Gallery: Singapore 2018 visit in pictures

Our Creative Director visited Singapore for a week in April 2018 and promised us he would not be showing us anything overtly touristy, which means no Merlion statue, Marina Bay Sands and Sentosa Island but sadly, also no shots of yummy Southeast Asian hawker food! We bring you our “Road Less Travelled” edition of Singapore in pictures.


Tampines MRT station Singapore with HDB flats

From the retail heaven that is Orchard Road…

Orchard Road old school vintage ice cream cart kiosk in Singapore

We ventured into the the high end, luxury shopping destination that is ION Orchard.

ION Orchard shopping mall escalators Singapore

ION Orchard Shopping Mall Dior boutique in Singapore

Ngee Ann City Chanel boutique window display in Singapore

From the ultra luxury to the suburbs, we popped by the old school Bras Basah Complex, very old school and partly brutalist in architecture.

Bras Basah Complex Singapore courtyard with staircases

Bras Basah Complex Singapore circular staircases

Bras Basah Complex Singapore staircases

And we went further into the suburbs, to see the generic public housing flats. Nothing fancy really, but full of local Singaporean character.

Tampines HDB flats colourful facade

Tampines HDB flat carpark shelter architecture in Singapore

Tampines HDB flat architecture social housing Singapore

Here’s another look at Bras Basah Complex from a different entry point.

Bras Basah Complex exterior in Singapore highrise

Bras Basah Complex brutalist architecture

Bras Basah Complex brutalist architecture details

Bras Basah Complex brutalist architecture Singapore

On the way we popped by another retail Mecca, Raffles City and spotted this really cool outlet of the popular local cafe chain, PS Cafe.

PS Cafe at Raffles City Singapore

Before we jetted back to Melbourne, we took another look at ION Orchard. Some serious modern retail architecture.

Orchard MRT station ION Orchard shopping mall exit

ION Orchard shopping mall glass roof ceiling architecture Singapore



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