Refract, respond, reflect

Veteran architect Mok Wei Wei ponders the past, present and future of Singapore architecture in a new monograph

Mr Mok Wei Wei (above) is managing director of W Architects.
Mr Mok Wei Wei (above) is managing director of W Architects.ST PHOTO: NG SOR LUAN

A Chinese phrase stands out in describing the varied body of work of veteran Singapore architect Mok Wei Wei.

"Jing sui bu yi", which means "changing scenery follows the footsteps", is one of the many dynamic forces driving Mr Mok's designs.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 24, 2020, with the headline 'Refract, respond, reflect'. Print Edition | Subscribe