Singapore Management University
Four schools and a library are linked at below-ground concourse level allowing users to move under cover from one end of the campus to the other while enjoying views into the open courtyards that connect the concourse to the street, park and campus facilities. The porous spaces provide ‘breezeways’ to help pre-condition the incoming air.
Cullinan Studio were appointed as overall masterplanner for the 239,000sqm campus in collaboration with local architects KNTA after winning an international competition. We were also architects for five of the six first stage buildings.
A visually appealing ‘green’ theme runs right across the campus. Buildings overlooking the reconfigured Bras Basah Park have glazed facades shaded by a ‘vertical garden’ of climbing plants.
The design was completed on a fast-track programme to ensure piling was completed ahead of the boring of a new underground line and was successfully carried out to schedule.