The Singapore University of Technology and Design’s library pavilion was awarded the 2014 President’s Design Award by DesignSingapore Council and the Urban Redevelopment Authority. The unique gridshell structure was designed by the SUTD City Form Lab. Assistant Professor Andres Sevtsuk and researcher Raul Kalvo collaborated with ARUP Engineering, Arina International Hogan builders and SUTD students, faculty and staff to build the experimental structure at the university campus. This was the first time the new university has received Singapore’s most prestigious design accolade. The small 300 square-meter structure joins the ranks of past winners such as the Gardens by the Bay, Marina Bay Sands, Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park etc. Since its establishment in 2006, 65 Designs of the Year have been conferred the Award.

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