Quick Background on
The Pinnacle@Duxton Singapore
The Pinnacle@Duxton, at
156m, is the tallest public housing project in
Singapore located at 1, Cantonment Road. The project is the result of an International Architectural Design
Competition. The winning architects called their design 'Sky Houses, Flying Green'.
Pinnacle@Duxton consists of seven 50-storey towers
connected by skybridges and has a total of 1,848 residential units. The residents had the opportunity to select
their flats’ layout from 35 different combinations of balconies, planter boxes, extended bays and bay windows.
Construction commenced in Apr 2005 and project was completed in
Pinnacle@Duxton features the world's two longest
Sky Gardens (500m each), on both the 26th & 50th storey. The
Sky Garden at the 26th storey (for residents only) boasts a jogging
track, an outdoor gym as well as children’s playground.
The Sky Garden at the 50th storey is an observation deck open to the public where
panoramic views of the city and beyond can be enjoyed all year round.
Accolades & Awards
- Global Award for
Excellence from Urban
Land Institute (ULI)
-SIA Architectural Design Awards
(Public Residential Housing Category)
- World Prix
d'Excellence 2011 runner-up award in the Residential (High Rise)
category from the International Real Estate Federation
- 2010 - Best Tall Building in Asia & Australasia Award awarded by the
Chicago-based Council on Tall Buildings and Urban
- 2010 - 'World's Best Housing Development' awards at the World Architecture Festival in Barcelona.
- 2010 - Design of the Year at the
President's Design Award
Pinnacle@Duxton, especially the 50th storey observation
since become a popular attraction for both local and foreign visitors and also countless media production
companies wanting to use it as a backdrop for their productions. On 8 August 2010, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong had also delivered his
annual National Day message at the top floor of the Pinnacle@Duxton.