Bishan Public Library

Construction year: 2006
Address: 5 Bishan Place | SINGAPORE | Singapore
Latitude/Longitude: 1.34973, 103.849

4-story public library with basement and roof terrace. The prominent ‘pods’ cantilevered from the facade serve as intimate niches for quiet contemplation. Taking reference from the treehouse, the library interior is animated by natural light filtering through colored glass panels, resembling dappled light passing through the tree canopy.

Site Area: 1400.30 sqm
Client: National Library Board, Singapore
Structural Engineer: Meinhardt (Singapore) Pte Ltd
Mechanical &Electrical Engineer: Meinhardt (Singapore) Pte Ltd
Quantity surveyor: BEC Consultants

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