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Student Hostel Pasir Panjang Road

Singapore, 2006
Site Area   :   1,326 sqm
Building Type   :   Apartments
Building Height   :   5 Storey + Attic
Gross Floor Area   :   1,855 sqm

The 5-storey Student Hostel is located at Pasir Panjang Road a few minutes away from the National University of Singapore within an affluent residential neighbourhood. It is designed with 37 rooms to house 95 students. Amenities include a gym, library, lounge deck canteen, barbecue, and roof terrace.

The facade is designed with an iconic transparent sculptural features at the front and back of the building contrasting the plain solid walls and the rhythmically arranged punch windows. This feature establishes its dominance in a genre of monolithic architectural expression.