National Library Singapore – Hamzah & Yeang Building

National Library Singapore, Victoria Street Building, Design, Pictures

National Library of Singapore : Building

Architectural Development in South East Asia – design by T.R. Hamzah & Yeang

10 Jul 2009
Photos taken by Tom Ravenscroft in July 2009 for e-architect:

Singapore National Library

Address: 100 Victoria Street
Date built: 2005
Design: T.R. Hamzah & Yeang ; DP Architects

National Library Singapore - Hamzah & Yeang Building

The building designed by T.R. Hamzah & Ken Yeang[2] consists of two 16-storey blocks, with three basements.

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The blocks are linked by skybridges on every floor. It houses two libraries, the Central Public Library in Basement 1 and the Lee Kong Chian Reference Library from Levels 7 to 13.

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It also houses the Drama Centre from Levels 2 to 5, which is managed by the National Arts Council. On the 16th floor, there is a closed viewing point called The Pod.

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