HIGH-RISE ARCHITECTURE PHOTOGRAPHY
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The Asia Insurance Building 1953 by local pioneer
architect Ng Keng Siang, officially opened 1955-12-10
by the Singapore's Governor Sir Robert Brown Black.
2008 the eclectic Art Deco style building on Finlayson
Green was converted into serviced business travellers
apartments the Ascott Raffles Place residence.
HIGH-RISE BUILDINGS IN SINGAPORE
ARCHITECTS AND CONSTRUCTION DATA
United Industrial Corporation Ltd. of Singapore, once
with 150 meter/ 450 feet the tallest structure (left) in
the city-state. UIC Building on Shenton Way 1971
by Chan Kui Chuan / SAA Singapore Associated Architects
Singapore Power Building with new metallic brise soleil facade
Public Utilities Bldg. at Somerset 1971 by Group 2 Architects
Subordinate Court 1973 Kumpulan Akitek Architects
The building has 27 courtrooms and 44 holding cells
OCBC Skyscraper 1973 by architects BEP Akitek
and I.M. Pei - then the tallest in South East Asia
The CPF Building was completed in 1976 by the
Public Works Department on Robinson Road and
houses the Central Provident Fund Board. Behind
on Shenton Way is the look-alike DBS Bank sky-
scraper designed 1972 by Team 3 Architects for
the Development Bank of Singapore.
The Hong Leong Financial Plaza was completed in 1976
by Swan McLaren Architects and Ssangyong Engineering
The office building of the Sin Chew Jit Poh newspaper
was completed in October 1975 on Keppel Road in the
Tanjong Pagar district. Aw Boon Haw OBE, founder of
this daily Chinese-language publication, was a Burmese
entrepreneur and philanthropist of Tiger Balm fame.
The Tan Boon Liat Bldg. is a 15-storey flatted factory block
with offices and stores, completed August 1976 at Outram Rd.
Singapore's Fortune Centre was completed in 1983.
The Shaw Centre 1977 by architect Gordon Dowsett
High rise office building above 8 floors of parking
Sultan Plaza was built in 1979 in a very futuristic design
Singapore's Telephone House with a black facade
1979 by architect Timothy Seow (Stamford House)
Singapore's longest bridge opened in 1981
and was named after Benjamin Sheares,
the second President of the Republic.
The 1.8 km pre-stressed concrete structure
carries motor vehicles and pedestrians over
the Marina Bay and is part of the East Coast
The UE Square was desigend by architect Kenzo Tange
and opened in 1996 already pre-wired with a million feet
of optic fibre cables. Office towers and apartments are
controlled by an intelligent communication system.