NAS Building

A safe haven for history

The Project

The National Archives of Singapore (NAS) at 1 Canning Rise will be revamped with a modern look and upgraded facilities, creating a welcoming and efficient space for the institution's core functions of collecting, preserving and providing access to millions of historical records.

At A Glance

Area: 8,214 m2

Location: 1 Canning Rise (near Fort Canning), Singapore

Completion: 2019

National Library Board

Scope of Work:
Architectural, CS Engineering, ME Engineering

Modern and enhanced facilities

The Challenge

One of the key ideas of the project is to propose a new theatre and boardroom within the hall (formerly the ACS school hall) to re-instate the double-volume space. The voluminous area will serve as a flexible pre-function space for events and exhibitions.

Sophisticated theatre