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SCDA | Soo K. Chan

SCDA is a multi-disciplinary architectural practice established in 1995. Founding Principal and Design Director Soo K. Chan was the recipient of the inaugural President’s Design Award, Singapore Designer of the Year and is part of the Panel of Designers for Poliform. SCDA was awarded the inaugural Royal Institute of British Architects Award for International Excellence (2016);

Soo K. Chan is a practicing architect based in Singapore. He is the founding principal and design director of SCDA Architects Pte Ltd, a multi-disciplinary firm engaging in architecture, interior, landscape and product design.

SCDA’s designs strive for tranquility and calmness qualified by space, ight and structural order.  Architectural expressions are distilled to capture the spiritual essence of ‘place’. Its architecture and interiors are inspired by the cultural and climatic nuances of its context, integrating landscape, water features and blurring the distinction between interior and exterior.

Spaces are often characterized by lush gardens, water courts and air wells, engendering a sensuous engagement with the elements. Projects display sensitivity to the inherent beauty of natural materials expressed through clarity in construction details and elemental architectural expression.

SCDA’s portfolio ranges from master planning, resorts and hotels, high-rise luxury residences, commercial and institutional buildings, and private homes spanning Asia/Oceania, Africa, Europe and America. SCDA has more than 120 employees with offices in Singapore, Shanghai and New York.

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    Design Works

    • KL House

      In the middle of bustling Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur House is a place of retreat from the city. The landscape, architecture, and interiors keep the environment, culture, and climate of the site well into consideration throughout the design process. Each component of the design is broken down into volume, line, and plane, maintaining inspiration from classical architecture and design.
    • 515 Highline

      515 Highline is located on 29th Street between 10th Avenue and 11th Avenue in the Chelsea neighborhood of New York City. Located in the heart of the 90-degree corner of High Line Park, it is the only two-lane High Line building in Manhattan.
    • Soori High Line

      The internationally-recognized architect Soo K. Chan's New York debut Soori High Line is like an oasis in the city. This 11-storey mid-rise residential building next to the New York High Line Park has 31 apartments; 12 private pools are seamlessly interspersed throughout the large living area;
    • Intercontinental Hotel Robertson Quay Singapore

      Situated on Robertson Quay, the historic old quarter by the Singapore River, the Intercontinental Robertson Quay Singapore has 226 rooms, formerly known as the Gallery Hotel, built in 1999. After the renovation of the SCDA, the hotel looks a new look.
    • List Sotheby

      List Sotheby’s is a leading luxury residential broker. We were commissioned to design their South East Asian headquarters which involved the fitout of an existing building footprint, internal area 630sqm. The client’s brief called for a prestigious office combining together space for a sales gallery, offices and specific broker areas.
    • Martin 38

      Martin 38 is a freehold apartment located at 239059 Martin road, Massachusetts, near somerset station, cra quay station and Chinatown station. It was completed in 2012. It consists of 91 units. The case was completed by SCDA in 2015.
    • Edition Sanya

      Edition Sanya is the first edition of Ian Schrager's joint venture with Marriott International in China. The building was designed by SCDA, the landscape was created by Madison Cox, and the interior design was attended by Ian Schrager / CAP Atelier.
    • Jin Villa

      Jin Villa is inspired by the rich architectural heritage of Suzhou for over 2,000 years and the beautiful Suzhou gardens. The overall adoption of the new Asian modernist style. On the façade of the building, design elements such as powder wall tiles, horse head walls, sloping roofs, and hollow grilles pay tribute to Chinese classical architecture.
    • Leedon Residence

      Cluny Park Residence is located in Singapore area tenth gold position,and is located in Cluny Park, noble status is self-evident; can enjoy thebeautiful scenery of the Singapore Botanic Garden; out of your house will beable to enter a vibrant world.
    • Cluny Park Residence

      Cluny Park Residence is located in Singapore area tenth gold position,and is located in Cluny Park, noble status is self-evident; can enjoy thebeautiful scenery of the Singapore Botanic Garden; out of your house will beable to enter a vibrant world.
    • Tagore

      Tagore Industrial Building is multi-user light-industrial factory located in Tagore Industrial Estate, adjacent to Upper Thomson Road in Singapore. The main facade overlooks the lush rainforest canopy of Upper Peirce Reservoir Reserve.
    • Sky Terrace

      In 2008, SCDA was commissioned by HDB to explore new possibilities in public housing design in Singapore. SCDA’s response to this mandate is a design solution that embodies three key ideas; housing in a park, connectivity to surroundings and multi-generational living.