Repurposing Golden Mile for younger generation

Golden Mile Complex's existing mixed-use infrastructure could easily complement potential development plans, says Ms Chan Hui Min, a director of DP Architects, which has been appointed consultant by the building's collective-sale committee.
Golden Mile Complex's existing mixed-use infrastructure could easily complement potential development plans, says Ms Chan Hui Min, a director of DP Architects, which has been appointed consultant by the building's collective-sale committee.ST FILE PHOTO

Consultant architect suggests new uses for building even as it goes up for collective sale

A hotel or co-working space could be some of the possible new uses of Golden Mile Complex, which is being studied for conservation, even as it waits for a buyer.

In an interview with The Straits Times, DP Architects director Chan Hui Min said the building could have multiple new uses. "The building itself has a lot of potential. For instance, it could be a dream co-working space and part of it could be a very successful hotel," she said.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 19, 2018, with the headline 'Repurposing Golden Mile for younger generation'. Print Edition | Subscribe