Surbana Jurong Consultants

Surbana Jurong Group is a global urban, infrastructure and managed services consulting firm, with over 70 years of track record in successful project delivery. Headquartered in Singapore, the group has a global talent pool of 16,000 across Surbana Jurong and its member companies AETOS, Atelier Ten, B+H, CHIL, KTP, Prostruct, RBG, SAA and SMEC, based in more than 120 offices in over 40 countries. They include architects, designers, planners, engineers and other specialists driven by progressive thinking and creative ideas to help shape a better future.

Its technical experts deliver sustainable solutions that cover the entire project life cycle from planning and design, through to delivery and management, as well as decommissioning and closure. It provides a full suite of multidisciplinary consultancy services across a diverse range of sectors that includes aviation, healthcare, hospitality, transport, water and environment as well as energy and resources.

Surbana Jurong has built more than a million homes in Singapore, created master plans in more than 60 countries and developed over 100 industrial parks globally. Its tag line “Building Cities, Shaping Lives” expresses how every project or undertaking is, for the Group, an opportunity to fulfil aspirations and enrich lives. By designing and delivering quality housing, work spaces, roads, rail, hydropower, dams, underground and coastal protections and other critical infrastructure needed by its clients, it is redefining cities and transforming them into sustainable and liveable spaces where communities and businesses, present and future, can thrive.

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Surbana Jurong Consultants designs HDB project SkyResidence @ Dawson with a distinctive double-S curve

Surbana Jurong Consultants designs HDB project SkyResidence @ Dawson with a distinctive double-S curve

At his National Day Rally Speech in 2007, Prime Minister (PM) Lee Hsien Loong announced that Dawson, located within Queenstown, itself the oldest public housing estate in Singapore, was to undergo a dramatic makeover fit for the 21st century. He spoke of how “old estates also have great potential” and that with selective redevelopment, the government was able to “clear a big piece of land, then we can transform the whole area and make it like a new estate”.  This initiative became known as “Remaking Our Heartland” (ROH) and Dawson was one of three chosen estates, with the other two being Yishun and Punggol. All eyes were on Dawson, as this was the birthplace of the Housing & Development Board’s (HDB) public housing and Singaporeans were naturally curious as to how it would breathe new life into such a mature location.  Fast forward to 16 years later and seven clusters* of skyscrapers now rise up from the estate, sited one after another along the Alexandra Canal Linear Park. Of them, the precinct SkyResidence @ Dawson, stands out for having a…