DESIGN APPROACH FOR SENIOR HOUSING
Singapore’s population is rapidly ageing. As such, developing more elderly-friendly facilities and communities will serve as a boon for those who have no family support and require assistance with daily activities or nursing care. As a key player that contributes to effecting societal changes, the architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) industry has a crucial hand in creating a more elderly-friendly, inclusive society.
This nursing home located at Jurong West enables its residents to function as independently as possible in a safe environment. With services like round-the-clock medical assistance and technology-aided smart home design, the elderly can enjoy a secure life.
The eight-storey project, comprising a nursing home and a senior care centre, has been imagined as a home in a verdant garden—the greenery within its compound also provides positive environment stimuli for the elderly residents.
NTUC Health Nursing Home (Jurong Spring)
6B Jurong West Street 52, Singapore
22 May 2021
3,800 square metres
Gross Floor Area
10,660 square metres
Number of Beds
ONG&ONG Pte Ltd
Wendy Tan Kuan Kuan; Josephine Loo Kian Cheng; Joseph Mejia Fermanes
Project Management Consultant
Civil & Structural Engineer
Rankine & Hill (S) Pte Ltd
Mechanical & Electrical Engineer
Tan Peck Khoon, ONG&ONG Engineering
AECOM Cost Consulting and Project Management (Singapore)
Green Building Consultant
Green A Consultants
Zheng Keng Engineering & Construction Pte Ltd
ONG&ONG Pte Ltd
This is an excerpt. The original article is published in
Construction+ Q1 2023 Issue: Housing Construction: Demand & Supply.
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