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Botannia, Singapore, Singapore

Wednesday 23 Dec 2009
 

Large scale condominium on a natural landscape

 
Botannia by MKPL Architects Pte Ltd in Singapore, Singapore
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Botannia by MKPL Architects Pte Ltd in Singapore, Singapore Botannia by MKPL Architects Pte Ltd in Singapore, Singapore Botannia by MKPL Architects Pte Ltd in Singapore, Singapore Botannia by MKPL Architects Pte Ltd in Singapore, Singapore
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MKPL Architects' Botannia accommodates the requirements of a large scale condominium without imposing a mega-structure 

With a growing population of 4.9 million on just 710 sq km, MKPL believe Singapore may be becoming too dense and urbanised. Botannia was a response to this idea and instead of building a conventionally large urban condominium tower Botannia opts for living in a park-like surrounding where residents are not distanced from the landscape.

The client’s brief required 493 apartments. The slab-cluster shifts and rotates subtly so each unit can face strategic views of the open fields and reservoir, while maintaining a generous distance from the neighbouring buildings whilst at the centre, a large park-like landscape inconspicuously roofs the parking below.

Upon entering, there is texture, rhythm, and reflections capturing a living landscape, offering juxtaposition to Singapore’s dense masterplan.

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