List of Famous Singapore Buildings & Structures

List of the famous landmarks that make up the Singapore skyline, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Singapore architectural landmarks as well as other major buildings, dwellings, and other structures in Singapore are included on this list. Information about these Singapore buildings is included on this list, such as when the building first opened and what architectural style it falls under. List includes both new buildings in Singapore and older historic landmarks.

These buildings, like OUB Centre and Republic Plaza include images when available.

This list answers the question, "What are the most famous buildings in Singapore?"

This is a good reference for research into the historical architecture in Singapore. Famous architectural houses within the city of Singapore are included as well, sometimes by address, other times listed by the name of the original home owner.

  • 16 Collyer Quay

    16 Collyer Quay, formerly Hitachi Tower is a 37-storey, 166 m, skyscraper in the central business district of Singapore. It is located on 16 Collyer Quay, in the zone of Raffles Place, near Chevron House, Change Alley, Tung Centre, and The Arcade, all of which are roughly 100 metres away. Facing Clifford Pier, the building commands a panoramic view of Marina Bay. It has an underground linkage to Raffles Place MRT Station. The skyscraper has a spire that is 13 m, which increases the tower overall height from 166 to 179 m It is on a 999-year leasehold. 16 Collyer Quay has a net lettable area of approximately 25,980 m². The building had close to 100% occupancy as of December 31, 2007, and key tenants include Hitachi and American Express.
    • City/Town: Singapore
    • Structural Height (m): 179.0
    • Floors: 37
    • Style: Modern architecture
  • 6 Battery Road, formerly the Standard Chartered Bank Building, is a high-rise skyscraper located in the central business district of Singapore. It is located on 6 Battery Road, in Raffles Place. The tower is situated adjacent to the Bank of China Building and faces the Singapore River. It is a class-A office building, and houses offices of several multi-national companies. The development has a net floor area of 46,060 sqm as at 30 June 2007, and has direct access to Raffles Place MRT Station. At its completion, it was the largest building for the Standard Chartered Bank worldwide and also represented the largest single investment by a British company. The building is on a 999-year leasehold.
    • City/Town: Singapore
    • Opened: Jan 01 1984
    • Structural Height (m): 174.0
    • Style: Modern architecture
  • 8 Shenton Way

    8 Shenton Way, formerly The Treasury and Temasek Tower, is the sixth tallest skyscraper in the city of Singapore, with at 234.7 m. It is currently the tallest cylindrical building in the world. Built in 1986 as Treasury Building, it has 52 stories and is one of the prominent buildings in the business district. The tower houses 16 double deck elevators supplied by Otis. Singapore's present Prime Minister, Lee Hsien Loong, once had his office in the building. The building was renamed to Temasek Tower when the Ministry of Finance relocated to The Treasury on High Street. Advertising agency BBDO Worldwide hosts its Asia Pacific Headquarters in there. In April 2007, CapitaLand sold Temasek Tower to MGP Raffle Pte Ltd. Temasek Tower is now known as the AXA Tower.
    • City/Town: Singapore
    • Opened: Jan 01 1986
    • Structural Height (m): 235.0
    • Floors: 52
  • Asia Insurance Building

    The former Asia Insurance Building is a high-rise building formerly for commercial use, located on Finlayson Green near Raffles Place, in Singapore's Downtown Core. The Asia Insurance Building was also known as the A.I. Building, but was renamed to Ascott Raffles Place after the Ascott Group completed its redevelopment of the building into a serviced apartment residence in November 2008.
    • City/Town: Singapore
    • Floors: 20
  • Asia Square, located along Marina View at Marina Bay in Singapore. It is located in Marina Bay, Singapore’s new business and financial precinct. It comprises 2,000,000 sq ft of office space, over 30 entertainment and dining premises, as well as the Central Business District's largest gym. Asia Square is also Singapore’s first-ever commercial development integrated with a business hotel, The Westin Singapore, located at Tower 2. A 100,000 sq ft landscaped plaza, ‘The Cube’, links the two towers at Asia Square. Asia Square Tower 1, which consists of 43 floors, was officially opened on 8 November 2011 by Emeritus Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong. Asia Square Tower 2, which consists of 46 floors, was officially opened on 19 November 2013.
    • City/Town: Singapore, Southeast Asia, Asia, Earth
  • The Bank of China Building is a development consisting of two skyscrapers located in the central business district of Singapore. It is located on 4 Battery Road, adjacent to 6 Battery Road, Maybank Tower, and roughly 100 metres from the Fullerton Hotel. The Tower serves as the headquarters for the Bank of China.
    • City/Town: Singapore
    • Structural Height (m): 62.34
    • Floors: 36
    • Style: Modern architecture