Architect, businessman and philanthropist Albert Hong dies at 84

RSP Architects Planners & Engineers, where Dr Albert Hong was the chairman, is behind many of Singapore's iconic buildings, including the Singapore Indoor Stadium.
RSP Architects Planners & Engineers, where Dr Albert Hong was the chairman, is behind many of Singapore's iconic buildings, including the Singapore Indoor Stadium.PHOTO: RSP ARCHITECTS PLANNERS & ENGINEERS

Remembered as a 'good and generous friend', he donated $30m to SUTD

Prominent architect, businessman and philanthropist Albert Hong, who had donated a sum of $30 million to the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) about five years ago, died on Monday. He was 84.

"Dr Hong departed peacefully at home," a family spokesman said in an e-mail to The Straits Times.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 10, 2019, with the headline 'Architect, businessman and philanthropist Albert Hong dies at 84'. Print Edition | Subscribe