14 Feb '18, 8am

[Mothership] Pearl Bank Apartments amazing uniquely S’porean design, explained https://t.co/FHYqUnha9i

[Mothership] Pearl Bank Apartments amazing uniquely S’porean design, explained https://t.co/FHYqUnha9i

Why Pearl Bank Apartments is a big deal Pearl Bank Apartments on Pearl’s Hill is an architectural marvel. Advertisement When it was completed in 1976, it was the tallest residential building in Singapore at that time. It was built on the government’s first land sales site launched exclusively for residential development in 1969. And it was to deliver on the developer’s promise of luxury private property living on a middle-income budget. It was built to fit the maximum number of apartments on the small triangular hilltop site of 7,900m2 . As a result, it houses the largest number of apartments contained in a single block in Singapore: 272, including eight penthouses. Interlocking interior design The western-facing segment of the cylindrical horseshoe-shaped building was opened to allow air and light into the hollow core. This minimises the exposure of directly facing the su...

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