By Danny Gilchrist
In a move to differentiate themselves in a largely homogenous market, CapitaLand has hired US-based super architect Moshe Safdie to design its recently purchased condominium project in Bishan. The site, which was acquired earlier this year for $550 million, will comprise of two 38-storey towers connected by a beautiful sky garden walkway.
As property developers look to use different techniques to distinguish their products in a price-sensitive market, CapitaLand have looked towards creativity in their bid to drive a higher price for their future condominium units.
Moshe Safdie has had previous experience in the Singapore architectural scene, with his firm designing the ArtScience Museum at Marina Bay Sands. However, this foray into the residential market is a new trend in terms of design direction, with only a handful of firms previously employing an architect to design a residential development.
The central theme behind this is to create a more emphatic landmark toRead More »from Developer taps star architect for Bishan condo