UIC Building

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UIC Building
UIC building from Shenton Way.jpg
Alternative names United Industrial Corporation Limited Building
General information
Status Demolished
Type Commercial offices
Architectural style Brutalist
Location 5 Shenton Way
Coordinates 1°16′40.51″N 103°50′58.49″E / 1.2779194°N 103.8495806°E / 1.2779194; 103.8495806Coordinates: 1°16′40.51″N 103°50′58.49″E / 1.2779194°N 103.8495806°E / 1.2779194; 103.8495806
Completed 1973
Roof 152 m (499 ft)
Technical details
Floor count 40
Design and construction
Architect Chan Kui Chuan
Singapore Associate Architects
Developer S L Properties Limited
Main contractor United Industrial Corporation Limited

The UIC Building (United Industrial Corporation Limited Building) was a 40-storey, 152 m (499 ft) skyscraper in the city-state of Singapore. The tower was completed in 1973, and it is the 39th-tallest building in Singapore, tied in rank with Chevron House, Meritus Mandarin Singapore Tower Two, and One Marina Boulevard. At the time of its 1973 completion, the UIC Building was the tallest structure in the city-state and one of the tallest buildings in Southeast Asia.[3] It retained the former title for only one year, as the 162 m (531 ft) United Overseas Bank Plaza Two was completed in 1974. The building was renovated in 1986 and was given a new concrete facade in the Brutalist style of architecture.[2]

The UIC Building is to become V on Shenton (Five on Shenton) development which will include mix of residential and commercial units. Demolition work has started in the beginning of 2012.[citation needed]

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