Elevated design: Walkway that brings mountain into Fuzhou city, women-friendly tents win President's Design Award

The Straits Times takes a closer look at some of the winners of this year's President's Design Award

An insulated shelter for the homeless and an elevated walkway weaving 19km through Fuzhou are among the projects that have bagged Singapore's most prestigious accolade for design this year.

The President's Design Award, given out by President Halimah Yacob on July 17, recognised nine Designs of the Year and two Designers of the Year - Mr Hans Tan, 38, founder of Hans Tan Studio, and DP Architects' chief executive Angelene Chan, 54.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 28, 2018, with the headline 'Designed for impact'. Print Edition | Subscribe