President’s Design Award 2012: Building as a Body
"We wanted to make something based on a dialogue between us and the building. Personifying it and regarding it as a body, hence the name," Grace Tan, kwodrent.
President’s Design Award 2012: Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park
"It is not enough to have a nice drawing or a good concept. You have to really follow through the entire process from start to finish and double-check that everything is done well. That is the position of a good designer," Herbert Dreiseitl, Atelier Dreiseitl Asia Pte Ltd.
Book showcases works of Singapore’s creative community
The works of Singapore’s crème de la crème creative practitioners are featured in the book Creative Cultures: The Singapore Showcase. The book is a special edition of Hjgher’s (link) magazine UNDERSCORE, which received the President’s Design Award in 2012.
President's Design Award 2012: 19 Sunset Way
"After all the learning and listening, we need to try and cast it aside a little and be playful and child-like sometimes," Yip Yuen Hong, ip:li architects.
President’s Design Award 2012: Yang Yeo
"The most valuable lesson I've learnt is not to be arrogant. Be humble and continue to be hungry and create the best work you can and respect will follow," Yang Yeo.
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