House on 'stilts' lauded at architectural awards

The biggest winner of the Singapore Institute of Architects Architectural Design Awards is home-grown firm ipli Architects, which picked up Building of the Year and a design award for a residential project, House Above 44 Kasai Road, located off Yio Chu K
The biggest winner of the Singapore Institute of Architects Architectural Design Awards is home-grown firm ipli Architects, which picked up Building of the Year and a design award for a residential project, House Above 44 Kasai Road, located off Yio Chu Kang Road.PHOTO: IPLI ARCHITECTS
The PAP Community Foundation Sparkletots pre-school in Punggol, designed by LAUD Architects, won the design award in Institutional Projects - Educational and Community Buildings.
The PAP Community Foundation Sparkletots pre-school in Punggol, designed by LAUD Architects, won the design award in Institutional Projects - Educational and Community Buildings.PHOTO: LAUD ARCHITECTS

A Punggol pre-school with good ventilation and the conserved 1950s Khong Guan Building also get the thumbs-up at the Singapore Institute of Architects awards

A home built on "stilts", a flying saucer-like childcare centre and a conservation building that sits on a wedge-shaped site are some projects recognised at the Singapore Institute of Architects Architectural Design Awards this year.

The awards, the highest recognition of architectural design in Singapore, were given out at an annual dinner held at Resorts World Sentosa last Friday.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 22, 2019, with the headline 'House on 'stilts' lauded at architectural awards'. Print Edition | Subscribe