Friday, March 25, 2011

News : Architect Appointed

The Selection Commitee has appointed W Architect Pte Ltd and their team of consultants to design and build the new Natural History Museum.

W Architect is a medium-sized architectural firm formed in 2003. The firm, lead by Mr Mok Wei Wei, has expertise in designing residential, community, commercial, civic and cultural buildings, They were involved in the design of the new extension of the Singapore History Museum, as well as its conservation and restoration. In addition to that, they had completed the restoration and exhibition design of Peranakan Museum. With their experience in restoration and conservation of museums, we are happy to have them accepted the appointment.

Professor Leo Tan (center) witnessing the signing of the Letter of Appointment by Mr Mok Wei Wei (right) and witnessed by Mr Foo Yong Kai (left)

We look forward to work with W Architect in bringing you a museum that will be a center of excellence for Southeast Asian biodiversity and natural environment.