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Tanjong Pagar Centre—What it Takes to be Singapore’s Tallest Skyscraper

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Source: EdgeProp

...“The Tanjong Pagar district is historically and culturally rich, with a distinctive blend of modern skyscrapers and heritage conservation shophouses,” says Cheng Hsing Yao, group managing director of GuocoLand Singapore. “However, the area lacked a focal point.”

Tanjong Pagar Centre is the new focal point. At a height of 290m, it is Singapore’s tallest skyscraper. The development is designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, the architectural firm behind many of the world’s leading skyscrapers, including Burj Khalifa in Dubai...

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