benoy: ION orchard
benoy: ION orchard benoy: ION orchard
jun 05, 2009

benoy: ION orchard

london-based architecture firm benoy are set to complete the ION orchard retail and residential project in singapore. the new structure is located in singapore’s premium shopping strip, orchard road. it will feature a distinctive amorphous façade that doubles as a giant display to showcase multimedia art, live telecasts of events and promotions of the mall’s retail brands. the form is a reference to the orchard of trees that once occupied the site. the screen is connected to the sheltered public square that covers 33,000 square feet. the mall itself will provide large shops encouraging new an innovative display concepts. the development will also feature ION art, an arts and culture space on the building’s 4th floor and the ION sky observation deck on the 55th and 56th floors of the connected residential tower. the 218m tower will hold 175 luxury homes. the whole development is set to open this july.

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