoh Hai Pin shared his views with SCMP on holistic integration of social and community spaces at the annual HKIS Conference in Hong Kong.
Singapore’s first ever integrated community and lifestyle hub in the heartlands, achieves BCA’s Green Mark (Platinum) for its comprehensive range of facilities and services to strengthen community spirit and environmental graciousness.
DP Architects’ winning pavilion design and DP Design’s interactive Cheer Me Up balloon installation will be featured at Archifest 2016, at Raffles Place Park from 23 September to 9 October 2016.
DP Architects CEO Angelene Chan is recognised for her accomplishments in design excellence on the local design landscape.
DP Architects designed the Stage and the boulder and Sky City set props for the National Day Parade to elevate the positive spirit of the parade for the local community, especially as it looks forward to its own 50th anniversary of architectural excellence in 2017.
A typical bus stop in the Jurong Lake District has been re-designed to incorporate a green roof, free WiFi, interactive smart boards that provide content and services such as bus arrival timings, bicycle parking, mobile phone charging points, e-books download, and even a swing to improve the experience of waiting for the bus.
The DP Design project was showcased in the Aug/Sep 2016 issue of Cubes magazine for redefining the movie-going experience for children through seamlessly blending cinema and playground typologies.
DP Architects CEO Angelene Chan spoke about her vision of taking DP to new heights and bringing the Singapore brand to the world in the August 2016 issue of Singapore Tatler.
As one of the first organisations to pledge support to National Library Board (NLB)’s recently launched National Reading Movement, DP Architects has already planned and spearheaded a slew of Read@Work initiatives, in support of the Movement, that would run in the next six months.
The 29 July issue of Straits Times covered chalets and resorts sprucing themselves up to compete with hotels for a share in the local staycation scene.
DPA director Seah Chee Huang speaks about URA’s request for proposals for Jurong Lake District master plan in Business Times on 12 July.
In support of the National Library Board (NLB)’s recently launched National Reading Movement, DP Architects was featured in the 26 Jun edition of LianHe ZaoBao.
DP Architects director Chan Hui Min contributed her thoughts about how office layouts could influence employee engagement and performance in the 24 June 2016 edition of The Straits Times Recruit.
In the May 2016 issue, Genting Hotel Jurong was highlighted for its design as an eco-friendly ‘hotel within a garden’.
DP Architects CEO Angelene Chan penned her thoughts on the issue of gender in the architecture industry in the June-July 2016 issue of Cubes magazine.
DP Architects director Wu Tzu Chiang and DP Engineers associate director Yong Siew Onn were mentioned in the first 2016 issue of Building & Construction Authority (BCA)’s BuildGreen magazine.
DP Architects (DPA) director Seah Chee Huang was recently named one of 40 creative stars under the age of 40 for his architectural achievements and contributions, in the recent 40 Under 40 2016 Awards organised by Perspective on 24 May.
The Cape was featured in the May 2016 issue of Far East’s SOHO magazine.
DP Architects’ master plan of Seef Lusail was featured in the January/February 2016 issue of International New Landscape magazine.
Home-grown architecture practice DP Architects and local restaurateurs The Food Explorer Group, owners of popular bistro GRUB, have just revealed a joint F&B venture – redpan. This new restaurant will see a partnership, a “love affair” between design and food.
The article describes and explores Jonathan’s hopes for the future of Singapore’s urban development as elaborated through his belief that the present must be evaluated in order to envision the future.
Interior Design, the premier resource for designers, recently released a 10 question interview with CEO of DP Architects, Ms Angelene Chan.
Perspective Magazine’s digital platform published an article on Civil Service Club @ Changi, DP Architects’ Additions & Alterations project that was completed in November of 2014.
Archibazaar recently released an article on the Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre, a DPA project spearheaded by the Singapore Federation of Chinese Clans Association (SFCCA).
Perspective Magazine’s digital platform recently published an article on the James Cook and Marco Polo Buildings in London.
Released at the end of 2015, South Korea’s, Exterior, published an article on DP Architects’ Wisma Atria in the 153rd volume of their magazine.
Indesignlive recently released an article announcing the appointment of Ms Angelene Chan as the new CEO of DP Architects.
The Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD), designed by DP Architects in collaboration with UN Studio, was recently featured in Archinesia Magazine’s Dec/Jan Issue (Vol. 8).
Part of The Straits Times’ Monday interviews on important personalities in Life!, the profile features Angelene Chan as the only woman CEO out of the top 5 architecture firms in Singapore, while highlighting other major milestones.
Upon the recent release of the WA100 2016, DP Architects currently ranks 12th in the world with 720 architects employed.
DP Architects has announced key appointments in its senior management, with effect from 1 January 2016.
In a collection of stories celebrating significant days in Singapore’s 50 years of independence – “Days that Changed Singapore”, the opening of People’s Park Complex was commemorated as a milestone.
In a collection of stories celebrating significant days in Singapore’s 50 years of independence – “Days that Changed Singapore”, the opening of Singapore Sports Hub was commemorated as a milestone.
In Issue 089 (Dec 2015 / Jan 2016 issue) of d+a magazine, DP Design director Mike Lim discussed DP Design’s first book, DP Design: Designing Spaces, as well as DP Design’s roots, its atypical design philosophy and approach to interior spaces and firm principles that guide his design and life.
The upscale hotel and retail mixed development was featured in Issue 089 (Dec 2015 / Jan 2016 issue) of d+a magazine, for its dynamic, animated facade and cantilevered glass box that gives Park Hotel Alexandra its signature form.
In Issue #76 (Dec 2015 / Jan 2016 issue) of Haven, The Edge Malaysia, DPA director Chin Thoe Chong shares a compelling tale about his life, design philosophy, DP’s history of projects and his plans for the future, such as Design Village in Penang.
Well-established local dailies, The Straits Times and The Business Times, featured Sunray Headquarters’ win (Design of the Year) at President’s Design Award 2015 in their 12 December weekend editions.
Sunray was one of 13 projects to win this award, recognised as Singapore’s highest symbol of design excellence.
DP Design director Mike Lim shares with Interior Design his thoughts on shopping habits of the future, the evolving retail space and changing interior design strategies in their regular series of ten questions.
The Business Times recently listed CSC@Changi as one of Singapore’s Hip New Hangouts in their weekend edition over the 31st of October.
The prestigious ceremony saw the SBF Centre walk away with four wins and two high commendations.
Singapore Sports Hub was featured in The Sunday Times for having won IStructE’s international accolade, the Supreme Award for Structural Engineering.
One Farrer Hotel & Spa, part of the Connexion Mediplex, has won the “Gold Award” for Hospitality Design over 200 Rooms at the prestigious Industry Design Excellence Awards for industry professionals, organised by the Interior Design Confederation Singapore.
DPA Director Seah Chee Huang was recently names one of SBR’s 15 great architects and engineers aged 40 and under for his dedication to design excellence.
DP Green, won 3 awards: the “LIAS Gold Award (Playground)” for Dulwich College Singapore, the “LIAS Best Green Wall” award and “LIAS Gold Award (Green Wall)” for Connexion.
The Farrer Park Mediplex, Connexion, has been shortlisted as a finalist for the Mixed Use – Completed Buildings category at the prestigious World Architecture Festival 2015.
DP Architect pioneers Mr Koh Seow Chuan and Mr Chan Sui Him have been honoured with The Singapore Design Golden Jubilee Award for their achievements in the design field.
Honouring the best works of Singapore’s landscape architects, Singapore Landscape Architecture Awards conferred two awards on DP Green for its projects Four Acres Singapore and myVillage.
Two 2015 BCA-SGBC Green Building Individual Awards were conferred to director of DP Architects, Mr Wu Tzu Chiang, as well as Mr Yong Siew Onn, associate director of DP Engineers.
The Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD)’s academic campus was featured in Issue 75 of Cubes magazine, in an article that focused on how the seamless articulation of spaces and corridors helped to promote interaction and dynamism.
CSC@Changi, a newly renovated clubhouse for the Civil Service Club, was featured on the “Explore Projects” section of Architizer on Tuesday, 10 August 2015.
To celebrate SG50, DP Architects and its project, The Dubai Mall was featured in an exhibition titled ‘Singapore’s Economic Miracle’ under the ‘Hands That Built Our Nation’ section. The section showcases Singapore companies who have brought the Singapore brand and expertise overseas to put Singapore on the global map.
In an August 11 story by The Straits Times on the reopening of Fuk Tak Chi after a 10-month makeover, members of the project team from DP Architects were interviewed on their experience when working on the restoration of Singapore’s oldest Chinese temple.
DP Architects was featured in South China Morning Post – Asia’s leading English language newspaper – in a special business report published on 9 August 2015 to celebrate Singapore’s 50th birthday.
DP Architects’ director Seah Chee Huang was interviewed on his thoughts on industry norms and challenges, in a special feature on architects published in the August 2015 issue of SME & Entrepreneurship Magazine.
The Civil Service Club’s newly revamped clubhouse CSC@Changi was featured on the IndesignLive Singapore website, providing a glimpse of how the project combined meticulous conservation with contemporary adaptation while remaining sensitive to the surrounding context.
Presented by HR Asia, the award recognises companies in 12 markets across Asia which have demonstrated excellent employee engagement and a positive workplace culture.
On 9 July 2015, DP Architects hosted the inaugural ‘Women on the Move’ conference – the first of a series of industry-led talks organised by the Business Families Institute @ Singapore Management University (SMU).
Connexion, a finalist in this year’s World Architecture Festival Awards, was featured in Issue 287 of Singapore Architect magazine.
Deputy CEO Angelene Chan was invited to be a moderator of ‘The Singapore Dialogue: Design’ on 25 June 2015, a panel discussion on whether design matters in urbanisation, as part of the multi-sensorial Singapore: Inside Out showcase.
DP Architects’ deputy CEO Angelene Chan was invited to speak at World Architecture Festival (WAF) London 2015, the first ever satellite exhibition and events programme organised by WAF to showcase game-changing architecture and design from across the globe.
Connexion, a mixed-use complex at Farrer Park that integrates hotel and hospital components under one roof, has been shortlisted for the prestigious annual World Architecture Festival (WAF) Awards, under the Mixed Use category for completed buildings.
DP Architects has been ranked among the top 10 architecture firms in Singapore for the 10th year running at the annual BCI Asia Awards.
The academic plot of Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD)’s new East Coast campus has been featured in several design platforms and publications, including Dezeen, designboom and Issue 287 of Singapore Architect magazine.
Two DPA teams have been shortlisted by the Urban Redevelopment Authority to transform Singapore’s Rail Corridor – a 24km-long former railway line that spans the island north to south – into an inviting community space.
In the May 16-17 edition of The Business Times, DPA director Chin Thoe Chong talks about the stylistically international design concept behind Design Village, one of Penang’s biggest single-storey shopping complexes.
In a strong showing at the Building and Construction Authority (BCA) Awards this year, DP Architects was conferred two distinguished awards – the Built Environment Leadership Gold Class Award and the Building Information Modelling Gold Award.
The new East Coast campus for Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD), Singapore’s fourth public university, was officially opened on 8 May 2015. The futuristic campus was also featured in the May 9 edition of The Straits Times.
At a briefing involving the Singapore Southeast Asian Games Organising Committee and local media on 6 May, director Seah Chee Huang explained the design concept behind the 28th SEA Games cauldron.
Located along the Changi coastline, the redevelopment includes a new four-storey recreation complex and a four-storey chalet block with villa clusters, with the existing buildings transformed and revitalised as an F&B hub.
The development is an example of a unique high-rise living concept, built on a creative interpretation of the landscape and the provision of differentiated amenities.
The project will now be considered for a Jury Award, selected by an esteemed jury, and a Popular Choice Award, based on online voting by the public.
DPA’s urban planners were featured in a multimedia exhibition, HIGH PERFORMANCE: Singapore City Planners Exhibit, organised by the Singapore Institute of Planners. The exhibition highlights the ideas generated by urban planners here and was held as part of SingaPlural 2015.
DP Architects has been ranked the world’s tenth largest architecture practice in the World Architecture 100 (WA100) survey, and is the only Southeast Asian practice in the top ten.
The Stephen Riady Centre, a three-storey mixed-use complex located within the National University of Singapore’s University Town (UTown), was recently featured on ArchDaily and Architizer.
In Issue 72 of Cubes magazine, an article featuring Singapore Sports Hub examined its role as an active public place and urban icon.
Jardin, a 180-unit condominium situated along Dunearn Road, allows the simple pleasures of living in a garden to be materialised in a high-rise environment.
In an Jan 22 article published on Going Places Singapore, which gives an insider look into the design behind the award-winning Singapore Sports Hub, director Teoh Hai Pin shared how the team designed for an inclusive, flexible and sustainable destination right from the start.
Drawing inspiration from the site’s historical context, the form of the elevated station references nautical imagery and movement.
The 16,800sqm headquarters of Sunray Woodcraft Construction was featured recently in various media platforms, including ArchDaily, designboom, e-architect, Architizer and Archipendium.
In a Jan 2 story by The Business Times celebrating milestones in Singapore architecture, DP Architects’ chairman Chan Sui Him discusses historic DP-designed landmarks and changes in the architectural landscape over 50 years.
The biggest architecture firm in Singapore, DP Architects is ranked first in Singapore Business Review’s local ranking. In the same feature, DP Healthcare director Tania Wee gives her thoughts on designing for an ageing population.
In an exclusive interview with HRM Asia, Raymond Chan, Director of Human Resources, shares strategies taken by the firm in various aspects of human resources management.
For its major role in designing the Singapore Sports Hub, DP Architects has been ranked fifth on the annual Power List in Life! – the only architecture firm to be represented in the list this year.
29 November 2014 commemorated an important milestone in the infrastructure development of the Sengkang General and Community Hospitals, in a ‘Building Up for the Community’ ceremony officiated by Mr Gan Kim Yong, Minister for Health.
The integrated urban superblock, Holland Village, was featured in BCI Asia’s Architecture@ yearbook for 2015, an annual almanac showcasing how city skylines and the urban landscape will change with the next generation of buildings in Asia slated for construction that year.
The Vol. 29 No. 5 edition of Building Review Journal featured the fully self-sustaining Hedges Park Condominium and euHabitat, with its unique enclaves of SOHO units, suites, condos and townhouses.
Featured in the Nov 15 edition of The Straits Times Life!, Four Acres Singapore was mentioned as a positive project within one-north which integrated heritage buildings well into the landscape, adding charm to the area.
Featured in the Nov 17 edition of City & Country in The Edge Singapore, DP Architects’ CEO Francis Lee and Deputy CEO Angelene Chan gave an in-depth interview on designing for mixed-use, future trends in mixed-use as well as DP’s corporate culture.
In an article that discusses the pros and cons of open offices, Mike Lim, who heads DP Design, shares his views on what has led to the rising popularity of such open work environments and also sketches the elements of a modern office.
Featured in the Oct 8 edition of The Straits Times Life!, the new headquarters of Sunray Woodcraft Construction was among five DPA projects that won at the 14th SIA Design Awards.
Singapore Sports Hub has been named the winner in the Sport category at World Architecture Festival (WAF) 2014, the first Singapore project to win at this year’s edition.
DP Architects has emerged the biggest winner at the 14th Singapore Institute of Architects (SIA) Architectural Design Awards, sweeping five awards in total – the most for a single firm. Click below to view the press release.
A web documentary on the making of Singapore Sports Hub, A Dream Come True tells the stories behind the highly complex project, and its many challenges and achievements.
Under the newly-launched Pre-Project Innovation Consortium (PPIC) initiative, DPA will co-lead a consortium with engineering consultancy Beca to focus on developing sustainable building solutions for retail and healthcare use.
Featured in a September 2 article on Indesignlive Singapore, Sunray Woodcraft Construction Headquarters was showcased as a building that redefined traditional ideas of a factory in Singapore.
DP Architects announced its annual appointment of titleholders and key positions for the firm and its subsidiary companies on 1 September 2014. Click below to view the full list of appointments.
Director Seah Chee Huang was interviewed for a news segment on Channel 8 on Project Bus Stop, a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative by DPA. The concept shelter is a test bed for ideas of how bus stops can be reimagined as meaningful social nodes.
Featured in the Autumn 2014 edition of PanStadia and Arena Management, the article celebrated the Sports Hub as Singapore’s crown jewel and Asia’s first integrated sports, leisure, entertainment and lifestyle destination.
The Vol. 29 No. 4 edition of Building Review Journal featured The Seletar Mall, a family-oriented commercial development opening by the end of 2014 for Singapore’s residents in the north-east.
In a video interview for Project Bus Stop, a key Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative from DP Architects, team members Seah Chee Huang and Aileen Koh share about how bus stops can be reimagined as meaningful social nodes.
Director Teoh Hai Pin was featured in the cover story of Straits Times Life! on 11 August 2014. In the article, he shares some snippets of his life as a working student, starting a career in architecture and the sacrifices he has made to get to where he is.
By providing premier venues for major sports events, and inviting and inclusive public destination spaces, the Sports Hub is an elite world-class sports destination that encourages everyday public participation throughout the year.
The article on Indesignlive Singapore mentions the master plan as one of the key challenges of the ambitious project, with the design team having to figure out how to fit in numerous and diverse facilities into a relatively compact 35 hectares of land.
Held on 11 June 2014, the media tour for Singapore Sports Hub saw the design team sharing about the design philosophy behind the world’s only integrated sports, entertainment and lifestyle destination.
In an interview with Chinese daily Lianhe Zaobao, DP Architects’ director Teoh Hai Pin shared the design considerations behind the upcoming Singapore Sports Hub, and his thoughts on designing this architecturally significant landmark.
Lee Boon Woei, director of DP Sustainable Design, shared his views on the adoption of solar panels by developers in Singapore in a Straits Times Life! article last Saturday.
Lee Boon Woei, director of DP Sustainable Design, was conferred the Commendation Award for the BCA-SGBC Green Building Individual Awards 2014 for his signficant contributions in shaping a sustainable built environment.
Generating a new sense of energy and dynamism through the use of curvilinear architecture and generous greenscape, ITE College West pushes customary vocational and technical education to the next level. It was featured in Issue 8 of CITYGREEN magazine.
Featured in Landscape Middle East magazine, the Seef Lusail master plan is a 52ha mixed-use waterfront development prominently located within Lusail City in Doha. It strives to connect people to places while bringing back walkability as a way of life.
To be completed in 2015, the 13-storey office and retail development is strategically located in the heart of Paya Lebar Central, a precinct envisaged to become a bustling commercial centre.
The Dubai Mall was featured in Episode 8 (Foreign Affairs) of the CitiScape documentary which explores some of the best designs and architecture in Singapore.
Republic Polytechnic was featured in Episode 4 (Learned Spaces) of the CitiScape documentary which explores some of the best designs and architecture in Singapore.
Orchard Central was featured in Episode 2 (Form Follows Shopping) of the CitiScape documentary which explores some of the best designs and architecture in Singapore.
The Trillium, which takes its formal cues from the three-leaf plant species of the same name, is arranged in the plan as three ‘petals’. The unique shape allows for floor-to-ceiling curved glass walls that provide each apartment with expansive views of the horizon.
In an online article featuring key women architects in Singapore, Deputy CEO Angelene Chan shares her thoughts on working in the traditionally male-dominated architecture industry, and how she juggles between her career and family life.
Director Mr Teoh Hai Pin was featured on the March 1 episode of ‘The Making Of A City’, a documentary series on Channel NewsAsia (CNA), in which he was interviewed on the Guangzhou Knowledge City master plan.
The Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay has been chosen by building data company Emporis as one of the 15 most beautiful concert halls in the world. It boasts superb acoustics and is one of only five such halls in the world with similar state-of-the-art acoustic features.
The proposed four-storey building projects a contemporary image, a departure from the monotonous and harsh massing found in a typical industrial building typology.
Associate director Mr Ng San Son shares the design strategy behind River Safari, the first and only river-themed wildlife park in Asia.
Director Mr Vikas M Gore shares his honest thoughts on the ASEAN Mutual Recognition Arrangement (MRA), including the opportunities and concerns that come with liberalising architectural exchange.
DP Architects has been ranked the world’s ninth largest architecture practice in the World Architecture 100 (WA100) survey. The firm is the only Southeast Asian practice in the top ten.
The aquatic-themed West Zone is the final phase of the 49ha integrated resort. It encompasses the latest attractions on the island, including edu-tainment, leisure, hospitality and resort-style amenities.
In a heartfelt interview with Chinese daily Lianhe Zaobao, director Teoh Hai Pin talks about the firm’s foray into China, the rewarding experience of working on China projects, and his hopes for the future.
Sited in the heart of Singapore’s Central Business District, The Clift is a stately and impressive 43-storey tower that defines a whole new identity of urban living.
In a television interview for VTV3’s Không Gian Xanh (Green Space), DP Architects’ associate director Mr Tan Jiann Woei shared the design intent behind Dolphin Plaza, which involved designing a building that would effectively incorporate greenery into a high-rise development, while creating a memorable architecture that would relate to both the old and new Hanoi.
Singapore Sports Hub has been named the winner in the Future Project: Leisure Led Development category at the prestigious World Architecture Festival 2013.
Double Bay Residences has been conferred an Excellence Award at the 2013 Skyrise Greenery Awards, organised by the National Parks Board to honour projects which demonstrate excellence in implementing sky gardens and vertical greenery.
The recent weekend edition of The Business Times (2-3 November 2013) featured local firms with high-profile projects overseas. DP Architects’ The Dubai Mall, which is undergoing a massive expansion, was one of the projects featured.
The Danga Heights Master Plan is featured in the latest issue of Architecture Malaysia.
River Safari, the first and only river-themed wildlife park in Asia, is featured on www.archdaily.com
River Safari, the first park in Singapore to achieve the Green Mark Platinum rating, is featured on www.gooood.hk.
DP Architects recently announced its 2013 promotion of titleholders and key positions for the firm and its subsidiary companies.
36 Boon Teck Road, the first private house in Singapore to achieve the Green Mark Platinum rating, is featured in the latest issue of Archinesia.
DP Architects recently announced the appointment of 17 new directors to enhance its current leadership.
DP Architects has been named one of the top ten architecture firms in Singapore for the eighth year running.
Two of DP Architects early landmark projects, Golden Mile Complex and People’s Park Complex, are featured in the January 2013 issue of BiblioAsia.
Wisma Atria, the grand dame of Orchard Road shopping malls, is featured in the latest issue of ‘Architecture and Culture’, a magazine from Korea.
DP Architects’ senior associate director Mr Mike Lim was in Myanmar to present at a press conference on The State House Hotel. The project is an adaptive re-use of a prominent colonial building in Yangon.
Sky Gardens, Bangalore, took home an award for ‘Best Residential Dwellings Above 1,500 sq ft’ at the Credai Awards for Real Estate.
Dolphin Plaza in Hanoi won first prize in the 2012 Vietnam National Architecture Awards, the first time a residential project took top honours, beating 140 entries.
The latest issue of Architecture Malaysia features KEN Bangsar, a serviced apartment located in the heart of Kuala Lumpur.
Wisma Atria has been featured in the March 2013 issue of ‘Details’, a Korean architecture magazine. The article showcases the redevelopment’s new features and the building’s facade transformations over the years.
DP Architects is featured in the March 2013 issue of ‘Surfaces Reporter’, an architecture magazine based in India. Director Mr Vikas M Gore talks candidly about DP Architects’ early days in India and recounts his experiences working and designing in the country.
A bowling team comprising three DPians and a member of the Down Syndrome Association (DSA) won third place in the DSA Charity Bowl 2013.
DP Architects has been ranked the world’s seventh largest architecture practice in the World Architecture 100 (WA100) survey. Retaining its 2012 position, DP Architects is the only Southeast Asian practice in the top ten.
At the recent World Architecture Festival, director Angelene Chan spoke on DP Architects’ approach towards rejuvenating Orchard Road with its various retail projects. She delves deeper into the topic with Singapore Architect.
Singapore Architect goes on a tour of myVillage at Serangoon Garden to learn about the building concept and carefully attended details that resulted in this beautiful community space.
DP Architects has been awarded Gold at the Singapore HEALTH Award 2012. The award is presented biennially by the Health Promotion Board to give recognition to organisations with commendable Workplace Health Promotion programmes.
DP Architects is certified as a Green Service Provider by Singapore Green Building Council (SGBC) under its inaugural Green Services certification scheme.
World Architecture Festival – October 3-5, Marina Bay Sands DP Architects will launch its publication, Evolution of a Retail Streetscape: DP Architects on Orchard Road, at the upcoming festival. Director Angelene Chan will also be speaking at the event.
Celebrating its past work, DP reaffirms its continuous commitment to creating liveable and sustainable social spaces that enhance the human experience.
Twelve months ago, DP Architects’ BIM (Building Information Modelling) adoption began in earnest. As an industry leader, DPA is focused on steering Singapore as it moves into BIM.
DP Architects made its first foray into Myanmar in the middle of last year, having been appointed the design architect of Ruby Hall National Guest House, a convention and exhibition centre in Nay Pyi Taw, the capital and third largest city in Myanmar.
Singapore-based DP Architects has been appointed the master planner for Seef Lusail, the prime commercial waterfront district of Lusail City, Qatar.
Associate Director Ms Chan Hui Min was a speaker at the URA-organised seminar on overseas master planning and urban design works by local firms.
Associate Director Ms Chan Hui Min was one of five invited speakers at the Green City Planning 2012 seminar organised by the Malaysian Institute of Planners Northern Branch. Ms Chan presented case studies in sustainable design and planning.
A monograph covering DP Architects’ significant works since its founding in 1967 was published in January this year.
Mr Hoo Chuen Piew and Mr Yeoh Tok Jew have been appointed directors of DP Architects Sdn Bhd with effect from 1 January 2012.
DP Architects announces the appointment of Mr Dadi Surya as the firm’s director with effect from 1 January 2012.
MediaCorp held a groundbreaking ceremony for its new headquarters at Mediapolis@one-north, a complex designed by DP Architects in collaboration with Maki and Associates, Japan.
The Urban Redevelopment Authority has conferred three Architectural Heritage Awards on DP Architects for its restoration of conservation buildings.
DP Architects was honored with two Skyrise Greenery Awards at a ceremony held on 3 October 2011.
The Building and Construction Authority invited DP Architects to showcase the green concept of its award-winning residential project, 36 BTrd, at the International Green Building Conference (IGBC).