You’ve probably noticed how eye-catching most buildings in Singapore are, right? Well, that’s a testament to the skills of the top architectural firms in Singapore, some of which I am about to introduce you to in this article beginning with;
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A Surbana Jurong Group subsidiary, SAA is a leading full-service architecture practice with over 50 years of design and built expertise. The company is committed to the pursuit of excellence in the design and delivery of people-oriented architecture that connects communities with their urban environments.
The firm has been involved in many of the country’s commercial, residential, industrial, hospitality, and many other projects, the most recent being the Citygate Shoppes and Residences in Beach Road.
HYLA Architects is an award-winning architectural practice headed and founded by Principal Architect Han Loke Kwang, who leans on natural materials to create sublime spaces that somehow combine privacy, natural light, and openness.
Its experience lies strongly in designing high-end landed residential projects in a timeless, unique, and personal way. The design belief has won the firm numerous awards including the Singapore Institute of Architect’s Design Award and Architectural Heritage Awards by URA.
Established by Tan Cher Ming, a University of Melbourne graduate, Ming Architects are known for creating contemporary homes suited for modern living.
The firm’s projects have become well known for their bold and elegant spaces and they have even been featured in prominent publications.
JAD Architects LLP
JAD Architects is an award-winning multi-disciplined, full-service architectural firm offering a complete range of architectural services including but not limited to survey and analysis of existing facilities, programming, master planning, interior space planning, building design, and construction management for both public and private sector clients.
SD Architects & Associates Pte. Ltd.
SD Architects & Associates was established back in 2015, after evolving from a firm that dates back to 1983 and that over three decades, its development and growth was based on a strong emphasis on professional integrity and dedicated teamwork.
With its area of expertise being civic, residential, institutional, hospitality, industrial, and healthcare projects, SD Architects has successfully completed a wide range of projects over the years.
Architects 61 Pte. Ltd.
Founded in 1974, architects 61 has singularly contributed to Singapore’s unique CBD skyline more than any other practice.
In many ways, the firm has evolved in tandem with the development of Singapore, engaging in some of the most challenging and complex projects that encapsulate the aspirations of the city, and in the process, constantly shaping the city.
Even if you don’t know them, you certainly know their work which includes the Asia Square Towers, the landmark, postmodern Concourse building in Kallang, and Singapore’s newly crowned co-tallest building, the Tanjong Pagar Centre also known as Guoco Tower among others.
Ong & Ong
Ong & Ong has done it all from modern mansions and luxury shop house renovations to condos, MRT stations, Singapore Airlines lounges, and even a Zouk nightclub.
They have won a couple of prizes along the way, including a gold A’ Design Award for Faber House, featuring their signature touch of industrial chic, and also expanded their practice to include landscape architecture.
Established in 1995 by Founding Principal and Design Director Soo Chan, SCDA is a design studio seamlessly integrating architecture, interiors, landscape, and product design to create holistic spatial experiences.
Its work strives for tranquility and calmness qualified by space, light, and structural order. The company is responsible for the jaw-dropping Amber Park development, with its extraordinary sky terrace 235m above sea level, along with 19 Nassim.
Spark Architects is primarily known for its contemporary and urban-centric architectural designs that have won the firm numerous accolades not only in Singapore but also in entire Asia, Europe, and even the Middle East, over the years.
Its portfolio is extensive, covering everything from mixed developments to hospitality & residential areas.
In the leadership of Yip Yuen Hong and Lee Ee Lin, Ipli Architects has won numerous awards in Singapore for their innovative design and focus on the natural environment. Over 18 years of practice, the firm has evolved an aesthetic of strong geometry and signature textural edifices for example the Watten Residences cluster house project.
While landed homes comprise the bulk of their portfolio, Yip Yuen Hong has collaborated on the Martin Modern condo development to create a stunning blend of striking towers and enveloping landscapes, as well as the Midtown Modern condo, strikingly green development in the city-fringe Beach Road area.