Conservation Conversations - Pearl Bank Apartments

By Geraldine Quek C. T., Neo J. H. Kevin Josiah, Lim Y. L. Teri, Singapore University of Technology & Design (SUTD)

Conservation Conversations - Pearl Bank Apartments presents a dialogue about modernist architecture in Singapore and its relation to Singapore’s heritage through the case study of Pearl Bank Apartments. Continuing the conversation from the book, the program brings the complexities of architectural conservation of modernist architecture in Singapore to the stage, through an interactive panel discussion involving protagonists of Pearl Bank Apartments and respected figures in the local conservation scene.

We invite you to join us in an expansive conversation with a wide spectrum of perspectives to synthesise a better understanding regarding issues related to architecture, conservation and Singapore’s heritage.


Part 1: Modern Architecture and Heritage in Singapore

Let's discuss the context and the relation between modernist architecture in Singapore and its relation to Singaporean Heritage.

Presented by The Authors of "Conservation Conversations - Pearl Bank Apartments":

- Geraldine Quek C. T.

- Neo J. H. Kevin Josiah

- Lim Y. L. Teri

From Singapore University of Technology & Design, Architecture & Sustainable Design

Part 2: Ongoing Conservation for Pearl Bank Apartments

Presented by: Mr. Tan Cheng Siong

Mr. Tan Cheng Siong, Designer of the Year (President's Design Award 2012) and Architect of Pearl Bank Apartments, brings insight to the ongoing efforts to conserve the iconic building, showcasing the different aspects of the conservation process through the eyes of its original architect.

Part 3: Conversation Panel

Guests include :

- Mr. Tan Cheng Siong, Architect of Pearl Bank Apartments, Archurban Architects Planners

- Dr. Chua Ai Lin, President, Singapore Heritage Society

- Mr. Ashvinkumar s/o Kantilal, President of Singapore Institute of Architects 2009-2012 / URA Conservation Advisory Panel Member / Group Chief Operating Officer, ONG&ONG

Do sign up for an afternoon of Conservation Conversations!

Copies of the "Conservation Conversations - Pearl Bank Apartments" will be available for sale at the event.

For more information on the publication, visit https://www.facebook.com/conservationconversationspearlbank

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Sun Oct 4, 2015
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM SGT
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