ARCHICRAFT Workshops 2017 | Draw Me A Storey | 8 Oct (Pre-Workshop) & 15 Oct (Workshop)



“I believe that the way people live is directed a little by architecture.”

- Tadao Ando

Architecture is given life in the narratives it holds. Should we consider that we are made of the experiences we had and the stories we have, architecture is the backdrop where these things happen. Architecture sets the tone for what we remember and, more importantly, how we remember.

This workshop aims to capture architecture in a creative and fun manner, and explores the expression of architecture through a relatable, dynamic and engaging medium of comics illustration. Participants would learn how to story-tell a memory that they have (i.e childhood, dating memories, first-time experiences, etc.) in an architecture that has meaning to them and change its relationship to them.


Koh Hong Teng


Hong Teng is a renowned local graphic novelist who is behind the works of Gone Case and the award-winning 01321. Being part of the Singapore Memory Project, he co-authored Building Memories: People. Architecture. Independence which won multiple awards such as the Singapore Book Awards 2017: Book of The Year and Winner for Best Illustrated Non-Fiction Title 2017. Apart from working full-time on comics and painting, he has also been invited to conduct comics illustration workshops for the public by the National Library Board.

Hong Teng’s works take a closer look at Singapore’s changing cultural and architectural landscape, surfacing elements and occurrences familiar to us yet often unnoticed. Through comics illustration, Hong Teng tells the narrative of Singapore by capturing what is slowly being replaced in the heartlands, as contemporary Singapore grows at her own momentum.


Venue: The Daulat Hotel, 16 Madras Street, Singapore 208413

Meeting Time: Please arrive 15 mins earlier to register and collect your goodie bags and tools. (Meet at Hotel Lobby).

Attire: Comfortable clothing and footwear suitable for outdoors

Equipment: All drawing tools and paper will be provided, but do bring along your own stationary or notebooks or sketchpads if own preference.

Please note that this workshop is recommended for participants with basic drawing skills, ages 16 and up.

Please note that attendance for both days (pre-workshop and workshop) is compulsory for a complete workshop experience.

Sale of tickets will close a day before the scheduled workshop or until tickets are sold out.


The inaugural Archicraft in Archifest 2017 is a series of curated workshops, organized in carefully curated architectural space or buildings, that provides the opportunity for participants to delve into a variety of disciplines in society and their interaction with architecture. These series of workshops are aimed at empowering participants to adopt an active role in becoming 'agents for change' in our living environment.

There is a total of 8 workshops to choose from; from learning how 3D printing has impacted the practice of architecture to learning how to compose a thought-provoking architectural photograph or even to growing your very own personal ‘farm’.

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Proudly curated by the Young Architects’ League from the Singapore Institute of Architects (YAL) and the architecture student society of Singapore University of Technology and Design's Architecture Student Society (SUTDIO).

Disclaimer for ArchiCraft

Indemnity: By buying and participating in the ArchiCraft, you are deemed to fully accepted all SIA/Archifest/ArchiCraft’s terms and conditions.

You agree to indemnify, defend and hold SIA and its affiliates, and their respective staffs, owners, agents, information providers and licensors (collectively, the "Indemnified Parties") harmless from and against any and all claims, liability, losses, costs and expenses (including attorneys' fees) incurred by any Indemnified Party in connection with any breach by you of these Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy.

Responsibility: SIA has designed these workshops for your pleasure, participation and enjoyment. SIA, however, does not own or operate any of the services rendered and assumes no responsibility for delays, losses or accidents or for damage to persons or property caused by any person, firm or corporation or other legal entity, or any other service incident at any point during the duration of the workshops. SIA reserves the right to make any changes with or without notice, that may become necessary, with the understanding that any additional expenses will be paid by the participant. SIA also reserves the right to terminate workshops for any participants at any time for good cause. SIA cannot be held responsible for any mistake that might occur in typography or printing.

Transportation: Chartered transportation is not provided for any of the workshops.

Etiquette: Please maintain social etiquette at all times during the workshops and to treat fellow participants, including any instructor, guide, Archifest volunteer with courtesy and respect. SIA reserves the right to request a participant/ participants to leave, if he/ she/ their behaviour is seen to be unruly and disrupts the workshop.

Smoking/Liquor: Smoking and consumption of liquor are not allowed at the venue of ArchiCraft workshops.

Refund policy: There is no refund for no-shows.

Accident or Loss: Participants are to take care of their personal belongings at all times. SIA will not be liable for any loss, damage, delay, inconvenience, or direct or consequential loss, however caused.

Jurisdiction: These conditions shall in all aspects, be governed by the law of Singapore.

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Sun Oct 8, 2017
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM SGT
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16 Madras Street Singapore
Nearest MRT: Rochor MRT
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