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Project Team

Tay Kheng Soon - chief designer
Bryan Lee - computer graphics
Henry Hoisington - physical modelling

Project Commence Date

March 2005

Link to Article

Changing Technology, Changing Style; From Mechanical Order to Natural Order






Bundled pole structures, structural system found in nature

This project is a benchmark in the design approach of Akitek Tenggara towards an architecture that is based on biomorphism. At this instance of writing, scaled models and virtual models are constructed to test the theories of bundled pole structures as an alternative approach to standard built forms.

1:25 scale model

Half-domed stage supported by bundled poles

View towards ticketing area

Bundled poles used in open shelter

Organic roof form








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