Fusionopolis

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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.

Development[edit]

Phase 1[edit]

Fusionopolis, Phase 1
General information
Type Research complex
Country Singapore
Technical details
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.

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.

The official opening of Fusionopolis Phase I took place on 17 October 2008, with the prime minister of Singapore, Lee Hsien Loong as guest of honor, under tight security measures.

Phase 2A and 2B[edit]

Fusionopolis, Phase 2A and 2B
General information
Type Research complex
Country Singapore
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.

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