Exhibition & Design Workshop: Re-Imagining the Rail Corridor

Do check out these upcoming events on the Rail Corridor. Information courtesy of The Green Corridor.

Re-imagining The Rail Corridor is envisioned as a series of events dedicated to enhancing the public awareness and understanding of the tract of KTM railway land recently returned to Singapore. The events comprise of an exhibition, a design workshop and a public forum, intended to explore, encourage and develop creative ideas for incorporation into the future of the Rail Corridor.

The events revolve around six key themes: Ecology, Heritage, Recreation, Transport, Education and Community Gardening. Through these themes, it hopes to shape our understanding of and give insight to a rare piece of our cultural and natural heritage amidst our urban landscape, and to spark interest in the protection and preservation of this heritage as an extension of our national identity.

Exhibition

Date: 3 – 28 Oct 2011

Venue: Atrium, URA Centre, 45 Maxwell Road, Singapore 069118

The exhibition will showcase some early ideas from students and design professionals for what the future of the Rail Corridor could become, in a bid to anchor Singaporeans with a stake in their surroundings and to build-up engagement with the public in jointly designing the spaces around us.

Design Workshop

Date: 8 Oct 2011, 9am – 6pm

Venue: 4th storey seminar room, URA Centre, 45 Maxwell Road, Singapore 069118

The 1-day design workshop seeks to foster the imagination of students, designers and interested members of the public of what the future of the Rail Corridor could become.

There will also be a public critique session at the end of the workshop for a larger public audience to actively engage the workshop participants in the ideas put forward.

Pls pre-register for this design workshop either as a Workshop Participant or as a Workshop Public Critique Participant here.

Workshop Participants (9am – 6pm)

Open for registration here. Limited seats.

*Participants should be preferably available for a site recce and briefing on Sat 1 Oct at 9am.

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