Architectural Design Competition For Proposed Development Of Wisma Geylang Serai (WGS), Singapore

Dari: 23-02-2013 - hingga: 23-05-2013

Dear Members of ARCASIA,

We would like to invite Architects from ARCASIA members institutes to take part in this design competition.

This is a two-stage Design Competition with an estimated S$30 million construction cost (excluding contingency, consultants’ fee, authority submission fees and non-fixed Interior Design and Fitting Out works). The proposed design shall be strictly within the above mentioned budget.

The objective of the Design Competition is to select an architectural design and architectural agency for the purpose of realizing a building for the proposed WGS. The site of the proposed WSG is located at part of the former site of the Malay Village at Geylang Road. The law governing the conduct of this Competition shall be Singapore Law and the language of the competition will be in English.

This competition is open to Architects who are registered with the Board of Architects, Singapore. Overseas Architects who are registered within their own jurisdiction may make a submission in collaboration with Architects who are registered in Singapore and the Singapore-registered Architect will be the lead Architect for the project. A Statement of Collaboration declaring the scope of responsibility of each party shall be submitted to Singapore Institute of Architects (SIA) at the time of submission for Stage 1.

Architects may opt to collaborate amongst themselves or with artists and/or artisans for certain design elements; both the artist(s)/artisan(s) and the design element under collaboration should also be declared in the Statement of Collaboration.

A photocopy of the competitor’s valid and prevailing Practising Certificate and where applicable, the valid and prevailing Practising Certificate of the Collaborator, will be required for submission together with other entries at Stage 1 submission.

The winning Architect will be commissioned to develop the design with PA and will receive a professional fee of 3.0% of the overall estimated building construction cost (S$30million) excluding non-fixed items.

The prizes and reimbursement for the winning designs are as follows;

  • 1st prize - S$40,000 (to form part of Architect’s professional fee of 3.0%)
  • 4 shortlisted entries’ reimbursement - S$15,000 each

Announcement of Design Competition – *23 February 2013
Submission deadline for Stage 1 – *01 April 2013 by 12noon to Singapore Institute of Architects
Commencement of Stage 2 Competition – *11 April 2013
Submission deadline for Stage 2 – *23 May 2013 by 12noon to Singapore Institute of Architects

*Dates may be subjected to change

The Jury Panel for the competition will comprise the following:

  • Mr Theodore Chan, President, Singapore Institute of Architects 
  • Dr Maliki Osman, Mayor SE CDC
  • A/P Fatimah Lateef, Advisor, Marine Parade, GRC GRO
  • Mr Tony Tan, Chairman, PA Development Committee
  • Mr Yatiman Yusof, Malay Community Representative
  • Mdm Fun Siew Leng, Group Director, URA
  • Mr Look Boon Gee, SIA Corporate Member
  • Mr Patrick Chia, SIA Corporate Member

The competition package will be available for purchase at USD300. Those interested in participating in the competition are required to complete the Competition Package Collection Form. An email with link to the competition package will be sent to competitors upon receiving the payment. Payment to be made by Telegraphic Transfer to:

The Development Bank of Singapore Ltd
6 Shenton Way, DBS Building
Singapore 068809

Bank Swift Code: DBS SSGSG
Telex: RS24455
Beneficiary: Singapore Institute of Architects

A/C: 009-015813-8

All information in this Competition Package shall be used only for the purposes/ in connection with this Architectural Design Competition for the Proposed Development of Wisma Geylang Serai (the "Competition").

Prior written permission must be obtained from the People’s Association for any other use other than stipulated above. Do not use, attempt to use or allow any other party to use or attempt to use the information in this Competition Package for any purpose other than for the Competition.

Please click the following to download the Competition Package Collection Form;

Thanks & Regards,

Singapore Institute of Architects
79B Neil Road
Singapore 088904
Tel: +65 6226 2668
Fax: +65 6226 2663