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Fusionopolis (Chinese: 启汇城) is a research and development complex located at the One-North business park in Singapore. It houses various research organizations, high-tech companies, government agencies, retail outlets, and serviced apartments in one location.
Situated in Buona Vista, it is close to the INSEAD Asia Campus, the National University of Singapore, the Singapore Polytechnic, the Institute of Technical Education, the National University Hospital, the Singapore Science Park, the Biopolis, and the Ministry of Education. It is served by the One-north MRT Station connected to the basement of the building.
|Fusionopolis, Phase 1|
|Floor area||120,000 m²|
|Design and construction|
|Architect||Dr Kisho Kurokawa|
|Structural engineer||Ove Arup & Partners|
The Fusionopolis Phase 1 development consists of three towers (Connexis South, Connexis North and Symbiosis), with a gross floor area totalling 120,000 m². Fusionopolis Phase 1 was designed by the late renowned Japanese architect Dr Kisho Kurokawa.
The following are the tenants of Fusionopolis Phase 1.
- Edgilis , a technology and innovation consulting company
- Linden Research Singapore The Singapore office of Linden Lab, the makers of the 3D virtual online world called Second Life.
- Platform Computing Singapore Pte. Ltd. and its Open Source Grid Development Center, who moved in on 7 May 2008.
- Thales Technology Centre Singapore moved in on 20 May 2008.
- Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) and three of seven Science and Engineering Research Council (SERC) research institutes:
- Media Development Authority (MDA) of Singapore
- Asian Food Channel, a 24 hour regional pay TV channel broadcasting food and lifestyle content
Fusionopolis Phase 1 is the first integrated work-live-play-learn development in one-north. In addition to work spaces, JTC has incorporated serviced apartments, F&B retail outlets, a fitness club, a technology showcase, an experimental theatre called Genexis and media studios into the development.
Phase 2A and 2B
|Fusionopolis, Phase 2A and 2B|
|Design and construction|
|Architect||Dr Ken Yeang|
A massive test-bed for new technologies, Phase 2A is designed to house dry and wet laboratories, clean rooms and vibration sensitive test-bedding facilities. Phase 2A features Singapore's largest R&D clean room facility and provides 103,635 sqm of Business Park and R&D space when it is completed in 2014.
The Science and Engineering Research Council (SERC) of the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) will be the anchor tenant at Phase 2A. Four research institutes, namely the Institute of Microelectronics (IME), the Institute of Materials Research and Engineering (IMRE), the Data Storage Institute (DSI) and the Singapore Institute of Manufacturing Technology (SIMTech), will also co-locate at Phase 2A.
Phase 2B is designed by renowned ‘green’ architect, Dr Ken Yeang, as a sustainable, multi-tenanted development. It provides 50,000 sqm of business park and laboratory space to house both public agencies and private companies, to form synergistic collaborations with those from Phases 1 and 2A.
Amenities and facilities
For general public:
- Tech Mart
- Serviced apartments
- Meeting rooms
- 350-seater experimental theater
- Fitness club
- High-end visualisation
- Anechoic chamber
- Audio lab
- Communications/Network/Fiber optic test equipment
- High-performance computing
- Network storage