Construction Systems

  • Location: Singapore
  • Architects: DP Architects, Singapore
  • Completion: 1995
  • Scope of work: support structure and cladding
  • Type of Structure: roof with cable braced grid net; facade with suspended horizontal girders

1 bugisBugis Junction is the first air-conditioned shopping mall in Singapore. The four transparent entrances completed in spring of ´95 provides an exiting invitation for a shopping spree.

The facade is made up of suspended horizontal girders to which safety glass panes with a thickness of 12 mm are fixed by means of "butterfly" fixing plates. Facade and roof area of 2.200 sqm in size are silicone-sealed. The cable braced roof membrane construction conforms to neighbouring roof structures.

 

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