DP Architects On Marina Bay

Evolution of a Civic Downtown

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SpecificationsSKU: 90476Pages: 216 ISBN: 978-1-941806-97-5 Publication Date: Fall 2016
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DP Architects, founded in 1967, two years after Singapore’s independence, has evolved in tandem with the building of the nation and has been instrumental in shaping Singapore’s remarkable environment.

This book chronicles the history of DP Architects and its involvement in the creation of Singapore’s Marina Bay over a period spanning 50 years. It discusses the relationship between land reclamation and the conception of architecture and public space in Singapore through projects that represent a diverse range of building types, including hotels, malls, and offices, as well as cultural and performance spaces. Each project has a vital public component that contributes to the connectivity of Marina Bay and its success as the nation’s civic core.

Collin Anderson holds degrees in civil engineering and architecture from Duke University’s Pratt School of Engineering and Columbia University’s Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation. He works as a designer in the Paris office of the Renzo Piano Building Workshop. Collin has previously written two books for DP Architects, Master Architect Series: DP Architects (2011) and Evolution of a Retail Streetscape: DP Architects on Orchard Road (2012).

Ian Choo graduated with a Masters of Architecture from the Faculty of Design, Architecture & Building at the University of Technology, Sydney. He is the creator of the architectural diagrams and illustrations in this book.

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Pages

216

ISBN

978-1-941806-97-5

Publication date

Fall 2016