Singapore Profile 2014 Issue 2

Cover image for Singapore Profile 2014 Issue 2

This issue focuses on one of the most exiting projects in recent years in Singapore, the Singapore Sports Hub, a state-of-the-art 55,000 seat sports venue, air-cooled for comfort and designed with a movable roof and retractable seating.

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“The tropical climate in Singapore poses a challenge in the design of the National Stadium. People will only enjoy the stadium experience if the environmental conditions are right. We wanted to keep the rain and heat out, but we also wanted it to be an open and dynamic space,”

Clive Lewis, Arup's Lead Architect

With stunning imagery and behind-the-scenes design details this issue covers all aspects of the design and construction of the Sports Hub, from Building Information Modelling (BIM) to the intricacies of the retractable roof.