Sime Darby Performance Centre



BMW's showpiece for the region

The Project


Departing from the traditional car show facility, the design of this centre reflects BMW’s brand and drive for cutting edge technology, providing a total experience for customers, owners and visitors. The building incorporates material technology from both architectural and automotive design.

The dynamic lighting is inspired by the imagery of speed

At A Glance


Area: 19,402 m2

Location: 303 Alexandra Road, Singapore

Completion: 2008

Clients:
Performance Motors Ltd

Scope of Work:
Architectural, CS Engineering, ME Engineering

The Challenge


While there were tight site constraints, the design optimised the limitation with a striking transparent façade that reveals the interiors, offering permeability and an extension of experience. The façade’s double skin glazing system also serves as an environmental filter against the harsh afternoon sun.