Republic Plaza Singapore, Architecture Photos, Kurokawa Tower Building Design, Pictures

Republic Plaza of Singapore

New Skyscraper Building in Southeast Asia design by Kisho Kurokawa architect

1 Jul 2009

Republic Plaza

Architecture photos taken by Tom Ravenscroft in July 2009 for e-architect:

Republic Plaza Tower
Date built: 1986-96
Design: Kisho Kurokawa Architects & Associates

Republic Plaza Singapore - Kisho Kurokawa Architects

The tower is turned 45 degrees from the axis of the ground floor level to maintain sea views from the upper floors.
The building has 15 double-decker vertical lifts.
The tower was designed to reflect a subtle Oriental influence.

Singapore skyscraper building by Kisho Kurokawa architect Kurokawa Tower building design in Singapore
photos © Tom Ravenscroft

Building height: 66 storeys / 280m high

Kisho Kurokawa architect

The main lobby is four storeys high, finished in polished granite and ceramics.
The lobby is framed by concrete-filled tubular steel columns.
The exterior façade transitions from granite with strip windows to tinted wall glass, smoothly inclining from an octagonal base to a square top.

Location: Republic Plaza, Singapore, Southeast Asia

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Contemporary Architecture in Singapore – architectural selection below:

Changi Airport Interior
Design: Moment Factory
Changi Airport Interior in Singapore
image courtesy of architecture office
Changi Airport Building

Liang Court
Design: City Developments Limited and CapitaLand Limited
Singapores Liang Court Towers
image : CapitaLand / CDL
Liang Court Towers
City Developments Limited (CDL), CapitaLand Limited (CapitaLand) and Ascott Residence Trust (Ascott Reit) have teamed up to redevelop the Liang Court site1 into an integrated development following the proposed sale by CDL Hospitality Trusts (CDLHT) of its total interest in Novotel Singapore Clarke Quay.

Robinson Tower
Design: KPF / Architects 61
Robinson Tower Building Singapore
photo : Tim Griffith
Robinson Tower Building News
Landscape architects Grant Associates has scooped an award at the Singapore Landscape Architecture Awards 2019 for Robinson Tower.

New Singapore Architecture – Article by Tom Ravenscroft

High-Rise Buildings in this Southeast Asian City

Buildings in the area

Singapore Tower

Beach Road

OUB Centre
Design: Tange Associates – Kenzo Tange
OUB Centre

OCBC Center
Design: Pei Cobb Freed & Partners – I.M. Pei
OCBC Center

Shan Shui Shi Lin Cultural Centre
Design: Park + Associates
Shan Shui Shi Lin Cultural Centre Building
photo : Edward Hendricks © Park + Associates Pte Ltd
Shan Shui Shi Lin Cultural Centre

UOB Plaza One
Design: Tange Associates – Kenzo Tange
UOB Plaza One Building

Farrer Court – residential development
Design: Zaha Hadid Architects
Farrer Court Singapore

Kisho Kurokawa Buildings

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