The Marina South MRT Station commands a prominent waterfront location with the downtown Singapore skyline as its backdrop. With 2 out of its 3 proposed station entrances facing the Singapore Strait, commuters will be welcomed with a visual treat of a wide expense of seafront and its surrounding lush greenery. The site presents a rare opportunity to explore some unique design, combining nature, people and space, making it a delightful destination station.
An organic sculptural form inspired by a nautical theme, the entrance of the station is a flowing tapestry of interlocking curves that come rising over the commuters, in a series of dancing movements. The imagery of the roofscape is that of waves emerging and breaking onto the shores. The roof becomes the fifth and prime elevation by virtues of its expanse. Inspired by these undulating wave patterns, internal walls and floors, together with the external landscaping echoes the same language and enhances the marine theme.
To convey a sense of lightweight beauty, the roof is cladded in aluminum while glass offers visual continuity and transparency into the surrounding marine landscape, enabling unobstructed views towards the sea.