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Award Winners 2014


Platinum

Gardens by the Bay

Non-Residential New Category
Gardens by the Bay

Owner : Gardens by the Bay
Architect : CPG Consultants Pte Ltd (Architect);
Wilkinson Eyre Architects (Design Consultant);
Grant Associates (Landscape Architect)

Gardens by the Bay, occupying a land area of 54 hectares, is one of the largest garden development of its kind in the world. It is a unique recreational destination created for all to play in a garden setting in a city. The upfront concept planning on the seamless integration within the larger urban context of the city and connectivity within the development has successfully set the benchmark for new generation of garden development.

Key Features

  • Dedication to Universal Design extends to all its attractions, facilities and services that are thoughtfully designed to cater to the diverse needs of users of all ages and abilities. The uniquely designed accessible elevated walkways at the Supertree Groove and Cloud Forest allow unobstructed movement for wheelchair users and mothers with prams.
  • It is friendly to families and children with provision of thoughtful pro-family facilities such as wet and dry play areas designed for different age groups, ample seating, dedicated nursing areas, diaper changing stations, child friendly sanitary fittings and shower area for children at appropriate locations.
  • The way-finding cues are intuitive and signs as well as facilities maps provided are easy to read and strategically placed; hence it allows users to find their way around this vast development easily.

The Interlace

Residential New Category
The Interlace

Owner : CapitaLand Singapore Limited, Hotel Properties Limited and one other shareholder
Architect : RSP Architects Planners & Engineers (Pte) Ltd ;
(in association with Office for Metropolitan Architecture)

The Interlace, a private residential development with 1,040 units of varying sizes, stands out in its iconic architectural presence. The development boasts of a vehicular free, safe and comfortable living environment with a generous provision of communal facilities, landscaping and resting areas for users of all ages and abilities to play, exercise and enjoy.

It was awarded UD Mark GoldPLUS(Design) Award in 2013 for its considerate planning and design strategies.

Key Features

  • The innovative stacking of the buildings in a hexagonal arrangement maximises the spacing between blocks to allow more privacy between units and creates extensive roof gardens and landscaped sky terraces with lush planting and ample seating serving as attractive and conducive places for social interaction.
  • Well-placed sculptures and thematic courtyards form various landmarks and focal points allow residents and visitors to find their way around this large development easily.
  • The expansive basement car park is also well designed; it is well-lit and naturally ventilated, as well as thoughtfully planned and marked with colour zones for easy orientation. Safety is enhanced with a dedicated pedestrian footpath and road crossing.
  • The ‘Ageing-in-place’ units are spacious and equipped with friendly features such as step-less bath rooms and windows with pull bars. There are also dual-key units that promote multi-generation living.

GoldPLUS

Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital

Non Residential New Category
Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital

Owner : Parkway Pantai Ltd
Architect : CIAP Architects Pte Ltd

The design principle adopted is to create a world class healing environment in a luxurious setting similar to that of a high class hotel. It is also the first private hospital in Singapore to have 333 Single beds.

Key Features

  • The hospital is easily accessible from the MRT station. There is an exterior lift along Irrawaddy Road which brings visitors and staff coming from the MRT Station to the medical centre which is one floor above.
  • It boasts of thoughtful and comprehensive provisions of its hospital care facilities. Clients are actively involved from design stage, giving valuable feedback on usages in spatial design and requirements.
  • Single-handed canted patient room configuration facilitates greater access by the patient to views.

NV Residences

Residential New Category
NV Residences

Owner : City Developments Limited
Hong Realty (Pte) Ltd
Hong Leong Holdings Ltd
Architect : Architects 61 Pte Ltd

The development is family-oriented with lush conducive landscape setting, extensive water features and family friendly recreational facilities.

Key Features

  • The use of timber boardwalk mitigates the level differences between NV Residences and the adjacent development and also complements the overall recreational facilities provision.
  • It also has clear signs along main circulation paths, good visual connectivity using green cubes, and plants lead residents and visitors towards the central plaza where communal facilities can be found.
  • Different types of concept pools for multi-generation use are all centrally located. Where family use are intended, handrails are fixed at both adult and child levels; ‘transfer platform’ installed at aqua swimming pool to allow wheelchair users to access the aqua pool easily.
  • Innovative ‘smart storage system’ within residential units allows spatial flexibility for residents.

Cube 8

Residential New Category
Cube 8

Owner : City Developments Limited
Architect : ADDP Architects LLP

Cube 8 is a 36-storey private residential development that enjoys unobstructed views of the city and MacRitchie Reservoir. With six sky terraces that offer a good range of user-friendly facilities, Cube 8 is exemplary in its successful application of universal design in high-rise living.

Key Features

  • Unique architectural form with generous provisions of barrier-free sky terraces provides variety of communal facilities close to the door step of residents.
  • Thoughtful considerations using raised floors and thicker glass fenestration for apartment units mitigate traffic sound noise.
  • It has a comprehensive set of universal design features including low-threshold entrance, integrated handle for windows and sliding doors for apartment units as well as automatic doors, family car parking lots, and Braille signs at common areas.

Gold

ACE The Place Our Community Club at Admiralty

Non Residential New Category
ACE The Place Our Community Club at Admiralty

Owner : People‘s Association
Architect : LAUD Architects Pte Ltd (Design Architect)
Architects Team 3 Pte Ltd (Project Architect)

ACE The Place Our Community Club @ Admiralty created opportunities for residents to gather, interact and experience the “vibrant life” in the division. The 4,000-square-metre CC features a water playground and a 24-hour gym. It also has a childcare centre and offers parallel courses so that both parents and children can be engaged in similar activities at the same time.

Key Features

  • Clear and easy-to-read signs are provided at strategic locations throughout the Community Club for visitors to locate its facilities.
  • The integration of landscaped decks and terraces create comfortable naturally ventilated spaces throughout the building to encourage social interaction.
  • Flexible spaces can be reconfigured to cater to various functions and operations.

Boon Lay Community Club

Non-Residential New Category
Boon Lay Community Club

Owner : People‘s Association
Architect : S A Chua Architects Pte Ltd

This is a refurbished development. Boon Lay Community Club offers service to the community of a diverse, social and educational background, age and physical ability. In refurbishing the building, special efforts were taken to bring in sunlight to the double loaded corridors and giving the corridors a more spacious feeling. Users were actively involved from design stage, giving valuable feedback on usages in spatial design and requirements.

Key Features

  • Two new lifts and accessible ramps are strategically added to enable accessibility to the building. One of the lifts has been fitted in the court to facilitate the movement of wheelchair users to the stage.
  • Easy wayfinding is facilitated with big and clear signs to guide visitors in finding the facilities in the building.
  • Safe and friendly facilities such as stairs with tactile warning indicators are provided at the top and bottom, the nosing is colour contrasted with the tread as well as handrails on both sides.

Woodlands Galaxy Community Club

Non-Residential New Category
Woodlands Galaxy Community Club

Owner : People‘s Association
Architect : CPG Consultants Pte Ltd

Woodlands Galaxy Community Club is the first CC with dedicated astronomy programme. The 8m-diameter globe marking the southeastern corner of the building creates an iconic visual interest that is easily identifiable at distance. Clients and users were actively involved from design stage, giving valuable feedback on spatial design and requirements for use.

Key Features

  • The development is seamlessly connected to the adjacent HDB buildings and a bus stop through sheltered pathways.
  • Clear and easy-to-read signs are provided at strategic locations throughout the Community Club for visitors to locate its facilities.
  • The development also has pro-family facilities like nursing room, family restroom, diaper changing station located within close proximity from the main activity areas.
  • It has ample tables and seats of varying heights catering to different users.

Quayside Isle

Non-Residential New Category
Quayside Isle

Owner : City Development LImited
Architect : Axis Architects Planners Pte Ltd

Located within the luxury Sentosa Cove enclave, the integrated food and beverage, and retail destination of Quayside Isle boasts a unique marina-facing location and state-of-the-art green design features such as a green roof with solar panels.

Key Features

  • Good urban design approach to the development results in seamless accessibility for wheelchair users to the indoor and outdoor spaces.
  • The basement car park is well-designed with clear directional markings and signs for vehicular traffic as well as for pedestrians.
  • Clear and easy to read signs are provided at strategic locations for users to locate its facilities.

W Singapore Sentosa Cove

Non-Residential New Category
Quayside Isle

Owner : City Developments Limited
Architect : Axis Architects Planners Pte Ltd

W Singapore at Sentosa Cove is a resort hotel that embodies contemporary art and natural elements with dynamic design details. Located at the edge of an island, it features private berthing stations along the shore for hotel guests’ use.

Key Features

  • The hotel serves as a conducive place for day and night time activities with the seamless and well-connected pedestrian network through the gardens and plazas offering views to corridors and open spaces for public, guests and staff to enjoy the waterfront.
  • Elder-friendly accommodation and accessible guest rooms are distributed across the pricing tiers with thoughtful consideration on provision of night lighting in the bathroom, emergency pull cord and strobe lighting for the deaf in the room.
  • User-friendly facilities such as private listening booths, drink station and WIFI access add to the enjoyment of its guests.

Tree House

 Residential New Category
Tree House

Owner : Chestnut Avenue Developments Pte Ltd
Architect : ADDP Architects LLP

Tree House is a private residential development, comprising 429 residential units, a basement carpark and communal facilities. A ‘Bio-Shield’ became the concept for a green façade that is more than just a green wall. It helps filter pollutants and carbon dioxide, reduces thermal heat gain and also adds colour to complement the overall design. Accompanying the vertical green profiles are green sky gardens that serve as both vantage points and provide a conducive environment for all age groups to enjoy and relax.

Key Features

  • The development has abundant recreational space for users of all ages and abilities. Pockets of multi-generational spaces for recreation incorporated across the development to promote greater social integration of the residents.
  • It offers family-friendly facilities e.g. accessible pool, aqua gym provides ease of access for wheelchair users and the elderly, play and fitness equipment catering to children, adults and the elderly.
  • There are ample seating areas throughout the whole development, both indoor and outdoor spaces, to create a comfortable environment.

Hundred Trees

Residential New Category
Hundred Trees

Owner : Grande-Terre Properties Pte Ltd (a 100% subsidiary company of City Development LImited)
Architect : Ong&Ong Pte Ltd

Hundred Trees is a 396-unit private residential development located along West Coast Drive. In a verdant setting, the development hosts many user-friendly communal facilities to create an attractive and comfortable living environment.

Key Features

  • Good planning of active and passive spaces with a variety of facilities in the development caters to the needs of all residents.
  • It has a well-conceived arrival porch with universal design features comprising wheelchair-friendly lift, staircase, directory map and a comfortable waiting area.
  • Use of thematic planting schemes and various water features create a lush and conducive living environment.

Certified

Fernvale Palms

Residential New Category
Fernvale Palms

Owner : Housing and Development Board
Architect : AGA Architects Pte Ltd

Fernvale Palm is a four-block residential development by HDB. The development is one of the six precincts developed by HDB bounded by Sengkang West Ave, Sengkang West Way, Fernvale Link and Fernvale Road. Although each precinct has their individual garden and exercise equipment, they share a common neighbourhood playground at the centre.

Key Features

  • The development has ample seating areas throughout the whole development.
  • Recreational facilities and communal areas are located at the centre of the development and are fully barrier-free accessible.
  • Access routes to blocks within the development are sheltered and “sprout” from the centralised multi-storey car park.

Firefly Park at Clementi

Residential New Category
Firefly Park at Clementi

Owner : Housing and Development Board
Architect : Surbana International Consultants Pte Ltd

The FireFly Park @ Clementi is a neighbourhood park designed to connect with the immediate surroundings. The park are zoned based on ‘play-event-garden’ activities and inspired by natural elements to encourage community bonding activities, awareness and education on the value of nature.

Key Features

  • Accessibility around the park is seamless with the generous provision of ramps and footpaths that are clearly differentiated by varying non-slip floor finishes, facilitating intuitive way-finding.
  • The park serves as a conducive place for nearby community and family activities. It has ample seating areas and amenities such as accessible children’s playground and fitness stations for young adults and the elderly.

UD Mark (Design) Award

UD Mark | GoldPLUS (Design)

Project Category Project Team
Corals at Keppel Bay Residential (New)

Owner/Developer

Keppel Bay Pte Ltd

Architect

DCA Architects Pte Ltd

Jewel @ Buangkok Residential (New)

Owner/Developer

White Haven Properties Pte Ltd
(a 100% own Subsidiary of CDL)

Architect

DCA Architects Pte Ltd

Kampung Admiralty Non-Residential (New)
Residential (New)

Owner/Developer

Housing and Development Board

Architect

WOHA Architects Pte Ltd

The Integrated Building
Changi General Hospital / St. Andrew's Community Hospital
Non-Residential (New)

Owner/Developer

Ministry of Health

Architect

RDC Architects Pte Ltd

UD Mark | Gold (Design)

Project Category Project Team
Blossom Residences Residential (New)

Owner/Developer

City Developments Limited

Architect

ADDP Architects LLP

D'Nest Residential (New)

Owner/Developer

City Developments Limited
Hong Realty (Pte) Ltd
Hong Leong Holdings Ltd

Architect

Architects 61 Pte Ltd

Echelon Residential (New)

Owner/Developer

City Developments Limited
Hong Leong Holdings Limited
Hong Realty (Pte) Limited

Architect

SCDA Architects Pte Ltd

Flo Residence Residential (New)

Owner/Developer

Publique Realty Pte Ltd

Architect

ADDP Architects LLP

J-Gateway Residential (New)

Owner/Developer

MCL Land (Gateway) Pte Ltd

Architect

AGA Architects Pte Ltd

Lush Acres Residential (New)

Owner/Developer

Verspring Properties Pte Ltd

Architect

ADDP Architects LLP

Marine Blue Residential (New)

Owner/Developer

CapitaLand Singapore Limited

Architect

MKPL Architects Pte Ltd

Riverbank @ Fernvale Residential (New)

Owner/Developer

UOL Development (Sengkang) Pte Ltd

Architect

DP Architects Pte Ltd

Segar Grove Residential (New)

Owner/Developer

Housing and Development Board

Architect

Surbana International Consultants Pte Ltd

Sky Vue Residential (New)

Owner/Developer

CapitaLand Singapore Limited
Mitsubishi Estate Asia Pte Ltd

Architect

DCA Architects Pte Ltd

The Glades Residential (New)

Owner/Developer

Sherwood Development Pte Ltd

Architect

P&T Consultants Pte Ltd

Trilive Residential (New)

Owner/Developer

RH Tampines Pte Ltd

Architect

Kyoob Architects Pte Ltd

UD Mark | Certified (Design)

Project Category Project Team
The Glyndebourne Residential (New)

Owner/Developer

City Developments Limited /
Copthorne Orchid Hotel Singapore Pte Ltd

Architect

Team Design Architects Pte Ltd

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