the helix bridge, officially the helix, and previously known as the double helix bridge, is a pedestrian bridge linking marina centre with marina south in the marina bay area in singapore.it was officially opened on 24 april 2010 at 9 pm; however, only half was opened due to ongoing construction at the marina bay sands. it is located beside the benjamin sheares bridge and is accompanied by a .
the 70-metre 230 ft structure was, at the time of its completion, the tallest building in southeast asia; it was superseded by the 87-metre 285 ft asia insurance building in 1954, which remained the tallest in singapore until the 100 m 328 ft shaw centre was completed in 1958.
a multistorey car park or parking garage is a building designed for car parking and where there are a number of floors or levels on which parking takes place. it is essentially an indoor, stacked car park. parking structures may be heated if they are enclosed. design of parking structures can add considerable cost for planning new developments, and can be mandated by cities or states in new building parking requirements. some cities such as london have abolished previously enacted minimum parkin
ion orchard pronounced as i-on , formerly known as the orchard turn development or orchard turn site, is a shopping mall in singapore.it is the retail component of an integrated retail and residential development by orchard turn developments pte ltd, a joint venture between capitaland and sun hung kai properties.it started operating on 21 july 2009, occupying 335 food and retail outlets.
plans to build a high-speed rail link between singapore and kuala lumpur have been mooted in recent years. a proposal was brought up in 2006 by ytl corporation berhad , builder and operator of the express rail link in kuala lumpur, 28 however it was not further acted upon due to the malaysian government's lack of interest at that time.
the old style shophouses are shops with one or more stories of living accommodation above it. these shophouses typically have a so-called five foot way which is a covered walkway located in front of the shop doors, with the upper floors shielding the pedestrians from the elements. this is a result of the raffles town plan 1822 for singapore with the stipulation that 'all houses constructed .
magic duels: origins was developed by stainless games who have been creating computer versions of the magic series since 2009's magic: the gathering – duels of the planeswalkers and new titles on an annual basis. these prior games did not include the ability to construct decks or build card libraries, instead primarily using designed decks .
pearl bank apartments chinese: 珍珠苑; pinyin: zhēnzhū yuàn was a high-rise private residential building on pearl's hill in outram, near the chinatown area of singapore.. as the tallest and densest residential building in singapore when completed in june 1976, pearl bank apartments was one of singapore's pioneers of high-rise high-density living and influenced urban development in .
history. in the aftermath of world war ii, the city sustained massive damage; the low construction rate and rebuilding efforts also exacerbated singapore's housing shortages in the decades that followed. in 1947, the british housing committee report noted singapore had 'one of the world’s worst slums-- 'a disgrace to a civilised community'', with an average person-per-building density was 18.2.
marina bay sands is one of two winning proposals for singapore's first integrated resorts, the other being the resorts world sentosa, which incorporates a family-friendly universal studios theme park universal studios singapore .the two large-scale resorts were conceived to meet singapore's economic and tourism objectives for the next decade and will have 30-year casino licenses, exclusive .
the architecture of singapore displays a range of influences and styles from different places and periods. these range from the eclectic styles and hybrid forms of the colonial period to the tendency of more contemporary architecture to incorporate trends from around the world. in both aesthetic and technological terms, singapore architecture .
the parliament house of singapore is a public building and a cultural landmark. it houses the parliament of singapore, and is located in the civic district of the downtown core within the central area.within its vicinity is raffles place, which lies across from the parliament house from the singapore river, and the supreme court's building across the road.
build to order bto; chinese: 预购组屋制度 is a housing and development board hdb flat allocation system that offers flexibility in timing and location for owners buying new hdb flats in singapore.eligible buyers planning to shift into a new hdb apartment in the near future, can apply for apartments in their preferred location from specific sites launched.
rms aquitania was a british ocean liner of the cunard line in service from 1914 to 1950. she was designed by leonard peskett and built by john brown & company in clydebank, scotland. she was launched on 21 april 1913 and sailed on her maiden voyage from liverpool to new york on 30 may 1914.
one raffles place, formerly overseas union bank centre or oub centre is one of the tallest skyscrapers in the city of singapore.it was the tallest together with the uob plaza and republic plaza until the construction of guoco tower in 2016. the building sits at the city centre of raffles place
a large floating dry dock, the third-largest in the world at the time of its construction, was located at the base. it was used by the aircraft carrier hms eagle for a refit in 1939. at the time, the dry dock was described as having been floated from england to singapore 10 years before. king george vi graving dock
rank name image height m height ft floors year coordinates notes 1 guoco tower: 290 951 64 2016 the tallest building in singapore. permission needed to be obtained, which was granted, to build it at 290m as there is a height limit of 280m allowable for buildings in singapore.