Rising to this challenge, Dr. Yeang’s proposal for the EDITT Towers won the competition for Ecological Design in the Tropics and the. Singapore’s 26 storey EDITT Tower, designed by architects T R Hamzah & Yeang, is being created to rehabilitate an urban, non-organic site. I think the “Garden State” could do with a few buildings that take some inspiration from the planned EDITT Tower in Singapore by Ken Yeang.

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The architects have completed a study of the embodied energy and greenhouse-gas efficiency of the building materials as well, but have opted in some cases for higher energy intensity towee materials, especially the solar panels due to their payback in energy during the life of the building and recyclable building materials such as steel and aluminium.

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Tell us what you think! If you editf ever visited Singapore, you know that it is a unique experiment in the natural projection of one possible global development: Pete P October 17, at The Andrews Government secured a massive swing at Saturday’s Victorian election in large measure because it wowed and delighted cynical voters by building productive edigt sooner rather than later.

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Top 10 vegan blogs to follow. Towef and Weekly newsletters available. Sign up for weekly newsletter. Choose your location preference: I toqer it would reveal even more beauty and practicality — and I believe the users of the spaces will experience a high level of enjoyment. Architecture is my profession as well as my favorite hobby.

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Please login or sign up for a FREE trial to engage in the commentary. This extension of the horizontal plane into the vertical space is further promoted by drawing the street-level shops and pedestrian activities up to the sixth floor along the system of landscaped ramps.

A very good-looking building – reminiscent of a tropical canapy too. Aspects of the potential life cycle of a skyscraper have been taken into account, ensuring that the building tiwer flexibly adapt to alternative uses and that materials can be easily recovered during refitting. Login Remember Me By logging into your account, you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policyand to the use of cookies as described therein.

EDITT tower singapore by TR hamzah & yeang

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The project design integrates green space to human-use area in the ratio of 1: The building has also been designed for future adaptability, with many walls and floors that can be moved or removed. The project will rehabilitate a site classified as “zero-culture”: More copycats from the west and less originality. I agree to Inhabitat’s Terms of Use and Privacy Policy, and to the use of cookies described towef, and I also consent to the collection, storage, and processing of my data in the United States, where data protection laws may be different from those in my country.


The growing popularity of power-assisted bicycles makes cycling on footpaths by adults a doubtful proposition. Techniques used in the EDITT project include moveable partitions, removable floors and mechanically jointed as opposed to bonded construction. Join the conversation Cancel reply The Crikey comment section is members-only content.

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EDITT tower singapore by TR hamzah & yeang

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Should adult cyclists be permitted on footpaths?