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TODAY: PARTIAL CONVERSATION OF DAKOTA CRESCENT GIVES HERITAGE ENTHUSIASTS HOPE
"Founder of the Save Dakota Crescent campaign Jonathan Poh said the move sets a precedent for the “tripartite working relationship” between the grassroots, residents as well as the government."
PRESTIGE 40 UNDER 40 2019 FEATURE
“The tranquillity and uniqueness made my hair stand on end. For some reason, I found the experience to be almost spiritual.” - Jonathan Poh
CHANNELNEWS ASIA: THIS YEAR'S ARCHIFEST ABOUT SUSTAINABILITY AND HERITAGE
Sustainability and heritage are the priorities of this year's Archifest, which aims to celebrate good design. The month-long festival starts on Oct 1, and will feature more than 100 physical and online events. Festival director Razvan Ghilic-Micu and Jonathan Poh, Principal Architect at Provolk, shared more details.
INDESIGNLIVE FEATURE: BUILDING CONSERVATION: ITS NECESSITY IN SINGAPORE'S CHANGING URBAN LANDSCAPE
There is a better understanding of the links to our own childhood and memories associated with modern architecture that many people hold close to their hearts
联合早报 (LIANHE ZAOBAO): 弧形的无限潜能
URA FEATURE: SKYLINE ISSUE 13
They represent the grit and determination of our nation . People will be inspired by the sheer mass and beauty of the red-brick power station structure and can carve out new experiences and memories for themselves.
SID DESIGN CONVERSATIONS: INNOVATIVE STRATEGIES FOR HDB AND APARTMENT LIVING
Poh highlighted the importance of having passions that lie beyond the realm of design for a source of inspiration and expand one’s design vocabulary.
THE PROJECTOR FEATURE: THEY TOLD US TO MOVE: GAGARINE AND DAKOTA
Catch the movie GAGARINE in cinemas this week and join us for a lively virtual discussion on community displacement and conservation with architect and activist Jonathan Poh (Save Dakota), documentary filmmaker Jeremy Ho (Between Two Homes), director Tan Bee Thiam (Tiong Bahru Social Club) and the directors of GAGARINE, Fanny Liatard and Jérémy Trouilh. Moderated by our own boss and co-founder of Docomomo Singapore, Karen Tan.
THE STRAITS TIME: GROUP PUSHING TO SAVE DAKOTA CRESCENT
This is a unique estate. You don't see such open space architectural plans elsewhere in Singapore. Our plan aims to keep Dakota Crescent's distinctive features like its iconic blocks, large courtyards and streetscape.
URA FEATURE: 30 YEARS OF CONVERSATION IN SINGAPORE SINCE 1989
I also learnt the importance of
considering not just the community’s views but
to chart out the potential future use of the estate,
which was as important as retaining it.
D+A FEATURE: CONSERVING SINGAPORE'S MODERN BUILT HERITAGE
“At a technical level, these issues can be tackled systematically and efficiently if a proper preventive plan is in place – based on a sound understanding of a building’s life cycle – and implemented.”
TATLER FEATURE: WHY GOLDEN MILE COMPLEX AND OTHER MODERN ARCHITECTURE IN SINGAPORE ARE WORTH CONSERVING
I think there was some regret towards (Pearl Bank), which is what pushed the government and the parties involved towards conservation
THE BUSINESS TIMES: PRESERVING ARCHITECTURAL ICONS
It will help to ensure that significant buildings from different periods of Singapore's development are retained for future generations.
URA FEATURE: RE-IMAGINING PASIR PANJANG POWER DISTRICT
I was blown away by the beautiful red-brick facade and flared columns at the entrance.
STRAITS TIMES FEATURE: FORM AND FUNCTION FOR BACHELOR'S PAD
We started the project by zoning the different areas of the apartment by hierarchy - from public to private
D+A FEATURE: 8 LOCAL DESIGN AND ARCHITECTURAL PRACTICES CREATE STORAGE SOLUTIONS WITH MONTANA FURNITURE
Paying Homage to Pearlbank Apartments, Interlock is designed with two "L" modules that interlock and overlap
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