D150. Jan 28. Surprising Marina Bay

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Marina Bay, South Singapore, was converted in the 1970′.

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Ever since, the waterfront has considerably changed, encapsulating some of the most challenging architectural designs of all times.

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On the left, classic skyscrapers. On the right, the Artscience Museum, an iconic presence along the Marina Bay waterfront.

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Designed by  architect Moshie Safdie, the lotus-inspired ArtScience Museum has been called “The Welcoming Hand of Singapore”.

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The building form is made up of 10 “fingers” anchored by a unique round base in the middle. The design of each finger reveals different gallery spaces featuring skylights at the “fingertips” that illuminate the dramatically curved interior walls.

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On the waterfront, you will also get to see this amazing Louis Vuitton flagship, a glass-and-steel Crystal Pavilion island, designed by Safdie Architects.

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The concept store was to act as a gallery for LV products and embody the feel of high fashion elegance and the nautical aesthetic for which LVMH has become known.

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The Bay is now getting ready for the Chinese New Year’s Eve.

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Thousands of people will come here to enjoy the Luna Park and see the fireworks.

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But, wait a minute, what the hell is hidden behind the plastic horses and temples ?!

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