Construction Systems

  • Location: Singapore
  • Architects: Architects 61 Pte. Ltd.
  • Completion: 2001
  • Scope of Work: Glazing structure, cladding
  • Substructure and cladding: Point-supported glazing
  • Type of Structure: Supporting glass fins

1 suite"Weightless and transparent like a soap bubble" – in order not to obstruct the scenic view from the portico, the structure needed to virtually disappear. This was achieved by eliminating all notions of structural support and devising a composite system in which the glass operates as a component of the working structure. The resulting structure is uniquely transparent and graceful.

 

 

 

2 suite