Your browser is no longer supported

For the best possible experience using our website we recommend you upgrade to a newer version or another browser.

Your browser appears to have cookies disabled. For the best experience of this website, please enable cookies in your browser

We'll assume we have your consent to use cookies, for example so you won't need to log in each time you visit our site.
Learn more


Workers shade themselves from the fierce equatorial sun as they carry out concrete finishing works for the swimming pool on the city's new Fullerton Hotel in Singapore. The 'five plus' star hotel is the latest incarnation for one of the city's most historic buildings, the Fullerton - originally home to the south east Asian regional main post office for the pre-war British colonial order in the now independent city state. The transformation has been one of the more sensitively handled restorations in the city with not just the facade but much of the interior structure preserved, despite substantial remodelling and an extension.

Have your say

You must sign in to make a comment

Please remember that the submission of any material is governed by our Terms and Conditions and by submitting material you confirm your agreement to these Terms and Conditions. Please note comments made online may also be published in the print edition of New Civil Engineer. Links may be included in your comments but HTML is not permitted.