This is a two-stage international architectural design competition launched by the National Heritage Board, Singapore, to invite design proposals for the Founders’ Memorial.

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Purchase of the package is required for entry into the competition – one purchase per entry. The competition package will be available from 10 Jan 2019 11.00am (GMT +8).

The Founders’ Memorial will be an integrated gallery and garden
experience to honour the legacy of our founding generation of leaders, strengthen Singaporeans’ sense of solidarity, and inspire future generations to reflect on the ideals and values upon which our nation is built.

It will be sited at Bay East Garden,
and be a development with significant civic presence, integrating architectural and landscape design, and be accessible to all visitors.

The Singapore Institute of Architects has been appointed to organise this competition.

Competition Schedule

10 Jan 2019 ( Thu )

Announcement of Design Competition

Stage 1 Competition Period: 12 Weeks

28 Jan 2019 ( Mon )

Briefing and Site Visit

Briefing at 10am, Site Visit at 2pm

3 April 2019 ( Wed ), 12 noon (GMT +8)

Closing Date for Registration


The winning team will receive SGD 150,000 in prize money,
and be commissioned to develop the design for construction.

Founders’ Memorial

Most memorials are built by only a few, this one is built by an entire nation.
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If you require any clarification, do contact us to find out more about this competition.