The Life Interview With Koh Seow Chuan

The Life Interview with Koh Seow Chuan: Architect with heart

DP Architects' co-founder Koh Seow Chuan believes architecture is not about building showy structures, but creating ones that people can live in and use

The iconic People's Park Complex in Eu Tong Sen Street - a high-rise residential block above a retail space with atria and wide corridors simulating the streets of Chinatown - is Singapore's first mixed-use complex.

Built 45 years ago, it is still teeming with life today.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 16, 2018, with the headline 'Architect with heart'. Print Edition | Subscribe