Archifest Works Displayed at Marina Bay Sands

Archifest is Singapore’s annual architecture festival of ideas for the city. Organised by Singapore Institute of Architects (SIA) Archifest 2014 is curated and produced by PLUS Collaboratives and supported by Design Singapore Council, Urban Development Authority and Marina Bay Sands Singapore. It returns with a brand new theme – ‘CROWD’, running from 26 September to 11 October 2014. Festival highlights include the Archifest Pavilion, Urban Lab, Archifest Conference, Architours, SIA Design Awards Presentation Ceremony, ArchXpo and Fringe Events.

Pavilion

A showpiece of Archifest in celebration of architects and architecture.

The Archifest Pavilion

Date:

26 September – 11 October 2014

Time:

10:00 – 22:00

Venue:

Archifest Pavilion, Marina Bay Sands Event Plaza

Admission:

Free

Description:

The Archifest Pavilion is the main base where the various events and activities start from or run within the space, and will physically embody the spirit of this year’s theme ‘CROWD’. Situated at Marina Bay Sands Events Plaza, the Archifest Pavilion will be the physical manifestation of the combined ideas between the two winning teams, Architect Fong Hoo Cheong of ‘HCF and Associates’; and Architect Kelvin Kan and Lead Designer Shinya Okuda of ‘AgFacadesign and NUS’.

Website:

http://www.archifest.sg/2014/

 

Archifest 2014 Pavilion Winning Entry: Cloud ArchTM , Kelvin Kan (AgFacadesign) + Shinya Okuda (NUS),
Archifest 2014 Pavilion Winning Entry: Cloud ArchTM , Kelvin Kan (AgFacadesign) + Shinya Okuda (NUS)

 

Fugue 1 3 5 7 by Fong Hoo Cheong of HCF and Associates

Urban Lab

A collective of ideas, perspectives and showcases centered around architecture and the festival themes.

Urban Lab – Student Showcase

Date:

26 September – 11 October 2014

Time:

10:00 – 22:00

Venue:

Archifest Pavilion, Marina Bay Sands Event Plaza

Admission:

Free

Description:

The various design schools have been invited to be involved under an open brief, which has been further scoped in collaboration with the respective tutors to be specifically relevant to each school’s curriculum. Nanyang Polytechnic, National University of Singapore, Ngee Ann Polytechnic and Temasek Polytechnic are partners of this year’s festival.

Work from Ngee Ann Polytechnic Sttudent
Work from Ngee Ann Polytechnic Sttudent

 

Archifest X Haystakt: Make Your Own – Copper Pipe Lamp

Date: 6 October 2014
Time: 14:00 – 17:00
Venue: Archifest Pavilion, Marina Bay Sands Event Plaza
Admission: Register online at http://www.haystakt.com/archifest2014 for crowd-funded rates
Description: Established in 2013, Make Your Own was founded to bring a new perspective to the D.I.Y culture. In this workshop, participants get to create their own industrial looking copper pipe lamp by bending the copper pipe and the using of brass fittings to assemble the product. At the end of the workshop, they get to bring home the completed masterpiece. All materials inclusive. Suitable for age 13 and above.
Website: http://www.haystakt.com/336

 

Work from Make Your Own
Work from Make Your Own

 

ArchifestXToby’sEstate

Date:

26 September – 11 October 2014

Time:

Please check our facebook page for the most updated timing

https://www.facebook.com/archifest

Venue:

Archifest Pavilion, Marina Bay Sands Event Plaza

Description:

An anchor programme of the pavilion, Toby’s estate will be making available fresh made coffees and a selection of baked goods. Come down and join us in the many activities at the pavilion and enjoy a cup of Toby’s Estate coffee!

 

There are more events being held in this year’s Archifest. Please check http://archifest.sg/2014/ for more updates.

 

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