DP Architects

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Founded in 1967, DP Architects was one of the seminal firms responsible for the urban landscape of Singapore. Guided by the simple philosophy that architecture of excellence enriches the human experience and spirit, early notable works like the Golden Mile Complex and the People's Park Complex revolutionized retail development and high-rise living.

Now a leading architecture firm in Asia, DP Architects continues to make an impact in the evolving cityscapes of Singapore and beyond. Responsible for the largest shopping mall in the world, The Dubai Mall, the world-class concert hall, Esplanade Theatres on the Bay and instrumental in the master planning and transformation of Singapore's famous shopping strip Orchard Road, DP Architects' portfolio is remarkable in its diversity of scale and typology.

This monograph chronicles the DP Architects story, placing the firm's groundbreaking works in the context of Singapore's urban history and documenting in detail the significant projects of its 44 years.

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About the author

Collin Anderson holds degrees in civil engineering and architecture from Duke University s Pratt School of Engineering and Columbia University s Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation. He works as a designer in the Paris office of the Renzo Piano Building Workshop. Collin has previously written two books for DP Architects, Master Architect Series: DP Architects (2011) and Evolution of a Retail Streetscape: DP Architects on Orchard Road (2012).

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Publisher
Images Publishing
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Published on
Dec 31, 2012
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Pages
256
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ISBN
9781864704471
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Language
English
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Genres
Architecture / Individual Architects & Firms / Essays
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This content is DRM protected.
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