Introduction: ‘Totally Contextual’: The Architecture of Mok Wei Wei by Jiat-Hwee Chang • 1. Refract: In Search of Fundamentals • 2. Respond: Contextualism in a Constricting Environment • 3. Reflect: Negotiating Spatial Cultures in a Global City State • ‘Architecture of the West and the East refracted through an Architect in Singapore’ by Leon van Schaik
About the Author
As managing director of W Architects Pte Ltd, Mok Wei Wei’s numerous architectural projects have received critical acclaim around the world. In recognition of his contributions to Singapore’s architectural development, he received the 2007 President’s Design Award, the nation’s highest honour for design. In 2014, he was awarded the Public Service Medal (PBM).
Justin Zhuang is a Singaporean writer and researcher with an interest in design, architecture, culture and history.