Attributes to a sustainable Built Environment (ASBE)

This Policy paper, developed by the Singapore Institute of Architects, describes a sustainable built environment, framed as a set of attributes relating to the design, construction, operation and disassembly of buildings, neighbourhoods and cities.

Implicit in these attributes is a multi-disciplinary, multi-stakeholder, wholelife perspective, reflecting the complexities of how the built environment is managed from concept to end-of-life.

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12th Singapore Institute of Architects Architectural Design Awards Honours Excellence in Architecture

Singapore, 18 May 2012 – Singapore Institute of Architects (SIA) announced the recipients of the 12th SIA Architectural Design Awards, the profession’s highest recognition of works that exemplify excellence in architectural design. Selected from 112 submissions, 22 recipients were honoured on 18 May 2012 at the SIA 51st Annual Dinner and Awards Ceremony was held at Resorts World Convention Centre.

The SIA Architectural Design Awards is the most prestigious award conferred by SIA to promote and encourage distinction in architectural design. The Awards recognizes the achievements of SIA members in their pursuit of architectural excellence and motivates architects to push the boundaries with innovative solutions. SIA hopes to imbue architects with the relentless mindset of continually achieving greater heights, leading to the vision of Singapore architecture being acknowledged as world class standards. The Awards also aim to heighten the appreciation and patronage of good architectural design from both the architectural fraternity as well as the general public.

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