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Location: Jakarta, Indonesia After completing a comprehensive Master Plan, each individual component project was studied and unique detailed parameters were established. The form for each project was developed as variations on a theme of orthogonal and cylindrical volumes intersecting and meshing in endless variation. Site planning and site elements such as gardens, extensive water sculpture […]

Location: Hong Kong, China Widely proclaimed, “one of the most outstanding achievements in modern architecture,” the Bank of China tower has quickly become an inseparable part of the skyline of Hong Kong. Appearance and structure are united in the distinctive geometric form that rises from a square base through four prismatic triangular transition to its […]

Location: Beijing, China Chang’An Development is being planned to provide luxury housing for foreign business people and professionals working in Beijing. In addition, the substantial site will offer boutique office space, luxury shopping, parking and outdoor green space. Guiding the design is a geometric analysis of the physical site to maximize South-facing window area for […]

Location: Route 128, Waltham, Massachusetts (Boston) Located in a premier setting adjacent to the Cambridge Reservoir, the campus’s buildings offered stunning views of the surrounding landscape, maintained as a nature preserve. Bald Eagles, Red-Tailed Hawks, Woodpeckers, Wild Turkey, White-Tailed Deer, Coyotes, Red Fox, and Cottontail Rabbits are all protected species maintained on the site while Bullhead Catfish […]

Location: Beijing, China Curve builds upon past successful development projects by the FORM team. Smoothly curving facades maximize vision areas toward South and create a serene, elegant form. Clarity of geometry allows the three use groups on the site—Residential, Office and Retail—to be expressed in the purest terms possible. Overall melds a modern interpretation of […]

Location: Syracuse, NY The waffle slab floats overhead between narrow glass strips so that light slips down the sides of the court to separate the four gallery blocks. Galleries are interconnected by open bridges around the central space in a richly varies path through the museum, sparked by mystery and surprise. Since the museum needed […]

Location: Beijing, China As the first Western-designed project in China since 1949, Fragrant Hill draws from the living roots of tradition to sow the seed of a new, distinctly Chinese form of modern architecture that can be adapted, not merely adopted, for diverse building types. The project initiated a new Chinese Modern architecture. Underlying the […]

Singapore City, Singapore The approved & implemented Master Plan for the redevelopment of central Singapore. Boulevards, the cultural district, building sites for specific use groups & open space were planned anticipating building densities & massing. Mr. Wong also recommended the creation of additional landfill area in order to reconfigure and envelope the Lagoon in such […]

Location: Singapore City, Singapore Designed to be a symbol of strength and permanence, the main building’s structure consists of two semi-circular reinforced concrete cores as well as three lateral girders which helped speed construction and impart great strength. As part of the project Master Plan, the architects strongly advocated that OCBC’s substantial holdings of adjoining […]

  Location: Brewster, MA, USA The architecture of the estate utilizes local fieldstone, wood shingle, and clapboard in the manner typical of grand late nineteenth century New England summer “cottages,” blending details from a variety of historical sources. The resort extends upland from its own beach through the heart of the Cape Cod Historic District. The National Landmark Mansion, Guest House […]

Location: Singapore City, Singapore Upon completion, Raffles City was the largest private commercial development in Southeast Asia with the tallest building in the Far East, the world’s tallest hotel, facilitated by the largest continuous concrete pour ever attempted and numerous other structural and construction innovations. The complex includes a 42-story office tower, a 1,200-room, 72-story […]

Location: Arlington, Virginia (Washington DC) Skillfully combining hotel, office, residential, retail and parking in one integrated composition of buildings, the mixed-use complex adds to the growing skyline of our nation’s capital. The hotel and residential tower are sited so as to combine increased accessibility with privacy and views. Both towers have access to outdoor setback […]

Location: Staten Island, New York St. George Place was planned to be a high-rise residential community on the Staten Island waterfront, designed to complement the Manhattan skyline. Clusters of varied height towers are organized around open plazas that would have provided access to the waterfront and planned marinas. as at Society Hill, where a focal […]

Location: New York The Secretariat is a landmark of curtain wall construction:  arguably the first unitized aluminum curtain wall in the US. After thorough assessment, it has been brought up to date and energy efficient. The mission of the Capital Master Plan was to document and evaluate existing conditions of the historic headquarters, develop a […]