Architecture

Singapore Interlace House Building on World Architecture Festival

The housing Interlace in Singapore was declared World Building of the Year during the World Architecture Festival Friday.

Housing Interlace is the World Building of the Year, announced during the World Architecture Festival.

The horizontal tower housing Interlace in Singapore designed by OMA / Ole Scheeren was declared World Building of the Year during the World Architecture Festival Friday. The jury talks of a radically new approach to contemporary living in a tropical environment.

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The Interlace consists of 1040 apartments spread over 31 blocks each with six floors. The seventy meter long blocks are stacked according to a hexagonal structure, with amenities such as underneath and in between green and swimming pools. The Interlace, which loosely translated ‘braid’, is completed in 2013 and covers 170,000 square meters.

According to Finch shows an alternative to the project in the region of the current trends with generic tower clusters.

WAF director Paul Finch praised The Interlace during the awards ceremony as an example of bold and contemporary architectural thinking. According to Finch shows an alternative to the project in the region of the current trends with generic tower clusters. The World Building of the Year Award 2015 is also distributed in Singapore. A video is available in Youtube platform where you can see more images about the project in https://youtu.be/Ya69WuHcq8M.

Singapore At the World Architecture Festival other offices and buildings were awarded

There are also special prizes awarded concerning to the event occurred from Wednesday 4th to Friday 6th November in Marina Bay Sands. BIG won the award for Future Project of the Year by the Vancouver House, while Yanweizhou park in the Chinese city of Jinhua (close to Singapore), designed by Turenscape International, was awarded the Landscape of the Year Award. The Small Project of the Year Award went to the Swedish miniature stadium Lindingövallen of DinellJohansson. Check others in official site https://goo.gl/1c2CCF.

Byark Ingels Group was reported last days because of their proposal for the singular and curious proposal for the Kistefos museum in Scandinavia: http://goo.gl/zUXytU. Turenscape International concept is all about the nature, man and spirits as one. “Tu”, the Earth, symbolizes the livings and the spirits of what we dwell. “Ren”, the Man, cut the Sacred Trees, taste the Forbidden Fruits and destroy the Eden; is the superior of life. This wasn’t their first award, but the last one to add to tens of others.

Berlin will host The World Architecture Festival instead of Singapore 2016, also in November.