Architecture of NUS

Twin Towers

#1 Twin Towers

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The Twin Towers welcome visitors into Kent Ridge Campus. Most of NUS’ academic, research and administrative facilities are located at this sprawling 150-hectare site.

University Town

#2 University Town

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An educational hub complete with residential spaces, teaching facilities and study clusters, University Town (UTown) is also one of the latest green building projects undertaken by NUS. Photo Credit: Mr Leong Mun Wai

Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music

#3 Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music

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The state-of-the-art facilities include a 600-seat concert hall, around 80 soundproof and temperature-controlled studios and practice spaces, a music library, smart classrooms, and one of the largest recording studios in Asia.

University Hall

#4 University Hall

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University Hall houses the key administrative units of NUS. The Lee Kong Chian Wing and the Tan Chin Tuan Wing are connected by a linear bridge, which also serves as an interaction space. Special facilities, such as the Vista, are used for hosting important visitors and University functions.

Mochtar Riady Building

#5 Mochtar Riady Building

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The flagship building of the NUS Business School has a reed-like design inspired by the ancient Aesop fable in which reeds survive storm winds. The nine-storey building includes a soaring five-storey atrium and integrates informal interaction spaces.

Centre for Translational Medicine

#6 Centre for Translational Medicine

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The Centre for Translational Medicine was recently opened by the NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine. It is a premier national resource for health professions education, as well as for bio-medical and translational medical research.

Bukit Timah Campus

#7 Bukit Timah Campus

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Once home to Raffles College, the renovated Bukit Timah Campus of NUS still retains its historical character. Situated next to the Singapore Botanic Gardens, it now houses the Faculty of Law and Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy.

Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School

#8 Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School

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Marking the entrance to the Duke-NUS campus is a distinctive wall of stone. The “bluestone” was brought to Singapore from North Carolina, where it has been part of Duke’s architectural history for seven decades.

Yale-NUS College

#9 Yale-NUS College

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The campus of Yale-NUS will be built adjacent to NUS’ University Town. It will host three Residential Colleges, each with its own character, dining hall, common room, student café, classrooms and student activity spaces.