UNStudio: singapore university of technology and design
UNStudio: singapore university of technology and design
nov 24, 2010

UNStudio: singapore university of technology and design

‘singapore university of technology and design (SUTD)’ by UNStudio in collaboration with dp architects image by methanoia studio all images courtesy UNStudio




amsterdam-based practice UNStudio has been selected from a shortlist of five practices to design a plot of the singapore university of technology and design (SUTD). the school, which was designed in collaboration with singaporean office dp architects, will be a driver of technological innovation and economic growth. the campus space intends to become a common platform to bring together people, ideas, and innovation.


the design of the SUTD utilizes a cross-disciplinary interface to maximize the interaction between the different curriculums, the campus, the professional world, and the community at large. using a network of horizontal, vertical and diagonal vistas within the double quadrant organization, the campus enables professors, students and faculty members to see, meet and communicate with each other at crossing points.


the campus also aims to achieve the highest green mark rating available in singapore which is a platinum rating. throughout the preliminary designing process of the project, issues such as building orientation, building depth in relation to sun and wind exposure, incorporation of natural ventilation and daylighting were all considered.

UNStudio: singapore university of technology and design fly-by render image by methanoia studio

UNStudio: singapore university of technology and design ‘crossing point’ image by methanoia studio

UNStudio: singapore university of technology and design interior render image by methanoia studio



UNStudio: singapore university of technology and design circulation diagram



UNStudio: singapore university of technology and design solar and natural ventilation studies



project info:


building surface: (phase I) 88,000 m2, (phase II) 125,000 m2, (total) 213, 000 m2 building volume: (phase I) 422,400 m3, (phase II) 600,000 m3, (total) 1,022,400 m3 building site: 76, 846 m2 program: university campus status: competition

UNstudio team: ben van berkel, caroline bos, astrid piber with christian veddeler, jordan trachtenberg and ren horng yee, adi utama, jeff johnson, melissa lui

DPA team: chan sui him, teoh hai pin, jeremy tan, seah chee huang, wykeith ng, liew kok fong, wang ying, yeong weng fai, jaye tan structural consultant: arup singapore pte ltd

primary cost analysis: KPK quantity surveyors (singapore) pte ltd

  • interesting composition and looks nice.
    but i doubt this fancy image. architecture images are being too much fake.

    dkang says:

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