zaha hadid: d'leedon condominiums, singapore
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feb 23, 2013
zaha hadid: d'leedon condominiums, singapore


‘d’leedon’ by zaha hadid architects, district 10, singapore

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zaha hadid‘s first condominum design in singapore, ‘d’leedon‘, is currently under construction. while the site of the former farrer court is expansive,
the towers themselves occupy only 30% of the available land- a testament to the spatial efficient of vertical building. the seven high-density structures
are 36 storeys each and work alongside 12 villas and 8 retail spaces. the 1700+ possible occupants are expected to make use of the lush greenery
covering 70% of a site comprised of curved steps and soaring landscape forms. these terraced plateaus maximize the amount of communal spaces available which, aside from spas, gyms and pools, include a series of gardens organized around themes like scent, kinetics, mazes, chess, sculpture and hanging plants.
views of the greenery continue into the building given its strategic placement to bukit timah nature reserve and botanic gardens. conceptually, the
architecture expresses components of mountain ecosystems and their singular ambiance. seamless lines evoke aqueous movement, the strata of rocks and hills, and the sensuous textures of meadows.  the curves of these environments are further abstracted into the vertical undulations that soar well past the horizon line and puncture the air with a sinuous gesture. 

 

 

 

this animation uses sweeping views to show the overall concept and site strategy of the condominium
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site view
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abundant amenities are interspersed between landscapes terraces

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a view into the communal courtyard spaces and semi-detached villas in the back

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the showroom anticipates the aesthetic of the towers

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folded, curved beams shape the space among the foliage

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enclosed spaces seem to meander

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a model kitchen

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model bedrooms

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the showroom exemplifies the seamlessly integrated water features, landscaping and architectural compositions

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the condominium is well served by modes of transportation and is sited in a high-end residential area

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a night view shows the unobstructed high rise in context

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overall view of the construction site

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beginnings of the towers

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view of the site from one of the towers

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site plan

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elevation

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project info:

 

 

location: singapore, singapore

construction dates: 2007 / 2010 – tbc

client: capitaland – led consortium

status: under construction

gross floor area: (towers) 220,000m(basement) 70,000m2

height: 150m

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