Construction of the 63-storey Overseas Union Bank Center started in 1980 with two triangular steel frame structures later clad in aluminium.
The 2008 OUB Plaza addition with the glas facade was designed by Paul Tange, son of architect Kenzo Tange who designed the other buildings. The name changed to Raffles Place.
MODERN SKYSCRAPER ARCHITECTURE
Singapore Land Tower in the central business district was completed in 1980 by Architects 61.
Thong Sia building 1980 by Archiplan Team.
Somerset tower of Liang Court shopping mall at Clarke Quay with japanese and international bookstore Kinokuniya as anchor tenant.
A department store of retailer Daimaru and the Hotel New Otani opened in November 1983.
Singapore's 235 Meter Treasury Tower is the world's tallest cylindrical building designed by Stubbins Associates / Architects 61 / Team 3.
Singapore's Fortune Centre completed 1983.
Far East Plaza opened in 1984 on Scotts Road and was designed by RDC Architects (Regional Development Consortium). Typical mixed-use, entertainment and shopping tower block with apartments and roof-top garden.
Cairnhill Place a 1986 mixed-use building with an 800 spaces car park, restaurants, nightclub and office floors. The Masjid Al-Falah mosque on the ground floor was opened on 25th january 1987 by minister Dr. Ahmad Mattar.
SKYSCRAPERS OF SINGAPORE
The Ministry of the Environment building was constructed 1986 by Public Works Department. The Public Utilities Board is the national water supply agency of the Government of Singapore.
SingTel Singapore Telecommunications Office 43 floors built 1986 by architect Kenzo Tange.
At the downtown core the earthquake proof Republic Plaza skyscraper stands 280 meter with 66 floors 1986 by Kisho Kurokawa with Raglan Squire and Partners RSP Architects.
The Gateway office buildings 1988 by architect I.M. Pei and Chua Ka Seng Partners with T.Y. Lin Structural Engineers.
The Kandang Kerbau Hospital in Singapore was designed 1988 by Akitek Tenggara with the MSJ Healthcare Consultants for an architectural competition.
The Concourse is a commercial and residential building with 41 storeys which was re-desigend 1987 by Paul Rudolph and Architects 61.
The Ngee Ann City building on Singapore's Orchard Road 1989 architect Raymond Woo. Office Towers with anchor tenant Takashimaya Department Store in the basement levels.