"At DCA, we participate as a team and achieve success together. Our success is not about supremacy, but shared aspirations. No one can dominate or represent the achievements of the team effort. As individuals, we play our own unique tunes. Together we are the orchestra that makes the symphony."

Koo Tin Chew, Vincent
Managing Director

MBFC wins Fire Safety Design Excellence Award


Thursday, November 16, 2017

Event NameMBFC wins Fire Safety Design Excellence Award
Event Details

Marina Bay Financial Centre (Phase 1) was honoured with a Fire Safety Design Excellence Award as an outstanding fire-safe building environment for occupants and fire fighters.

BCA BIM Platinum for NTU - Learning Hub North


Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Event NameBCA BIM Platinum for NTU - Learning Hub North
Event Details

We received the BCA BIM Awards 2017 (Project Category) Platinum Award for Nanyang Technological University - Learning Hub North, and thank NTU for this incredible opportunity!

Leading tours for Archifest


Saturday, October 14, 2017

Event NameLeading tours for Archifest
Event Details

Our DCA directors led tours of Corals at Keppel Bay and Mapletree Business City II for Archifest and Architours, giving students and enthusiasts an interactive behind-the-scenes look at these remarkable projects.

 

1 Year Anniversary at KBT


Friday, September 22, 2017

Event Name1 Year Anniversary at KBT
Event Details

We celebrated our 1 Year Anniversary at Keppel Bay Tower with lunch on top of Mount Faber! 

Harbourfront Towers, Merrill Lynch Harbourfront, Corals, Caribbean, and Reflections, just some of our work at Keppel Bay seen from the cable car ride.

Green Architect of the Year, Khoo Poh Bin


Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Event NameGreen Architect of the Year, Khoo Poh Bin
Event Details

Khoo Poh Bin, DCA Architects Deputy Managing Director, was awarded Green Architect of the Year at the SGBC-BCA Sustainability Leadership Awards 2017! Photo credits: Singapore Green Building Council

 

Exclusive first look for the new Century Square


Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Event NameExclusive first look for the new Century Square
Event Details

As architects behind the new look for Century Square mall in Tampines, DCA director, Kenneth Kong, gave the exclusive first look to guests at a preview event today. The mall will begin renovations this September and is to be completed in late 2018.

Saint Francis Xavier Seminary Topping-Off Ceremony


Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Event NameSaint Francis Xavier Seminary Topping-Off Ceremony
Event Details

We celebrated the topping-off of the Saint Francis Xavier Seminary and Formation Building. The new development will house the Saint Francis Xavier Major Seminary, and the Catholic Theological Institute of Singapore, and is expected to be complete by mid-2018.

National Day Celebration 2017


Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Event NameNational Day Celebration 2017
Event Details

Our pre-National Day celebration in the office. Happy 52nd, Singapore!

BCA BIM Awards 2015


Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Event NameBCA BIM Awards 2015
Event Details

DCA is pleased to announce that Mapletree Business City II has won the BCA BIM Platinum Award. Congratulations!

Mid-Autumn Celebration 2016


Thursday, September 15, 2016

Event NameMid-Autumn Celebration 2016
Event Details

URA's Visit to Sky Habitat & Sky Vue 2016


Friday, October 14, 2016

Event NameURA's Visit to Sky Habitat & Sky Vue 2016
Event Details

DCA Go-Kart Races


Monday, November 7, 2016

Event NameDCA Go-Kart Races
Event Details

We took a break and raced to the tracks on Friday, 4 Nov!

DCA and Daniel Libeskind at Corals at Keppel Bay


Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Event NameDCA and Daniel Libeskind at Corals at Keppel Bay
Event Details

Architect Daniel Libeskind visited our recently completed luxury condomium project, Corals at Keppel Bay. The waterfront living residential development is the second collaboration between DCA Architects and Studio Daniel Libeskind for Keppel Land International.

The President's Challenge 2015


Friday, October 23, 2015

Event NameThe President's Challenge 2015
Event Details

The President's Challenge represents a coming together of people from all walks of life, under the President’s patronage, to help those who are less fortunate. We are glad to be part of this meaningful event, doing our part for charity.

Mr Vincent Koo, Managing Director of DCA Architects, received a token of appreciation at the President's Challenge 2015 - Commemorative Art Book by Mr Kwek Leng Joo & Mr Lin Lu Zai.

BCA International Panel of Experts visit Mapletree Business City II


Thursday, October 8, 2015

Event NameBCA International Panel of Experts visit Mapletree Business City II
Event Details

BCA's International Panel of Experts visited our commercial project, Mapletree Business City II, on 8 Oct 2015.

BCA BIM Awards 2014


Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Event NameBCA BIM Awards 2014
Event Details

DCA Architects is proud to receive the following BCA BIM Awards:

1) BCA BIM (GoldPlus) Award - Bedok Mixed Development 
2) BCA BIM (Gold) Award - Jewel @ Buangkok
3) BCA BIM (Gold) Award - Sky Vue

BCA BIM Awards recognises outstanding project teams that implemented BIM in their projects from the design to construction stages.

"BIM was extensively used which allowed for better time savings and greater coordination.” -- Ms Annie Lim, Director, DCA Architects Pte Ltd.

Official opening of BCA SkyLab and Academic Tower


Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Event NameOfficial opening of BCA SkyLab and Academic Tower
Event Details

DCA's Deputy Managing Director, Mr Khoo Poh Bin, presented a BIM and e-plan check to Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong at the official opening of Building and Construction Authority (Singapore)'s SkyLab and Academic Tower on Wednesday, 20 July 2016.

Stroke Support Station Wellness Centre Official Opening Ceremony


Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Event NameStroke Support Station Wellness Centre Official Opening Ceremony
Event Details

Our MD, Mr Vincent Koo, received a token of appreciation during the Stroke Support Station (S3) Wellness Centre Official Opening Ceremony with Minister for Health, Mr Gan Kim Yong and Founder of S3, Mrs Teo, on 17 May 2016.

Good Design Award 2016


Thursday, March 17, 2016

Event NameGood Design Award 2016
Event Details

DCA's residential project, Jewel @ Buangkok, was one of the winners for Singapore Good Design Mark Award 2016!

Our Deputy MD, Mr Khoo Poh Bin, with CDL Mr Lim Song King, received the SG Mark Award from DBCS President Mr Tai Lee Siang on 17 March 2016.

SingPost Regional eCommerce Logistics Hub Topping Out Ceremony


Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Event NameSingPost Regional eCommerce Logistics Hub Topping Out Ceremony
Event Details

BCA Awards 2015


Friday, May 15, 2015

Event NameBCA Awards 2015
Event Details

This year, DCA Architects was honoured with the inaugural BCA Building Information Modelling (BIM) Platinum Award - Organisation.

We are proud to receive BCA's Universal Design Mark Gold (Design) Award for Mapletree Business City II, and the Construction Excellence Award as well as the Construction Productivity Award - Project, both for the office development, The Metropolis. Additionally, the DNV GL Technology Centre project is awarded the inaugural BCA Green Mark Pearl Award, recognizes the strong commitment of developers, building owners, landlords and tenants for achieving great environmental sustainability for the building.

Congratulations to all our teams and our partners!

Mapletree Business City II Completion


Thursday, May 12, 2016

Event NameMapletree Business City II Completion
Event Details

Celebrating the Mapletree Business City II Completion with a dinner at Fullerton Hotel hosted by SHIMIZU, with a speech by our Project Director, Ms Chia Lay Kuan.

August Celebrations 2016


Monday, August 1, 2016

Event NameAugust Celebrations 2016
Event Details

Celebrating Singapore’s 51st National Day and the team's August Birthdays!

Our new offices at Keppel Bay Tower


Friday, September 2, 2016

Event NameOur new offices at Keppel Bay Tower
Event Details

From 2nd Sep 2016, DCA will be located at 1 HarbourFront Avenue, #07-01, Keppel Bay Tower, Singapore 098632. Our telephone and email contacts remain unchanged.
 

National Parks LEAF Award 2016


Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Event NameNational Parks LEAF Award 2016
Event Details

DCA is pleased to announce that we’ve received the NParks Landscape Excellence Assessment Framework (LEAF) for Bedok Residences. The LEAF certification scheme recognises developments for greenery excellence in Singapore.

Land Transport Excellence Awards 2016


Friday, November 25, 2016

Event NameLand Transport Excellence Awards 2016
Event Details

Another big win for DCA as Bedok Mall and Bedok Residences clinched the Best Design Land Transport Integration at the Land Transport Excellence Awards 2016! The award recognises design excellence in land transport integration with adjacent developments.

BCA Productivity Leadership Summit 2016


Monday, November 28, 2016

Event NameBCA Productivity Leadership Summit 2016
Event Details

DCA’s Deputy Managing Director, Khoo Poh Bin, presented at the inaugural Building and Construction Authority (Singapore) Productivity Leadership Summit 2016.
Attended by over 150 participants, the summit aims to engage top industry leaders who have the influence and means to collectively drive and transform the built environment sector.
The topic of discussion - Integration of Building Information Modelling (BIM), Virtual Design and Construction (VDC) with Design for Manufacturing and Assembly (DfMA) technologies.

Partners in Workplace Safety and Health


Thursday, November 24, 2016

Event NamePartners in Workplace Safety and Health
Event Details

Together with City Developments Limited and key partners within the construction industry, DCA is proud to be part of ‘A Pledge Towards Vision Zero Through Safe Design – Safe Practices – Safe Culture’, an initiative under the Workplace Safety and Health 2018 Plus Plan. The pledge was signed on 24 Nov 2016. 

BCA Awards 2016


Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Event NameBCA Awards 2016
Event Details

We advocate enhancing productivity through Building Information Modelling (BIM). Our use of BIM in creating Corals at Keppel Bay was recognised with the Building and Construction Authority (Singapore) BIM GoldPLUS Award 2016!

 

Photo: DCA Director, Ms Ng Shuh Fang (center) together with Mr Lawrence Wong, Minister for National Development and Second Minister for Finance (third from left); and partners at the award ceremony on 18 Oct 2016.

Lunar New Year Celebrations 2017


Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Event NameLunar New Year Celebrations 2017
Event Details

Keeping up with the lunar new year’s 15 days of celebrations, we ‘lo hei-ed’ in our new Keppel Bay Tower office to usher in prosperity, abundance of wealth and long life for the coming year.

Groundbreaking - Redevelopment of 79 Robinson Road


Friday, March 3, 2017

Event NameGroundbreaking - Redevelopment of 79 Robinson Road
Event Details

DCA is part of the redevelopment of the former CPF building at 79 Robinson Road! The building will be developed into a 29-storey Grade-A office tower with F&B components. 

BCI Asia Awards 2017 – Top 10 Architect Awards


Friday, May 19, 2017

Event NameBCI Asia Awards 2017 – Top 10 Architect Awards
Event Details

DCA Architect was awarded at the prestigious BCI Asia Awards 2017 – Top 10 Architect Awards.

Photo credits: BCI Asia

 

 

BCA BIM Award Visit


Thursday, February 5, 2015

Event NameBCA BIM Award Visit
Event Details

DCA Annual Dinner 2015


Friday, January 30, 2015

Event NameDCA Annual Dinner 2015
Event Details

REDAS MOU Signing Ceremony 2014


Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Event NameREDAS MOU Signing Ceremony 2014
Event Details

BCA Productivity Race 2014


Thursday, October 16, 2014

Event NameBCA Productivity Race 2014
Event Details

BIM Award @ Singapore Construction and Productivity Week


Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Event NameBIM Award @ Singapore Construction and Productivity Week
Event Details

CCT ECORACE


Saturday, September 27, 2014

Event NameCCT ECORACE
Event Details

Blast from the Past 2014


Monday, March 17, 2014

Event NameBlast from the Past 2014
Event Details

Celebrating nostalgic games and snacks!

DCA Annual Dinner 2014


Friday, January 10, 2014

Event NameDCA Annual Dinner 2014
Event Details

awards

Awards

 

BCA BIM Platinum Award 2017 Nanyang Technological University –
Learning Hub North
BCA Construction Excellence Award 2017 Bedok Mall/Bedok Residences
BCA Construction Excellence Merit Award 2017 Sky Habitat
BCA Green Mark GoldPLUS Award 2017 IMM Building
BCA Green Mark Platinum Award 2017 Nanyang Technological University –
Learning Hub North
BCA Green Mark Platinum Award 2017 Marina Bay Financial Centre Phase I
BCA Green Mark Platinum Award 2017 Mapletree Anson
BCA Green Mark Platinum Award 2017 DNV GL Technology Centre
BCA Universal Design Mark GoldPLUS Award 2017 Jewel @ Buangkok
BCA Universal Design Mark GoldPLUS Award 2017 Sky Vue
EdgeProp Singapore Excellence Awards - Excellence in Value Creation Award 2017 Bedok Residences
EdgeProp Singapore Excellence Awards - People’s Choice Award 2017 Corals at Keppel Bay
EdgeProp Singapore Excellence Awards - Marketing Excellence Award 2017 Forest Woods
Fire Safety Design Excellence Awards (Project - Commercial) 2017 Marina Bay Financial Centre Phase I
IFLA Asia-Pac Landscape Architecture Awards - Award of Excellence (Parks and Open Space) 2017 Mapletree Business City II
NParks Landscape Excellence Assessment Framework Award 2017 Jewel @ Buangkok
NParks Landscape Excellence Assessment Framework Award 2017 Sky Vue
Singapore Institute of Landscape Architects
(SILA) Silver Award
2017 Corals at Keppel Bay
Singapore Institute of Landscape Architects
(SILA) Merit Award
2017 Sky Vue
SGBC-BCA Sustainability Leadership Awards - Green Architect of the Year 2017 Khoo Poh Bin
BCI Asia Top Ten Architects Award 2017  
BCA BIM GoldPLUS Award 2016 Corals at Keppel Bay
BCA Green Mark GoldPLUS Award 2016 Corals at Keppel Bay
BCA Design and Engineering Safety Excellence Award 2016 Sky Habitat
BCA Universal Design Mark Gold Award 2016 Sky Habitat
BCA Universal Design Mark GoldPLUS Award 2016 Bedok Mall/Bedok Residences
Land Transport Excellence Awards 2016 – Best Design Land Transport Integration 2016 Bedok Mall/Bedok Residences
NParks Landscape Excellence Assessment Framework Award 2016 Bedok Residences
PUB Active, Beautiful and Clean Waters Certification 2016 Sky Vue
Singapore Good Design Mark 2016 Jewel @ Buangkok
Singapore Business Review – Singapore’s Top 25 Architecture Firms  2016  
BCA BIM Platinum Award 2015 Mapletree Business City II
BCA BIM Platinum Award - Organisation Catergory 2015  
BCA Universal Design Mark Gold (Design) Award  2015 Mapletree Business City II
BCA Construction Excellence Award 2015 The Metropolis
BCA Construction Productivity Award - Project  2015 The Metropolis
BCA Green Mark Pearl Award 2015 DNV GL Technology Centre
BCA Green Mark GoldPLUS Award (Re-certification) 2015 One George Street
Singapore Good Design Mark 2015 The Metropolis
Singapore Good Design Mark 2015 Mapletree Business City II

International Property Awards - Asia Pacific 2015 (Best Architecture Multiple Residence)

2015 Corals at Keppel Bay
NParks Landscape Excellence Assessment Framework Award 2015 Mapletree Business City II
BCI Asia Top Ten Architects Award 2015  
Singapore Business Review – Singapore’s Top 25 Architecture Firms 2015  
BCA BIM GoldPLUS Award 2014 Bedok Mall/Bedok Residences
BCA BIM Gold Award 2014 Jewel @ Buangkok

BCA BIM Gold Award

2014 Sky Vue

BCA Universal Design Mark GoldPLUS
(Design) Award

2014 Corals at Keppel Bay

BCA Universal Design Mark GoldPLUS
(Design) Award

2014 Jewel @ Buangkok
BCA Universal Design Mark Gold (Design) Award 2014 Sky Vue
BCA Green Mark GoldPLUS Award 2014 Sky Vue
BCA Green Mark GoldPLUS Award 2014 DSO National Laboratories (Phase 2)
BCA Green Mark Platinum Award 2014 Mapletree Business City II
FIABCI Singapore Property Awards (Office) 2014 The Metropolis
NParks Landscape Excellence Assessment 2014 Sky Habitat
PUB Active, Beautiful and Clean Waters Certification 2014 Sky Habitat
MIPIM Awards – Best Chinese Futura Mega Project (Bronze)  2014 Minhang Business City
BCA Green Mark GoldPLUS Award 2013 Corals at Keppel Bay
BCA Green Mark GoldPLUS Award 2013 Jewel @ Buangkok
BCA Green Mark GoldPLUS Award 2013 DNV GL Technology Centre
BCA Universal Design Mark Platinum Award 2013 Reflections at Keppel Bay
BCA Universal Design Mark GoldPLUS
(Design) Award
2013 Bedok Residences
BCA Universal Design Mark GoldPLUS
(Design) Award
2013 Bedok Mall
BCA Universal Design Mark Gold (Design) Award 2013 Sky Habitat
BCA Construction Excellence Merit Award 2013 Reflections at Keppel Bay
NParks Landscape Excellence Assessment
Framework Award
2013 Corals at Keppel Bay
FIABCI Prix D'Excellence Awards
(Residential High-Rise)
2013 Reflections at Keppel Bay
Singapore Institute of Landscape Architects
(SILA) Award
2013 Labrador Nature
& Coastal Walk
BCI Asia Top Ten Architects Award 2013  
BCA Green Mark Platinum Award 2012 Bedok Residences
BCA Green Mark Platinum Award 2012 Bedok Mall
BCA Green Mark GoldPLUS Award 2012 Sky Habitat
BCA Green Mark Certified Award 2012 Maybank Kim Eng
BCA Universal Design Award (Silver) 2012 Reflections at Keppel Bay
BCA Construction Excellence Award 2012 Marina Bay Residences
BCA Design and Engineering Saety Excellence Award (Merit) 2012 Reflections at Keppel Bay
SEA Property Award,
Best Commercial Architectural Design (Highly Commended)
2012 Maybank Kim Eng
The Chicago Athenaeum International
Architecture Award
2012 Reflections at Keppel Bay
FIABCI Singapore Property Awards (Residential) 2012 Reflections at Keppel Bay
Emirates Glass LEAF Award
(Residential Building of the Year - Special Award)
2012 Reflections at Keppel Bay
Member, Council on Tall Buildings and
Urban Habitat
2012  
Singapore Green Building Services Certification 2012  
MIPIM Asia Gold Award (Mixed-Use Building) 2011 Marina Bay Financial Centre
MIPIM Asia Award (Participants’ Choice) 2011 Marina Bay Financial Centre
BCA Green Mark Platinum Award 2011 The Metropolis
FIABCI Singapore Property Awards (Office) 2011 Marina Bay Financial Centre
FIABCI Singapore Property Awards (Residential) 2011 Marina Bay Residences
BCI Asia Top Ten Architects Award 2011  
Asia Pacific Property Award (High-Rise) 2011 Beau Rivage, Vietnam
BCA Construction Productivity Awards 2011 Marina Bay Financial Centre
BCA Universal Design Award (Bronze) 2011 Marina Bay Financial Centre
SIA Architectural Design Award 2011 36 & 38 Armenian Street
Emporis Skyscraper Award (8th Place) 2011 Reflections at Keppel Bay
URA Architectural Heritage Award 2010 St James Power Station
URA Architectural Heritage Award 2010 36 & 38 Armenian Street
SIA-NParks Skyrise Greenery Award 2010 36 & 38 Armenian Street
BCA Green Mark Platinum Award 2009 Mapletree Anson
BCA Green Mark Gold Award 2009 Sembawang Shopping Centre
BCA Green Mark Certified Award 2009 36 & 38 Armenian Street
Singapore Green Building Council
Founding Member
2009  
ISO 14001:2004 Certification 2009  
SIA PUSH Award (Best Skyrise Greenery) 2009 One George Street
CNBC Asia Pacific Commercial Property Awards 2009 Merrill Lynch HarbourFront
BCA Green Mark Gold Award 2008 Marina Bay Financial Centre Phase I
BCA Green Mark Gold Award 2008 Reflections at Keppel Bay
BCA Green Mark Gold Award 2008 The Orange Grove
BCA Universal Design Award 2008 IMM, Jurong East
BCI Asia Top Ten Architects Award 2008  
SIA-NParks Skyrise Greenery Award 2008 One George Street
BCA Green Mark Gold Award 2007 Marina Bay Residences
Phase I
BCI Asia Top Ten Architects Award 2007  
Honourable Mention, President’s Design Award 2007 One George Street
SILA Professional Silver Award 2007 The Imperial
BCA Green Mark Award 2006 The Infiniti
BCI Asia Top Ten Architects Award 2006  
FIABCI Prix D’ Excellence Award, 3rd Winner (Office/Industry) 2006 HarbourFront Office Park
SIA Façade Design Award, Honourable Mention 2006 One George Street
ASEAN Energy Efficiency Building,
1st Runner Up
2006 One George Street
BCA Best Buildable Design Award 2006 One George Street
BCA Construction Excellence Award 2006 One George Street
SILA Professional Design Gold Award 2006 One George Street
International Illumination Design Merit Award 2006 One George Street
FIABCI Prix D’ Excellence Award,
1st Winner (Residential)
2006 Caribbean at Keppel Bay
BCA Construction Excellence Merit Award 2006 Caribbean at Keppel Bay
BCA Green Mark Gold Award 2005 One George Street
Ministry of Manpower Safety Award
Merit Certificate
2005 Caribbean at Keppel Bay
LIAS Awards of Excellence (Bronze) – Implementation Projects (Commercial) 2005 One George Street
LIAS Awards of Excellence (Merit for Technical Innovation) – Treatment of a Retaining Wall 2005 The Levelz
LIAS Awards of Excellence (Gold) – Implementation Projects (Residential) & Silver Award (Maintenance – Residential) 2005 Caribbean at Keppel Bay
BCA Construction Excellence Award 2003 Floravale Condominium

 

"In keeping with our tradition of excellence, we have garnered a list of awards over the years that serve as testimonies to our vision and strong commitment to quality. We continually strive to make a difference by inspiring lives through design, and making positive contributions to our environment."



"Teamwork is crucial to the development and successful completion of any project. Individual members of the team will harbour their own strong points and, by logical contrast, their weaknesses in other areas. It is a team that we are formidable. The combination of our various strengths produces wonderful results."


Koo Tin Chew, Vincent
Managing Director

DCA / iDCA Architects

50 Market Street #10-02/03
Singapore 048940
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传真 (+86) 21 6225 8058
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"Our commitment to servicing our clients and our adaptability and sensitivity to market changes and demands has undoubtedly underscored our success."

Koo Tin Chew, Vincent
Managing Director