As our city grows and matures, we believe the city should move beyond the qualities of efficiency and speed and towards metaphysical qualities like health, joy, meaning, and a sense of belonging.

The human city project for Kallang Distripark reimagines the site as a cosy, friendly high-rise high-density township at the edge of central business district. Our human city framework guides the master planning of this project.

Our proposal is for a car free precinct with minimal roads. There will be convenient pedestrian links to the MRT stations and bus stops with cycling and walking paths that are integrated with the nationwide Park Connector Network. By creating transitional and fun spaces, the design promotes greater interaction, access and health for all. With porous, defensible semi-public spaces on elevated decks, we imagine different generations bonding over community programmes.

The public spaces are designed for conviviality and community formation. A diverse and lively architectural shop front fa├žade is created at human scale and liveliness. Our Master Plan calls for spill out zones, pocket spaces and striated layers with riverfront as backdrop, which creates a soft edge to enhance human interaction. From balcony gardens to sky gardens, environmental decks and the riverside park, greenery is created at every level horizontally and vertically to take advantage of the riverfront site.

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