Mok Wei Wei: Works by W Architects
Mok Wei Wei
During a career spanning over three decades, award-winning architect Mok Wei Wei has designed numerous large- and small-scale projects in Singapore with his practice W Architects. From apartment complexes and museums to houses and community centres, each project reveals the architect’s key inspirations and ingenious solutions to the challenges of building in the tropical city-stage. The works are presented in three themed chapters – Refract, Respond, Reflect – and move through Mok Wei Wei’s career from the early 1980s to the present. In our increasingly urban world, W Architects illustrates a unique approach to designing buildings for a dense city environment, working in the context of a diverse multicultural society facing up to the challenges of climate, heritage preservation, globalism and national identity.
With 594 illustrations, 296 in colour
As managing director of W Architects Pte Ltd, Mok Wei Wei’s numerous architectural projects have receivedcritical acclaim around the world. In recognition of his contributions to Singapore’s architectural development,he received the 2007 President’s Design Award, the nation’s highest honour for design. In 2014, he wasawarded the Public Service Medal (PBM).