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

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

Annual Conference, Presenter (Chicago 2009)

Annual Conference, Session Chair (Shanghai 2014)

Videos

06 May 2020

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...

Research

28 July 2018

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,...

Research

17 October 2016

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...