About Us

New Space is a mid-sized architect firm that believes in breaking new design paradigms, being client-oriented and delivering value with quality. The practice offers personalized services and works closely with clients to understand their needs and achieve the desired results.

Comprising talents from a myriad of cultural and working backgrounds, the practice has a strong international team whose collective skills seek to achieve maximum functionality without compromising on aesthetics and design. New Space draws strength from this diversity, exploring new paradigms on every project undertaken.

The practice has built up a varied portfolio of mixed developments in Singapore, China and South East Asia. They include private housing, commercial buildings, hotels and resorts as well as urban design and masterplanning for townships.

Principal Architect

PRINCIPAL:
Kevin Kwang Yang, Sim
YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:
25
EDUCATION:
Harvard University, M.Arch., 1988; Sheffield University, B. Arch., 1985, Dip. Real Estate Finance, 1991
PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:
MSIA, RIBA Chartered Architect, ARCUK, RAIA
Key projects: 
New Space Architects Pte Ltd
Ronggui East Coast Masterplan, Jiangyin Garden City Masterplan, Shelford Suites Condominium, Sentosa Cove Bungalow, Eurochem Headquarters, Sanya Pullman Resort Hotel & Villas
Nikken Sekkei International
Xin Tiandi Entertainment District, Board of Commissioners of Currency Headquarters, Platinum Office Building, Central Catchment Natural Reserve – Mac Ritchie Tree-top Walk, Somerset Service Apartments, CP IV Shopping Centre, Waterina Condominium, Kunming Greenlake Hotel, Five Continents Hotel
Urban Redevelopment Authority
Urban Design guidelines (various divisions), URA Headquarters building, 15 substations in Singapore
I.M. Pei & Partners
Dallas Concert Hall, UCLA Business School, Four Seasons Hotel (USA)
Tao Ho Design Associate
Hangzhou Westlake Urban Design, Qingdao Urban Design, Baptist College
British Railways
St. Pancras Substation Retail, A&A for various substations in U.K.

Project Directors

Technical Director
Leong Toh Yin
YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:
38
EDUCATION:
Singapore Polytechnic, Singapore Diploma in Architecture Draftsmanship, 1978
Key projects: 
New Space Architects Pte Ltd
Alam Sutera Apartments & SOHO, Shunde Mixed-use Development, Shunde Plot 10-12, Shunde Roggui 3rd Phase Townhouse, Shunde Plot 14-17
Design Director
David Ting Chee Kiong
YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:
26
EDUCATION:
Kansas State University, Bachelor of Architecture, 1991
Key projects: 
New Space Architects Pte Ltd
A&A at Marina Bay Sands Restaurant, Alam Sutera Mixed Development, Keppelland Jiangyin Mixed-use Development, Beijing Li Lai Residential Development, Yingde Singwood Resort, Intercontinental Hotel Phuket
Nikken Sekkei International
Royal Orchid International Golf Club, Yong An Park Upgrading, Balmoral Cresent Condominium, Beijing Continental Grand Hotel, Kunming Green Lake Hotel, Qingdao Masterplan
PROJECT DIRECTOR:
Dora Dongzhou, Shen
YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:
18
EDUCATION:
National University of Singapore, M.Arch, 1999; Zhejiang University, B.Arch, 1989
Key projects: 
New Space Architects Pte Ltd
Jiangyin Mixed-use Development (Residential & Commercial), Shunde Mixed-use Development (Residential & Hospitality)
SD Architects LLP
Design & Build of New Military Camp & Army Meseum, Repair & Renovation of Singapore Discovery Centre, Single-User Factory at Tuas, various Lift Upgrading Programmes, A&A for various bungalow projects in Singapore
Tang & Teo Architects Pte Ltd
“Ze Feng Yuan” Mixed Development (Residential & Commercial), Upgrading of Shuqun Primary School, A&A for various bungalow and semi-detached housing projects in Singapore, various Lift Upgrading Programmes