Dhoby Ghaut Green
Everything You Should Know About Dhoby Ghaut Green
Dhoby Ghaut Green was designed as a “City Room” for city-wide communal gatherings. The park’s sculptural open-air Amphi theatre serves as a showcase for the Architectural and Urban Design Excellence demonstration performance venue to stimulate public participation and enjoyment of the open area. The arts facility is between the Dhoby Ghaut Green MRT station’s two exits and provides exhibition space for local and foreign artists’ public arts leisure events.
On October 24, 2009, Dhoby Ghaut Green formally opened. URA’s Public Space and Urban Waterfront Master Plan 2003 designated as an interim park.
About Dhoby Ghaut Green
Dhoby Ghaut Green is a Singaporean urban park locates across from the Park Mall and near the Dhoby Ghaut MRT station. Today, the 1.1144-hectare park serves as a hub for arts and cultural events and community activities and for users to explore the surrounding urban park setting. The park’s main attraction is a sculptural open-air Amphi theatre in the centre. The Amphi theatre serves as a showcase for the Demonstration Project for Architectural and Urban Design Excellence. The Amphi theatre also acts as a gathering place for the general public to engage and enjoy the open environment. The performance stage locates in the lowest section of the Amphi theatre. A gravel area in the park’s west serves as a platform for street bazaars and markets.
In URA’s Public Space and Urban Waterfront Master Plan 2003, Dhoby Ghaut Green was chosen as a park and envisioned as a “City Room” for community interaction and involvement within the city. The park opened to the public on October 24, 2009. Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said on September 18, 2021, that a garden at Dhoby Ghaut Green might as a public place devoted to Singapore’s women as part of a proposal by the Singapore Council of Women’s Organizations accepted by the government.
Soo K. Chan of SCDA Architects designed the park. After winning the Designer of the Year title in Architecture and Urban Design at the inaugural President’s Build Award, the nation’s top prize for excellence in design, Chan was commissioned by the Urban Redevelopment Authority to envision and design the area. Web Structures was in charge of structural engineering.
Visit the Visual Arts Centre in the middle of the city in a verdant park. An art gallery and a 498-square-metre studio space located within the centre. Ongoing art exhibitions, professional art courses, and other art education programmes will entice young and old visitors.
Today’s Dhoby Ghaut Green
Many people are familiar with Dhoby Ghaut Green because of the beautiful Amphi theatre. The sculptural open-air amphitheatre is a park landmark and a showcase for the Demonstration Project for Architectural and Urban Design Excellence. It’s used as a performance area to stimulate public involvement and enjoyment of the open space. The arts facility is located between the Dhoby Ghaut MRT station’s two exits and provides exhibition space for local and foreign artists’ public arts leisure activities.
The stunning sceneries surrounding Dhoby Ghaut Park will enchant and absorb you. The urban park is currently large enough to accommodate thousands of people. Residents and visitors to the neighbourhood can participate in various cultural and recreational activities at the park.
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