Being a dad shaped architect's designs

Mr Chan Ee Mun at architecture firm Woha's urban farm on the office rooftop. "In an architect's career, there are not many buildings that we do. But this (Punggol Digital District) is no longer about buildings - it is an organism," he says.
Mr Chan Ee Mun at architecture firm Woha's urban farm on the office rooftop. "In an architect's career, there are not many buildings that we do. But this (Punggol Digital District) is no longer about buildings - it is an organism," he says.ST PHOTO: SEAH KWANG PENG

The Punggol Digital District (PDD) is set to be a high-tech district set in a lush tropical paradise, based on architecture firm Woha's past designs.

The firm is known for its buildings with green features. Its projects here include the School of the Arts, Parkroyal on Pickering and Newton Suites.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on February 26, 2018, with the headline 'Being a dad shaped architect's designs'. Print Edition | Subscribe