Concept: My memory of the former stadium includes the great moments I had during the Malaysian Cup Football. This was the real roar! Ironically, the stadium icon did not stir up my spirits in those days. Free form in the shape of a fallen leaf on the stadium grounds outside the stadium automatically comes to mind. Recycling the planks to form a LEAF shape resembles the stadium form.
Design: Tang Guan Bee
Manufacturer: Cheng Meng Furniture Group
Arguably the most avant‐garde architect of his time, Tang Guan Bee is Principal Architect of his own firm TANGGUANBEE ARCHITECTS. His firm has won many awards including the first prize in the Eco‐Building Architectural Design Competition, the SIA Design Award, and ICI‐SIA Colour Award (Gold). Both the Gallery Evason (in collaboration with William Lim Associates Pte) and Eastpoint (in collaboration with Team Design Architects) were nominated for The Aga Khan Award for Architecture (2001).
He has contributed significantly to the Department of Architecture of National University of Singapore as external examiner and visiting critic, and served as member on the Board of Architects and council member of Singapore Institute of Architects.
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