Marina One

Marina One

Ardmore Three

Ardmore Three

Little India MRT Station

Little India MRT Station

Ministry of Health (HQ)

Ministry of Health (HQ)

Overview Our story

  • 1974 - 1980

    architects 61 was founded as a partnership by Tay Lee Soon and Yang Soo Suan. Following the founding of URA in 1974, the firm became increasingly involved in large-scale, complex developments focused mainly in the Central Business District.

  • 1980 - 1990

    architects 61 worked on many landmark projects in the Central Business District in collaboration with international design consultants, including UOB Plaza, Hitachi/Caltex House, Temasek Tower and Raffles City.

  • 1990 - 2002

    The firm was incorporated in 1992 and extended its capability to be entirely responsible for a project, from design to documentation and overseeing construction. Projects included The Heeren, Capital Square, One Fullerton and Fullerton Hotel.

  • 2002 - 2012

    Under the new leadership of Michael Ngu and Joseph Cheang, the firm consolidated its portfolio with a renewed focus on the CBD with iconic projects including the One Raffles Quay, Ocean Financial Centre, Asia Square Tower 1 and 2 and MBFC.

  • 2012 - PRESENT

    The firm broadened its portfolio across multiple sectors with wide-ranging projects upon the completion of notable works of Marina One and Tanjong Pagar Centre. These projects include Little India MRT station, Centre of Oral Health, Cleantech 3, Esplanade Waterfront Theatre and Rifle Range Nature Park.

Who we are Rooted in Singapore’s architectural map

what we do Bringing tangible value to every project

how we do it Design x Collaboration x Delivery

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