The Interlace condominium on Depot road has achieved international acclaim with a top-prize win at 2015’s World Architecture Festival, selected from 338 projects. In the jury were celebrated architects and professionals such as English architect Peter Cook, Japanese architect Sou Fujimoto and Neri & Hu Design and Research Office founding partner Lydndon Neri.
Photo: The Interlace
Lauded by the festival judges as “bold, contemporary architecture and thinking”, the 31-block Interlace designed by Ole Scheeren won the World Building of the Year award. Their hexagonal stacked concept won the judges over with their innovative alternative to tower blocks or clusters which provide options to housing types and unit/block dimensions. German architect, Ole Schereen is also working on the DUO mixed-use development on Beach road.
Photo credit: Oasis Terraces by Multiply Consultants
Some of the other winners at the Festival included Oasis Terraces in Punggol and Homefarm, a proposed urban retirement housing project by Spark Architect. Oasis Terraces, a integrated polyclinic and integrated neighbourhood centre developed by Serie + Multiply Consultants, took away the prize in the Commercial Mixed Use – Future projects category while Homefarm won in the Experimental-Future project category.