WOHA: newton suites
 
WOHA: newton suites WOHA: newton suites
jun 12, 2008

WOHA: newton suites

the newton suites’ bold façade treatment of repetitive lines, planes and textures creates a distinct imagery photo by albert lim image courtesy WOHA

 

 

 

the newton suite project of this high-rise apartment in an established area was designed in 2003 and scheduled for completion in 2007. the 36-storey tower incorporates 118 apartments with views towards the verdant bukit timah nature reserve and the city skyline. singaporean architects WOHA created these living spaces with attention to detail, proportions and scale, ensuring that the building is a comfortable and efficient living space. a studied randomness adds a dimension of spontaneity and playfulness to the building’s design and common areas that make them at once friendly and aesthetic. the architecture and landscape merge seamlessly, integrating living spaces into the flowing foliage of the sky gardens. the elegant profile of the building is a mature and stylish addition to the skyline.

the newton suites of 118 units detail of photo by albert lim image courtesy WOHA

the newton suites in newton road – 2/3 bedrooms and penthouses detail of photo by albert lim image courtesy WOHA

the newton suites detail of photo by albert lim image courtesy WOHA

 

 

 

the newton suites project by WOHA founders mun summ wong and richard hassell with its skygardens and full-height green wall (the tallest continual green wall in the world?) was recognized as a finalist in the 2008 CTBUH – council on tall building and urban habitat – awards for the asia and australasia category and continues the bravery of urban and architectural experimentation that is evident everywhere in singapore.

 

developer is UOL. founded in 1963, the singaporean group’s diversified portfolio comprises residential apartments, offices, retail malls, hotels, spas and restaurants. UOL owns 15 hotels and serviced apartments in singapore, australia, the people’s republic of china, vietnam, malaysia and myanmar. out of these, seven are managed under the parkroyal brand and three are managed under the pan pacific brand. in addition, the group manages 10 hotels under the pan pacific brandfor third party owners.

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