MIX USE BUILDING
According to Yong Ju Lee, “the Hanok is featured by its own wooden structural system and tiled roofs, creating a strong formal gesture. The edge of the roof can be adjusted to control the amount of sunlight that enters the house. The core structural element is a wooden connection known as a Gagu, which sits just beneath the roof where column meets beam and girder without any additional fastener. The simplicity of this connection also characterises the aesthetic of Korean traditional architec...
Plaza Singapura - The Benoy Team was tasked with developing both the overall concept and interior design for the newly expanded Plaza Singapura. The retail mall is set to become a vibrant, city centre destination for families and young adults. A key element of the project is the integration of the Atrium@Orchard office towers into the shopping centre, with three existing floors being converted and incorporated into prime retail space.
Office for the bank Nykredit. Sustainable building that consumes 25 percent less energy than the existing energy legislation and has photovoltaic panels on the roof that give electricity. Rainwater is collected to be used as grey water for toilet facilities and sea water provides additional cooling for the building. Architect: Schmidt, Hammer and Lassen, Denmark. Built: 2008-2010. www.shl.dk (website also in english)