a+u 2018:11 Architecture in Norway and Denmark – Design with Nature + Rail Corridor in Singapore

a+u 2018:11

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The first section of the November 2018 issue of a+u features Norwegian and Danish architects, united in their approach to designing sustainably with nature. With Norway and Denmark at the forefront of the conversation about global climate change, and intimately aware of effects such as glacial melting, their cities have come to cultivate a building culture that responsibly adapts to environmental conditions—and one that prioritizes community engagement and urban inclusivity.

Through our conversations with local architects and critics, who bring forth a spectrum of sustainability concerns in the region, we also use this issue to contrast building in Norway and Denmark with architecture’s relationship to climate change in Singapore—looking specifically at a transformative rail corridor development.

a+u Architecture in Norway and Denmark – Design with Nature + Rail Corridor in Singapore includes:

Feature 1: Architecture in Norway and Denmark – Design with Nature

Essays
Local Potentials and Global Challenges
Jesper Nygård

Heirloom
Beate Hølmebakk

Interviews
On Art and Architecture, a Fjordenhus perspective
Olafur Eliasson

On Architecture and Art, a Collaboration with
Studio Olafur Eliasson

Sebastian Behmann

Icefjord Center and Sustainability in Denmark
Dorte Mandrup

Works

Studio Olafur Eliasson
Fjordenhus

Dorte Mandrup
Icefjord Centre + Venice Biennale 2018
Wadden Sea Centre
Trilateral Wadden Sea World Heritage Partnership
Centre + Wadden Sea World Heritage Centre

Sverre Fehn
Chapel in Olavsundet
Gyldendal House
The National Museum − Architecture

Manthey Kula
Ode to Osaka
Skreda Roadside Rest Area
Forvik Ferry Port
Stella’s Room
Tullholmen Pier
Archipelago – Building from Solitude

Atelier Oslo
Villa Holtet
House on an Island
Cabin Norderhov
Sentralen
The New Deichman Library

Feature 2: Rail Corridor in Singapore

Introduction
The Rail Corridor– An Urban Experience

Interviews
Vision of the Rail Corridor
Tan See Nin

Tolerant Planning and Design
Nikken Sekkei Wataru Tanaka, Shoji Kaneko
and Taku Suzuki

In Tandem with Nature and Time
MKPL Architects Siew Man Kok and Phan Pit Li

Essay
The History of the Rail Corridor
Lai Chee Kien

URA’s Community Engagement
Co-creating the Rail Corridor’s Future

Request for Proposal (RFP) for the Rail Corridor
Rail Corridor – An Inspired and Extraordinary
Community Space

Works

RFP Winning Scheme by Nikken Sekkei and
Tierra Design

Stitching the Nation with Lines of Life
Concept Master Plan

RFP Winning Scheme by MKPL Architects and
Turenscape International

The Southern Gateway – Creating a New Living
Legacy
Adaptive Reuse of Tanjong Pagar Railway Station

RFP Winning Scheme by MKPL Architects and
Turenscape International

Living in a Forest
Choa Chu Kang Integrated Housing Precinct

The Next Steps
On Track towards Implementing the Rail Corridor
Tan See Nin

Roundtable
Journey of Public Engagement with Rail Corridor
Members: Leong Kwok Peng, Ho Weng Hin, Hanson Ho,
Tham Wai Hon, Tan See Nin