OMA: residential tower in singapore OMA: residential tower in singapore
mar 26, 2007

OMA: residential tower in singapore

residential tower in singaporefar east organization, singapore’s largest private development company, has commissioned the office for metropolitan architecture for OMA’s first architectural project in singapore – a 36-storey residential high-rise. the 153 meter tall tower will be located at the intersection of scotts roadand cairnhill road, in close proximity to orchard road, singapore’s famous shopping and lifestyle street. read more

 

via world architecture news

  • is it me or are OMA’s buildings getting uglier and uglier?

    former OMA fan says:
  • i have never like his architecture.( mean koolhaas)

    e/. says:
  • so scary… so ugly!

    jojo says:
  • i think its considered an amazing architecture for a “design-constraint” country like Singapore due to its political… its sure a different approach as compared to the usual Singapore’s high rise residential housing…

    magnez says:
  • “Clarification from OMA – The Singapore tower is a design by OMA Partner Ole Scheeren. Unlike most architecture firms we are a collaborative office which works as a Partnership, Singapore Scotts Towers is by Ole Scheeren.”

    surely koolhas is better than this.

    april says:
  • This is is really amazing , so simple and new approach…I respect his designs more cuz i have visited OMA offices in Rotterdam after applying for a job their as a another “REM KOOLHAAS” Architect,but I had no working permit cuz Im lebanese talented architect. OMA is really amazing working there with a multicultural architects from overseas…

  • this is wonderful building… because iam one of admirer OMA’s design

    noeh says:
  • this is wonderful building… because iam one of admirer OMA’s design

    noeh says:
  • It is an unusal approach to building design.

    Rachel, Singapore says:
  • being and unusual design do not justify it as being good.

    cj says:
  • being an unusual design do not justify it as being good.

    cj says:
  • but why?

    cambaz says:
  • dogan tekeliden baskasini tanimam arkadas, kule yapacaksan ona yaptiracaksin. adam en temiz isi cikariyor. cillop gibi bina.

    dursun says:
  • “good architecture talks, walks and sees the future” said salo the beslen in 2002.

    i think this is the best architecture definition i have ever heard.

    John Are Jambass says:
  • Bu binanin tasiyicisi ahrazli. durmaz bu bina yikilir. bu koolhaas benim yapi 2 sinifimda olacakti ki, ona izdirap olurdum valla.

    Özer Erenman says:
  • bu binanin elestirisinden once, konuyu daha kapsamli ele almak acisindan, pakistandaki yarisma projemizden bahsetmenin anlamlli olacagi kanisindayiz, ömer ile birlikte.

    simdi efendim taaa 14. louis den beri gelen bir anlayis olan, bidi bidi bidi bidi……….

    bulent ozer says:
  • efendim bu bina havasini, suyunu, gunesini nereden aliyor, bunu bana soyleyebilirmisiniz sayin arkadasim.

    bik bik bik. dimi gulsen, oyle degilmi?

    yaaaa, tabi tabi efendim, dogaya saygili, kente ait, dimi efendim, dimi, ahhh tabi tabi, nerede o eski ogrenciler.

    vah vah vah.

    nursel onat says:

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