10 Dec '12, 12am

Top designers, projects awarded at President's Design Award

A record number of 139 nominations were received for the President’s Design Award this year with the highest honour accorded to designers and design projects. A final thirteen received honours, from fields as diverse as architecture, advertising and product design. The prestigious Designer of the Year award went to four individuals this year for a portfolio of creative works throughout their career. One of them is Tan Cheng Siong, the visionary behind Pandan Valley, Singapore’s first condominium. Mr Tan said: “In those days, government made an analysis and said, ‘look, if you want to have such a big city, where are you going to get all the land to make people live in bungalows.’ “So they decided very bravely and said, ‘ok, let’s do condominiums.’ And that’s how Pandan Valley became the first condominium in Singapore.” “Our mission was to convince people that you can live e...

Full article: http://lushhomemedia.com/2012/12/10/top-designers-project...

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