15 Mar '17, 11am

"Corridors of Diversity": Showcasing the Secret of Singapore's Public Housing Success

Aiming to capture the wide diversity that characterizes the small island nation, Siyuan has photographed the outdoor corridors running along the sides of the apartment blocks. Each image focuses on a different aspect of diversity, highlighted in the images' individual titles. Each photograph has the same composition, split into two halves: on one side, in the macro scale, Siyuan showcases the variety of urban features that surround HDBs, including different land uses, building density, infrastructure, greenery, and the meeting of traditional and contemporary functions. On the other side each photo shows the “personal scale,” providing a glimpse into the everyday lives of the individuals inhabiting HDB flats, set against the backdrop of the ever-changing city. The public corridors also depict the relationship between communal and private life in the buildings, as the barrie...

Full article: http://www.archdaily.com/866987/corridors-of-diversity-sh...

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