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

Republic Plaza of Singapore

New Skyscraper Building in South East 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, South East Asia

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Buildings in the area

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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

Website: Architecture

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Website: Visit Singapore