Mun Summ Wong

WOHA Architects Pte. Ltd., Founding Director | Singapore, Singapore

About

Mun Summ Wong is the co-Founding Director of WOHA, an internationally recognized architectural practice based in Singapore. Wong is a Professor in Practice at the National University of Singapore (Department of Architecture, School of Design & Environment). He also sits on the Nominating Committee of the Lee Kuan Yew World City Prize and other design advisory panels in Singapore. The practice has won a number of architectural awards, such as the 2019 CTBUH Urban Habitat and Best Mixed-Use Building awards for Kampung Admiralty and the 2018 Best Tall Building Worldwide award for the Oasia Hotel Downtown.

CTBUH Roles

Awards Jury (2010; Chair 2015)

Annual Conference, Keynote Speaker (Shanghai 2014; China 2016)

Annual Conference, Presenter (Chicago 2009)

Annual Conference, Session Chair (Shanghai 2014)

Videos

06 May 2020

Adapting Urban Density in the Age of Pandemics

As the world contends with the rippling effects of COVID-19, key questions have arisen around the responsiveness of dense cities with respect to the current...

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Research

28 July 2018

Oasia Hotel Downtown, Singapore: A Tall Prototype for the Tropics

Mun Summ Wong, Richard Hassell & Hong Wei Phua, WOHA Architects

Oasia Hotel Downtown is a prototype of land use intensification in the tropics. Unlike the sleek and sealed skyscrapers that evolved in the temperate West,...

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Research

17 October 2016

Garden City, Megacity: Rethinking Cities For the Age of Global Warming

Mun Summ Wong, Richard Hassell & Alina Yeo, WOHA Architects

The 20th-century city developed in response to industrialization and population growth, with a planning vision encoded in regulations that limited evolving with the times. The...

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