The Interlace


Developer  : Ankerite Pte Ltd ( Joint development between Capitaland Residential & HPL)
The Location : Alexandra Road /Depot Road
Tenure     : 99 years wef 11 February 2009 / (Foreigners Eligible)
Site Area    : Approx 80,761.8 sqm (Approx 869,320 sq ft)
Type of Development : Proposed Residential Development comprising 23 blocks (1,040 units) of 6/ 12/ 18/ 24 storey apartment with commercial use at 1st storey and communal ,facilities, courtyards and basement car park.
Total Units / Types  : 1,040 units + 8 retail shop
Estimated T.O.P.  : 31st Mar 2015 / 31st Mar 2018
Facilities  : 50 metre Lap Pool, Fun Pool, Jacuzzi, Landscape courtyard, Fitness Station, Clubhouse with function room, Gymnasium, Fitness station, Children play area, Gardening zone, Lotus pond, Tennis court, Party Pavillions
Car Park Lots    : 1,132 parking lots ( inclusive of 10 Handicapped lots) and 76 strata lots
Concept Architect : Office for Metropolitan Architects (OMA)
Local Architect    : RSP Architect, Planners & Engineers Pte Ltd
Landscape Architect  : ICN Design
Quantity Surveyor  : Davis Langdon & Seah Singapore Pte Ltd

The Interlace is a uniquely designed artwork by Ole Scheeren from OMA ( Office for Metropolitan Architecture ) consisting of 31 interconnected six-storey blocks stacked around communal gardens, containing 1,040 apartments.

Ole Scheeren introduces a new residential typology to Singapore named The Interlace, a large-scale complex of interconnected apartment buildings stacked in an innovative hexagonal arrangement, developed by CapitaLand and Hotel Properties Limited.

The Interlace is located on an elevated eight-hectare site, bounded by Alexandra Road and the Ayer Rajah Expressway, amidst the verdant Southern Ridges of Singapore. With about 170,000m2 of gross floor area, the development will provide 1,040 apartment units of varying sizes with extensive outdoor spaces and landscaping. The site completes a green belt that stretches between Kent Ridge, Telok Blangah Hill and Mount Faber Parks.

Designed by Ole Scheeren, partner of the Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA), The Interlace breaks away from Singapore’s standard typology of isolated, vertical apartment towers and instead explores a dramatically different approach to tropical living: an expansive interconnected network of living and communal spaces integrated with the natural environment. Thirty-one apartment blocks, each six-stories tall and identical in length, are stacked in a hexagonal arrangement to form eight large-scale open and permeable courtyards. The interlocking blocks form a vertical village with cascading sky gardens and both private and public roof terraces.

The design capitalizes on the generous size of the site and further maximizes the presence of nature by introducing extensive roof gardens, landscaped sky terraces and cascading balconies. Above-ground vehicular circulation is minimized, liberating large green areas within the development. The Interlace incorporates sustainability features through careful environmental analysis of sun, wind, and micro-climate conditions on site and the integration of low-impact passive energy strategies.

While maintaining the privacy of individual apartment units through the generous spacing of the building blocks and far-ranging views, the design also features communal spaces for shared activity. Extensive residential amenities and facilities are interwoven into the lush vegetation and offer opportunities for social interaction, leisure, and recreation.

Ole Scheeren said: “The design addresses concerns of shared space and social needs in a contemporary society and simultaneously responds to issues of shared living and individuality by offering a multiplicity of indoor/outdoor spaces specific to the tropical context.”

Patricia Chia, CEO of CapitaLand Residential Singapore, said: “This is a great opportunity to create and build a residential destination at the Gillman Heights site that will challenge the present architectural definition of living spaces. While developing the dramatic external form, we have also given much attention to creating comfortable internal spaces. The name, The Interlace, reinforces the interconnectivity of the community with the surrounding natural environment. Ole Scheeren has created a new landmark for Singapore.”

The design is led by Ole Scheeren together with Eric Chang, Associate of OMA. Scheeren is responsible for the office’s work across Asia, including the China Central Television Station (CCTV) headquarters and the Television Cultural Center (TVCC) in Beijing, and the MahaNakhon Tower in Bangkok. His previous work includes the Prada Epicenters in New York City and Los Angeles.

Here are some samples of typical floor plans on 3 bedroom units to 4 bedrooms and Garden Houses and Penthouses.

The layouts may vary with each super level as they are stacked atop each other.

There are 4 Bedroom units and Multi-generational units as well.

Some interiors of Garden Houses at the showflat. This development is going to TOP soon so payment is about 55% payable.

Enjoy the visuals of a stunning garden house – Master Bedroom


Stairs to second level family room and all other bedrooms

Spacious and bright Living room to patios

There’s more to see at site and at the showflat. Please call for an appointment soonest possible as units are being bought as you view these pictures here…

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