In the second of two parts, we feature the remaining five of 10 Design of the Year recipients. Watch the video clips:
#1 Samsung AddWash
Samsung AddWash features the world’s first access door on front-load washing machines which lets users add items during a wash cycle without opening the main door.
#2 SkyTerrace @ Dawson
SkyTerrace @ Dawson, designed by SCDA Architects, is a prototype for a new generation of public housing. The development comprises five residential towers of 40–43 storeys and a four-storey car park podium. Sky bridges at every level enable residents to get direct from car park to lift lobbies to apartments.
SkyVille @ Dawson, designed by WOHA Architects, is a public housing project commissioned by the Housing & Development Board of Singapore. Three themes form the basis of the design: community, variety and sustainability.
#4 Vscan Access
Vscan Access™ is an innovative ultrasound device designed to help healthcare workers assess pregnancy risks early and expand quality care to mothers. This device is a boon to midwives, paramedics, clinical officers and general practitioners.
#5 Wah Son @ Seletar Aerospace Park
Wah Son @ Seletar Aerospace Park is designed to make a production and machinery space conducive to people for work and leisure. The design concept divides the space into smaller forms, creating an environment with greater intimacy.
View the works of all the recipients in an exhibition, now on at National Design Centre, till 6 Jan 2017.