Staff Achievements - 2004

Design Competitions

[ June 2004 ]

Assoc Prof Joseph Lim won the Merit Award for the Southern Ridges Bridge Design Competition. His entry defeated amongst others Arup San Francisco USA, Ty Lin SEA, Tongji University Design & Research Institute China, Erdevicki Structural Engineering Canada and Takenaka Architectural Developers Co Ltd Japan. 65 submissions were received, with 11 from USA, UK, Japan, S Korea and China. The competition was organised by Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA), National Parks Boad (NPB) and Land Transport Authority (LTA).

[ Feb 2004 ]

Prof Heng Chye Kiang & Mr Low Boon Liang was the consultants to the winning entry for the International Urban Design Competition for Nanjing Road, Tianjin, China. The project involved a comprehensive revitalization of 5 kilometers of Nanjing Road (and Qufu Avenue) to reflect the characteristics of the area in terms of economy, culture and historical features, with the aim of projecting the city image of Tianjin. Participating competitors included ASP –Albert Speer & Partner (Germany), RHL Architects (Canada) and China Academy of Urban Planning & Design.

[ 2004 ]

Dr Li Xiaodong & Dr Lim Guan Tiong were awarded the Best Design Category for 2004 by EDRA (Environmental Design & Research Association) Places 2004, Design, Planning & Research Award.