US firm bags Changi Airport's T5 design job

The development of Terminal 5 is the biggest expansion Changi Airport has undertaken since it opened in 1981.
The development of Terminal 5 is the biggest expansion Changi Airport has undertaken since it opened in 1981. ST PHOTO: LIM YAOHUI

KPF Associates-led team said to have won coveted deal following 2-year global search

An American firm behind some eye-catching work has bagged the deal to design Changi Airport's biggest passenger terminal following a two-year global search.

The coveted Terminal 5 job has gone to a team led by American firm KPF Associates that bid for the project in partnership with Heatherwick Studio, James Corner Field Operations, Architects 61 and Lead 8, sources told The Straits Times.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 12, 2018, with the headline 'US firm bags Changi Airport's T5 design job'. Print Edition | Subscribe