Month: July 2018

Archifest 2018 – Judges Unveiled for Pavilion Design Competition

Judges for Archifest 2018 Pavilion CHRISTINA THEAN SIA Council Member, Design Thrust & Archifest Committee Co-Chair A firm believer of Park + Associates’ practice philosophy that each project is an opportunity to transform space into a delightful experience, Christina undertakes her role as Design Director with the aspiration and commitment to deliver experiences that transcend …

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TAS Inter-varsity Debates 2018

Debate Topic: Singapore cannot afford Architectural Conservation “The recent en bloc sale of the four-decade old Pearl Bank Apartments represents another instance of an iconic piece of Singapore’s architectural history being earmarked for demolition. The impetus behind such en bloc sales have been pre-dominantly economic, driven by rising maintenance costs borne by its collective owners. …

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BCA – Certificate In Facade Inspection

INTRODUCTION The Certificate in Facade Inspection course is designed to equip participants with essential knowledge in facade inspection. On top of legislative framework and requirements on facade inspection, participants will gain an in-depth understanding of the fundamentals of various facade systems and materials, their typical defects and inspection methods. CONTENTS • Legislative Frameworks and Requirements (Pending) …

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DRIA 2018 Symposium and International Design Competition

The DRIA 2018 Symposium will focus on promoting and fostering substantive discussions about preventive and anticipatory resilient design in front of the effects of rapid urbanization and climate change. The emphasis of the symposium this year will be on planning, urban design and architecture related transformative responses to the consequences of climate change, global warming …

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9 days to IFLA World Congress 2018

   IFLA World Congress 2018 In less than a week, 950 delegates from around the world will be attending the 55th IFLA World Congress 2018, to be held from 18 – 19 July in Singapore. Join the conversations between international and regional landscape architects, research institutions, governments, academia and the landscaping industry by registering for you and …

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NUS builds new 3D printing capabilities, paving the way for construction innovations

Source: NUS News (05 July 2018) The Centre for Additive Manufacturing (AM.NUS) at the National University of Singapore announced the launch of the AM.NUS Construction 3D Printing Programme to accelerate the adoption of 3D printing building technology in the construction industry. The programme, hosted under the School of Design and Environment (SDE) at NUS and …

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UIA – World Architecture Day Poster Design Competition Winner Announced

Design ID No. 575 by Ana Rute Costa & Rúben Ferreira Duarte (Portugal) The jury, consisting of Michael Beirut (USA), Sulki & Min (South Korea) and Trix Barmettler (Switzerland), wrote: “We like the simple message – the earth as a home, cherished by the sun. It immediately makes us feel better.” Your poster, the jury …

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