Experts extol Pearl Bank Apartments but study shows not all Singaporeans feel the same way

Although many people are aware of its existence (45 of 51 surveyed), only a fraction (10) believe Pearl Bank Apartments in Outram is important.
Although many people are aware of its existence (45 of 51 surveyed), only a fraction (10) believe Pearl Bank Apartments in Outram is important. PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - Many in the architecture and heritage communities believe the horseshoe-shaped Pearl Bank Apartments in Outram - which is at risk of demolition - is a beacon of modern Singaporean architecture and should be retained.

But a new study indicates that members of the public do not share that sentiment.

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