Faithful+Gould has a long term partnership with Temasek Polytechnic. Since 2001, we have been providing cost management and contractual expertise on a series of construction and refurbishment projects at the polytechnic.
In 2009, the campus embarked on an overall expansion plan and we were brought on board to help transform the campus masterplan development into reality – shaping the way the polytechnic constructs its buildings, road layouts, landscaping and green spaces.
Faithful+Gould’s involvement has been steadfast from initial concept and master-planning, all the way through to construction.
Tan Sock Chin, Temasek Polytechnic Assistant Director/Estates & Facilities Management
Our services entailed preliminary estimates, tender documentation preparation, tender award/procurement, cost reporting and cash flow projection, post-contract administration and the settlement of final accounts on various works including:
Glocal Connect Village, which houses art studios, performance and exhibition spaces, a pottery studio, language labs, activity rooms, corporate training rooms as well as the Centre for TransCultural Studies.
South Wing Phase 1 and 2, a three-storey and seven-storey teaching facility that were completed in April 2012 and July 2014 respectively. Phase 1 at 18,000sqm accommodates classrooms, an auditorium and office spaces, and was awarded Green Mark Platinum for its green design including green roofs and living walls on the building’s façade. Phase 2 at 9,300sqm houses the Business and Hospitality academic facilities.
East Wing, an eight-storey building at 33,000sqm comprising of teaching facilities, academic offices, chemical laboratories, boardroom/senate room facilities and fully equipped culinary theatre with supporting kitchen facilities. It is also Green Mark Platinum accredited.
Sports & Arts Centre facilities, that include 12 badminton courts, three indoor netball courts, four roof-top tennis courts, a music and dance studio along with a 100-seater black box theatre.
West Wing Phases 1 and 2, comprising of two new five-storey blocks at a combined area of 18,000sqm – the Temasek Aviation and Aerospace Centre (TAAC) and the Design School extension. The TAAC accommodates an industry standard aircraft hangar, a private jet, two full-motion flight simulators and host of other high-tech equipment, workshops, computer labs, classrooms and offices. It also holds solar panels on its roof to facilitate further research on photovoltaic technology while supplementing the supply of electricity in the campus.
Tan Sock Chin, Assistant Director/Estates & Facilities Management, Temasek Polytechnic comments: "Faithful+Gould’s involvement has been steadfast from initial concept and master-planning, all the way through to construction. Their collaborative approach and appreciation for Temasek Polytechnic’s estates and facilities management procurement requirements have been the cornerstone of our partnership."