mixed-use marina one complex by ingenhoven architects tops out in singapore
 
mixed-use marina one complex by ingenhoven architects tops out in singapore
jul 11, 2016

mixed-use marina one complex by ingenhoven architects tops out in singapore

‘marina one’ is a high-density, mixed-use complex located at the heart of singapore’s marina bay financial district. the building, which has been designed by german firm ingenhoven architects, has now topped out ahead of its anticipated completion at the beginning of 2017. flanked by large parks, the development comprises two office towers, two residential towers, and a retail podium. while the outer face of the four towers follows the city grid, the inner core forms a three-dimensional void. this ‘green heart’ is the largest public plaza in singapore’s central business district. openings between the elevated towers, as well as the shape of the structure itself, improve the air flow and create a comfortable internal microclimate.

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the outer face of the four towers follows the city grid

 

 

through the design of ‘marina one’, ingenhoven architects aims to ‘regreen the city’. two 30-storey towers feature two sky gardens and two ‘high-density floors’ on levels 28 and 29 — the largest grade-A office floors in singapore. luxury residences are housed within two 34-storey structures with 1,042 units ranging in size from one to four bedroom apartments and penthouses. the building footprint is penetrated by air wells and slots to ensure natural ventilation.

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the scheme intends to ‘regreen the city’

 

 

the compact building features energy saving ventilation systems, an external sun-shading device, and high performance glazing to reduce direct solar radiation into the building. centrally provided recycled water is used for toilet flushing, while a rainwater harvesting system reduces further consumption. in addition, carefully positioned photovoltaic cells make use of the sun’s energy.

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the project’s ‘green heart’ is the largest public plaza in singapore’s central business district

 

 

direct connections to four of the six singaporean MRT lines and bus stations — as well as the provision of bicycle parking spaces and e-car loading lots — significantly reduces emissions caused by car traffic. restaurants and cafés, a fitness club, a food court, a large supermarket and even event spaces are located on the different public terraces, creating a vibrant public destination.

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openings between the elevated towers create a comfortable microclimate

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luxury residences are housed within two 34-storey structures

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the building has topped out ahead of its anticipated completion in early 2017

 

 

project info:

 

location: singapore
execution: 2011 – 2017
GFA: 341,000 sqm

 

client: M+S pte ltd. singapore, a company owned by khazanah and temasek
project management: UEM sunrise berhad, malaysia
mapletree investments pte ltd., singapore

 

design architect: ingenhoven architects, düsseldorf
ingenhoven LLP, singapore
team: christoph ingenhoven, martin reuter, christian kawe, olaf kluge, jae man bae, arzu bastug, mario böttger, mehmet congara, darko cvetuljski, justyna fleszar, matthias hemmrich, gerald huber, ben hughes, ingo jannek, raphael keane, melik kekec, moritz krogmann, rosario ligori, stephan lücke, haitao ma, javier martinez martin, christian monning, kenzo nakakoji, gillian neumann, danny piwko, peter pistorius, michael rathgeb, michael reiß, viviane rosenbaum, ulrike schmälter, markus stöcklein, zakiah supahat, jun teraoka, matthias thoma, thomas weber, jan wesseling, jhon jairo zamudio, bibiana zapf, ivona zelic

 

project architect: architects 61, singapore
main contractor: joint venture company owned 60:40 by hyundai engineering
& construction and GS engineering
& construction
structural and M&E engineers: BECA carter hollings & ferner, singapore
quantity surveyor: langdon & seah, singapore
residential interior designer: axis ID, singapore
facade consultant: arup, singapore
lighting consultant: arup, singapore
piling contractor: sambo e & c, singapore
landscape architecture: gustafson porter LLP, london

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