Friday, May 22, 2015

DP Consultants: Design - Our Services

Led by industry leading qualified architects, DP Design (DPD) has been commissioned for many iconic projects including The Esplanade, Theatres on the Bay, Paragon Shopping Centre, Singapore Stock Exchange and the award winning The Dubai Mall.

Working with developers, government agencies as well as private and public companies, DPD provides a full professional service at all stages of the project from design to completion. DPD has a broad range of experience both domestically and abroad.

DPD’s services include interior design, interior master-planning and project management services for a range of typologies including Retail, Commercial, Institutional, Hospitality, Healthcare, Residential, and Resorts & Spas.


Wednesday, May 20, 2015

DP Consulting Group Singapore PTE LTD: People - Design

Led by a highly dedicated team of experienced designers, DP Design has proven that its expertise stretches beyond the traditional realms of interior design to include space planning, corporate branding strategies, signage and wayfinding – elements of interior architecture that, when articulated successfully, further define the character of the spaces.

MIKE LIM (Director)

Mike Lim is responsible for the concept design and design development of a wide range of projects including commercial complexes, large condominiums, shops, restaurants and offices. He was the interior designer of The Dubai Mall, the largest mall in the world. Besides prominent local projects like Resorts World Sentosa, Changi Airport Terminal 1 and 2, and Paragon Shopping Centre; Mike has undertaken numerous overseas projects including Noon Square in South Korea and Abu Dhabi Tower in the United Arab Emirates. He is currently working on the renewal of Wisma Atria, Rift Bay in Jordan and Doha Festival City in Qatar.

JOHN TAN (Associate Director)

Before joining DP Architects in 2008, John Tan worked in two established interior design firms. His previous experience includes the retrofitting of guest floor corridors in Orchard Hotel and the suite corridors in Hilton Hotel in Seoul, Korea. John has managed both local and overseas projects, including residential developments, hotel retrofitting, F&B outlets and offices from tender to construction stage. John was the team leader for all interior design fitting-out works for the Central Zone and casino at Resorts World Sentosa. He is currently working on the West Zone of the same development.

ADA SIM (Senior Associate)

Since joining DP, Ms Ada Sim has attained comprehensive design experience concentrated in the Asian region.

Ada’s portfolio of work includes major hospitality and residential projects in Singapore, Malaysia, China and Indonesia, such as Singapore’s integrated resort Resorts World Sentosa and Zhongshan Park Integrated Development. The breadth of her experiences has allowed her to dream up design approaches ranging from contemporary to understated luxury. Ada has expertise in generating designs that focus on functional details, which shape the overall aesthetics of the built establishment that is conceived.

Aside from an assurance of quality, Ada’s designs often respond to sustainability concerns and are sympathetic to the different cultural contexts found in each region. Passionate about design, Ada’s work encompasses conceptualisation, design development and coordination throughout the tenure of a project.

Ms Ada Sim obtained her Bachelor of Built Environment (Interior Design) degree at Australia Queensland University of Technology in 2002.

CHRISTINE PASCUAL (Senior Associate)

Christine Pascual has over 14 years of diverse experience in both architectural and interior design and has contributed to several large-scale commercial, hospitality and institutional projects in Singapore, Middle East and South-east Asia.

She was the interior design team leader on notable projects such as the Pantages Hollywood TheaterTM at Universal Studios Singapore®, Retail 112-117 in Dubai, Blocks 51 and 58 at one of Singapore’s oldest polytechnics, Ngee Ann Polytechnic, as well as Clementi Mall in Singapore. She was also actively involved in projects such as the Burj Dubai Boutique Hotel, the upmarket shopping centre Paragon on Orchard Road and The State House Hotel in Yangon, Myanmar.

Christine is currently the interior design team leader for significant projects such as Sengkang General and Community Hospitals, one of the largest hospitals being built in Singapore.


Mr Peeradet Kangsadalkun hails from Bangkok, Thailand and joined DP Design in 2006. Since then, he has helped design a diverse range of commercial, institutional and hospitality projects.

His expertise spans conceptualisation, design development and coordination. His key strengths are in decision-making, displaying initiative and a capacity for problem solving. His experience at DP has pushed him to conceive designs that are contemporary, avant garde or elegantly understated. Peeradet is also skilled at creating designs that consider the functional details, adding to the overall aesthetics of the project.

Peeradet has helmed the interior design for various projects in Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia and China. These include the Hard Rock Hotel Singapore at Resorts World Sentosa, premier private education provider Raffles Education Corporation and the Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, among others. He has a deep passion for design, is proficient at leading projects and is a strategic thinker, backed by years of experience and technical knowledge. Goal-oriented and adept at handling multiple tasks within a team, Peeradet’s level of service and dedication have also earned him positive endorsements from clients.

Peeradet obtained his Bachelor of Architecture (Interior Architecture) degree at the Assumption University in Thailand in 2005.

Thursday, May 14, 2015

DP Consulting Group Singapore PTE LTD: Profile - DP Design

DP Design (DPD), incorporated in 1982, offers interior design, space planning and project management services for large scale mega-projects both domestically and abroad.

DPD creates interior spaces in direct response to a building’s intrinsic architectural and formal relationships. Rather than treating interiors as isolated design project, it is seen as an extension of the architecture. DPD seeks to preserve and underline the natural behaviour of a building, as interior architects working with project-specific materials, lighting conditions and planning techniques.

DPD serves this role in two ways, depending on its engagement in a building’s design process.

* At conception stage, DPD will help to mould the overall building in a holistic manner to achieve particular internal conditions, more suitable for better user experiences.
* For completed buildings, DPD will re-work internal spaces in an innovative manner to achieve functionality and personality of the spaces in line with the existing architecture.

The intimate participation of architects in the formation of a building’s interior design strengthens a visitor’s sense of identification with it. DPD works to support DP Architects in achieving holistic design practices. When interior designers have the opportunity to work hand-in-hand with building architects from conception to completion of a project, a building’s character and functionality can be realised to its full potential.

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

DP Group of Companies: Roles - DP Green



Yeong Weng Fai joined DP Architects in 1989 and has been involved in a wide spectrum of projects from landed to high-rise residential developments, institutional buildings, interior architectural design and landscape design in Singapore and overseas. A keen horticulturalist, he has played an integral role in numerous landscape design projects in Singapore including Civil Service Club at Changi, Four Acres Singapore and River Safari. Weng Fai is currently focusing on Tampines Town Hub; Sengkang General and Community Hospitals; Connexion at Farrer Park, a hospital and hotel complex; Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine and several landscape projects in India, China, Indonesia and Myanmar.

YVONNE TAN (Director)

Yvonne graduated with first-class honours in Landscape Architecture from Lincoln University, New Zealand. She brings to the team 20 years of local and international experience in landscape planning, landscape architecture and urban design. More than 9 years of her work experience were dedicated to China and India. Yvonne has delivered a diverse range of projects – including mixed-use, residential, commercial, civic spaces, institutions, hospitality, recreational and park infrastructure as well as waterfront projects. She has expertise in operating as a liaison for clients, hardscape and softscape design, project management and administration as well as detailing and production. Her current projects include Tampines Town Hub in Singapore and several mega mixed-use developments in China, India and Indonesia.


Varit Charoenveingvechkit joined DP Architects upon his graduation from Chulalongkorn University in 2004 with a degree in Landscape Architecture. The winner of the design competition for ‘Chatuchak Metropolitan Park’ held during his undergraduate days, he has since gained more than ten years of experience working on healthcare, religious and residential developments as well as commercial and residential entry plazas and roof gardens. Prominent projects in his portfolio include Sengkang General and Community Hospitals and Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, Fulong Century Centre in Xiamen and The Esplanade in Tianjin, China. His current project of focus is Orchard Hotel.

TAN SZE WEI (Arborist)

Tan Sze Wei graduated from the National University of Singapore with a degree in Botany and is a Certified Arborist with the International Society of Arboriculture (USA). Her professional experience includes arborist consultation, landscape and planting design and project management of various landscape upgrading schemes for Sentosa Island and Sentosa Cove. Working alongside international specialists, including Australian landscape designer Jamie Durie and German horticultural consultant Norbert Nuhues, has also broadened her knowledge and provided her with valuable exposure in arboriculture and landscape consultation. Prominent projects in her arboriculture consultation portfolio include Singapore Sports Hub and Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine. Her current projects include The Pines, Oxley Projects and the new Downtown East in Singapore.

Sunday, May 10, 2015

DP Consultants: Our Services - DP Green


Green spaces are invaluable to the liveability and long-term sustainability of cities, often providing linkages and social collection points that strengthen urban fabrics. DPG’s landscape designs work towards producing a deep-seated sense of place by responding to a site’s natural genius loci.

Success is achieved via the collaboration of multiple disciplines with artisanal sensibilities for crafting landscapes fully integrated with buildings and infrastructure, particularly in the formation of hardscapes, softscapes and green roofs.


DPG’s arboriculture team is informed of the latest arboreal technologies, knowledge and practices developed worldwide to provide professional tree-care consultation services to clients.

The services include, but are not limited to:


Thursday, May 7, 2015

DP Group of Companies: DP Green Profile

Creative and dynamic, DPG is a multi-disciplinary practice comprised of architects, landscape architects, horticulturists and arborists. Like skilled craftsmen, they take a process-driven approach to design in the built and natural environment, ensuring that the landscape is in harmonious balance. A firm belief that architecture and landscape are inextricably linked, DPG have a keen fondness on public spaces. From parks to music stages, encouraging personal interaction with that space while pushing design boundaries is core to DPG’s ethos.

Completed projects in Singapore include: myVillage at Serangoon Garden, awarded a Skyrise Greenery Award in 2011 for its successful integration of greenery into an urbanscape; Grand Park Orchard, a hotel at the heart of the Orchard Road shopping belt; Jardin, a residential development that fully explores the concept of high-rise garden living; Hotel Fort Canning, where plantings from Fort Canning Park were implemented to celebrate site history; the Trinity Christian Centre at Paya Lebar; and the School of Science and Technology (SST).

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

DP Consulting Group Singapore PTE LTD: Services of DP Infrastructure

DPI’s experience includes major metro rail projects with elevated and underground stations, interchange stations and specialised stations with particular civil defence requirements. DP Architects has executed work in Singapore and overseas on projects ranging from entire metro lines to complex city-centre stations that integrate interchanges, civil defence shelter requirements and integration with civic or commercial structures.

In addition, DPI staff members have been involved in the design of four major transit depots in Singapore and India including an underground depot and one designed for additional overhead commercial development. A DPI team has also executed a major feasibility study commissioned by the Jurong Town Corporation for the Urban Redevelopment Authority concerning the intensification of land use by adding commercial development over existing train depots.

DPI personnel were also responsible for developing the winning design bid submitted by the GVK Group for the new Mumbai International Airport.

DPI personnel are drawn from people with decades of international experience in infrastructure projects such as:

* Urban planning and development
* MRT rail, rolling stock and equipment maintenance facilities
* MRT railway stations
* Close integration of commercial projects with rail and road systems
* Telecommunications – infrastructure projects
* Airports
* Aircraft maintenance building facilities

Over the years we have worked with a wide range of consultancy procurement methods for clients, including:

* Conventional consultancy
* Integrated-teams with engineering and other disciplines
* Design-and-build contract teams
* Guaranteed-price contract teams
* Build-Operate-and-Transfer teams

Sunday, May 3, 2015

Projects of DP Infrastructure

Beijing Guoson Centre

Category: Transit Orientated Development
Country: China
Year of Completion: 2008
Client: Guocoland (China) Limited
Size: 538,330sqm
Work Scope: Partial Architectural Services

Beijing Guoson Centre is conceptualised as a ‘collection of treasures’, or precious gems strung together due to its range of functional programs – a transport interchange, retail mall, five-star luxury hotel, two office towers and residential apartments. The retail podium unifies the development, comprising the South and North retail complexes. These envelop a well-landscaped central court on the podium roof deck level. Thematically, the facades of the South Retail complex and the twin towers are designed to emulate jewels through glazed onyx panels and windows tilted at various angles respectively.

The development’s focus is the luxury hotel – the ‘Crown Jewel’. A well-proportioned façade recalls the intricacies of traditional Chinese craftsmanship, expressed with present day architectural elements resulting in an elegant and timeless expression. High quality finishes on the exteriors and interiors reflect its refined nature.

The residential apartment block lies adjacent to the luxury hotel. One side faces an urban edge, the other an internal landscape court. The urban ‘front’ is modern and sleek responding to its urban condition; the internal façade seeks tranquillity. This is achieved by the central contemporary landscaped court on the podium deck. The architecture of these apartments in nature-inspiring to bring warmth into the urban centre, the highlight being the rooftop all-season conservatory gardens.

Bishan Depot

Category: Rail and Metro
Country: Singapore
Year of Completion: 1988
Client: Mass Rapid Transit Corporation
Work Scope: Full Architectural Services

Bishan Depot provides maintenance facilities for rolling stock and fixed installations in Singapore’s Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) system. The 2km-long site is located some distance north of downtown Singapore on what was primarily marshland.

The buildings on the site include a main depot, an administration building that houses a training school, a fixed installations workshop (with full overhaul facilities), train wash buildings, a control tower and numerous utility structures.

The design of the buildings attempts to strike a balance with the aesthetics of the trains they serve. An insulated metal sandwich panel is used throughout as a cladding material, thereby affording a clean, uncluttered and low maintenance finish. The 10m-long panels are large but lightweight, and are mounted on steel supports.

Built at the start of construction of the Singapore MRT system, DP Architects pioneered this facility in collaboration with engineering consultants Electrowatt and rail consultants DE-Consult (now DB International). It was the first such facility in the Singapore metro network.

Changi Exhibition Centre

Category: Air Terminals and Utility Buildings
Country: Singapore
Year of Completion: 2001 (Design)
Client: Asian Aerospace Pte Ltd
Size: 59,000sqm

Designed as the dedicated home of the bi-annual Asian Aerospace exhibition and air show. The Changi Exhibition Centre comprises permanent buildings and temporary structures. The main exhibition hall is the most dominant of the permanent structures and also the nucleus of the development. The temporary elements consist of the exhibitors’ chalets, entrance canopy and tents provided for use by organisers and sponsors, as well as concession stands.

The planning of these elements is driven by the need to achieve efficiency of workflow, clarity in layout of functional components, good segregation of traffic circulation routes, good security control and flexibility of the grounds for public use during non-exhibition periods. The landscape design gives the exhibition grounds a park-like environment integrated with the adjacent coastal park. The unique structural system is designed for efficiency and services are zoned to optimise distribution.

For More Info Visit: DP Infrastructure - Projects

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

People at DP Group of Companies


Francis Lee is experienced in the design development and management of mega-projects, having led the design for Suntec Singapore International Convention and Exhibition Centre and serving as Project Director for The Dubai Mall. Under his charge, the SGD1.5 billion Central Zone development at Resorts World Sentosa (RWS) was successfully completed ahead of schedule. Francis is currently overseeing the project management of RWS West Zone, a development with an estimated construction cost of SGD515 million. He is also the Chief Executive Officer of DP Architects since 2004, overseeing the company’s strategic direction and growth.

CHAN SHELT TSONG (Contracts Director)

Chan Shelt Tsong joined DP Architects in 2008 as Contracts Director for Resorts World Sentosa (Central Zone), handling the construction of four hotels and a casino. After its successful completion, he was reassigned to continue in the same position for the next phase, West Zone, while overseeing the resolution of all Central Zone claims and disputes. During his time at Obayashi Corporation as the Deputy General Manager (Contracts), he facilitated the successful outcome of various complex contractual situations in the Singapore Management University and One Raffles Quay projects. Shelt Tsong’s portfolio also includes Changi Airport Terminal 1, Marina Centre and Universal Studios Singapore.

LISA HUI (CONTRACTS - Associate Director)

Lisa Hui’s experience working on The Dubai Mall and collaborating with reputable overseas consultants on mega United Arab Emirates projects has provided her with a good understanding of international standard project management services. Other key completed projects include Universal Studios Singapore and Republic Polytechnic. Lisa currently manages the progress of the Marine Life Park at Resorts World Sentosa, which sees her working closely with client representatives, government bodies and statutory boards while overseeing the construction process. With a background in quantity survey, she supervises contractual resolution and commercial negotiations, allowing her an overview of every aspect of the project.


Leonard Cheok was involved in the construction, coordination and contract administration of Republic Polytechnic. He also played a key role in Resorts World Sentosa (Central Zone) where he worked closely with the planners, contract administrator and QS consultant in the review and assessment of delays, cost control management, procurement and scheduling, and packaging of works. Leonard’s portfolio spans various building types and includes MINDS school and Bukit Gombak Indoor Stadium. His current responsibilities include the review of consultancy services agreements and contractor appointment letters, and overseeing the project coordination and contract administration of Resorts World Sentosa (West Zone). Other ongoing projects include mixed-use medical facility Connexion and the new MediaCorp complex at Mediapolis.

TAN TENG SIEW (Senior Associate)

Tan Teng Siew has managed a wide range of building projects which have won numerous awards including BCA Construction Excellence Award and SIA Façade Award. He played a major role in obtaining the Temporary Occupation Permits for Universal Studios Singapore and Central Zone of Resorts World Sentosa (RWS), and was instrumental in driving the defects rectification work in the latter. Teng Siew was integral to the successful handover of the four Central Zone hotels in RWS and was the project manager of Equarius Hotel, Beach Villas and the Espa Villas in RWS West Zone. His current undertakings include Twin Peaks and The Minton condominiums.


Tapang Bernard Lansang is a Civil Engineering graduate with 21 years of experience in project execution and construction planning in Singapore, Thailand, Saudi Arabia and the Philippines. He has worked with large-scale civil engineering and building projects such as wharf, airport facilities, dry dock, MRTs, oil rigs and lately, one of the integrated resorts in Singapore. At DP Consultants, Bernard has not only reinforced his experience in construction planning but also project management. He is currently involved in the SGD6.5 billion Resorts World Sentosa in Singapore, looking into the planning and programming of the project. Other ongoing projects include River Safari river-themed wildlife park, also in Singapore.

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

DP Group of Companies: DP Infrastructure

DP Infrastructure (DPI) is endowed with a diverse set of experiences and a range of expertise in planning, architectural design and fit-outs for infrastructure projects including Rail and Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) lines, Road Transport, Airports, Telecommunications and special purpose industrial buildings.

DPI is a wholly owned subsidiary of DP Architects and supported by the DP group of companies – a multi-disciplinary design consultancy that includes DP Consultants, DP Design, DP Engineers and DP Green.

DP Architects was an early pioneer of infrastructure works in Singapore, with projects such as SingTel building in 1970 (then known as Orchard Telephone Exchange) and the first metro contract ever awarded by the LTA (then Mass Rapid Transit Corporation) of Singapore, Bishan Depot.

At a project’s initial planning and exploratory stages, DPI supplements its own skills with the extensive urban planning and urban design experience provided by DP Architects and the associated DP Consultants. These services commence with assisting the client to initiate a project brief or analysing a given brief, conducting Feasibility Studies, Concept Planning, Budget Development, Project Team Assembly, Project Scheduling, Quality Planning and Implementation Programming. At later stages of a project, DPI also assists with Contract Procurement methods, Cost and Programme Control, Quality Assurance and Post-Contract Management.

DP Consultants Singapore PTE LTD: Projects

Adventure Cove Waterpark

Category: Recreational & Civic
Country: Singapore
Year of Completion: 2012
Client: Resorts World Sentosa Pte Ltd

Resort World Sentosa’s (RWS) Adventure Cove Waterpark is an aquatic adventure park consisting of six water slides, a wave pool, kids play zone, interactive splash pool and a 820 metre long winding thematic lazy river, that is assimilated with the Marine Life Park and Dolphin Pool attractions that are open to sky.

As Singapore’s first integrated resort that possesses series of extreme rides and attractions, the water theme park rides played a vital role in contribution to the refinement of today’s authority codes, standards definition, submission-approval and licensing processes for future developments. DP Consultant’s (DPC) had to ensure that construction took place within suitable standards of safety and quality both from the point of view of resources and time as well as the contract parameters prescribed by RWS.

With that, DP Consultants had to address and overcome challenges of strict micro targets and close tracking and coordination control of multiple construction and system processes timelines; coupled with the project, resources and contracts dynamics, challenging site utilization permissibility with limited ingress and egress points for access, restrictive manoeuvring within the laterally dense building-up of specialty works and attractions, all within close proximity of the partially opened and operating attractions and hospitality buildings already receiving guest..

Whilst the coordination and planning of construction activities are the fundamental requirements of the contractor, DPC needed a thorough understanding of the construction processes to identify and prevent potential risks that may compromise the client’s objectives. DPC undertook advanced planning of engagements with agencies to manage the potential risks that could arise under various project circumstances and completion states, so that the series of TOP approval milestones were not derailed.

DPC adopted diverse and innovative techniques to propel the project forward within an accelerated timeline. Critical Path Analysis, continuous Risk Assessment Checks and Mitigations, and various forms of Program Evaluation & Review Techniques were employed throughout various stages of the project to ascertain that all required works were completed effectively and efficiently within time and the structured contractual context.

Additionally, DPC adopted a holistic approach to Project Management that not only involved the standard PM tools, systems and processes, but also the use of psychological and motivational tools including the generation of eye catching posters with memorable slogans to steer and align the entire Project Team towards common goals.

Marine Life Park & SEA Aquarium

Category: Recreational & Civic
Country: Singapore
Year of Completion: 2012
Client: Resorts World Sentosa Pte Ltd
Size: 9,400sqm

Resorts World Sentosa’s (RWS) Marine Life Park and SEA Aquarium houses one of the Worlds largest aquariums and 49 smaller habitats that feature more than 100,000 marine animals from over 800 species. The major marine life attractions and exhibits involved intense design, procurement strategy planning within Client’s requirements, specialist technical coordination, site management, on and off-site logistics planning, progress supervision and construction support to supplement the main contractor.

The achievements in construction, testing, commissioning and operational readiness of these aquatic tanks, marine life pool attractions and its filtration system (processing an approximately 43 million cubic litre of water) proved to be challenging for the remaining West Zone components as works continued within a partially operating integrated resort.

It was a complicated and intricate fusion of many specialist subcontractor works that had to be managed correctly as they had marginal or absolute zero tolerances for errors due to restrictive timelines. Specialist works included (but not limited to):

* Extensive tanking and PTFE canopy structures
* Large logistic movement programming for deliveries
* On-site annealing & installation of acrylic panels
* Stack building up of large life support infrastructures, equipment & system assemblies (LSS) in tight spaces
* In-tank Creative thematic artificial environmental rockscape and coral works
* Filtration system testing
* Preparation of tanks to introduce the aquatic species.

Resorts World Sentosa

Category: Master Plan & Urban Design, Mixed-used Development, Recreational & Civic
Country: Singapore
Year of Completion: 2012
Client: Resorts World at Sentosa Pte Ltd
Size: 49ha (Overall Resorts World Sentosa)

Designed by one of the World’s 9th largest Architectural firms, DP Architects Pte Ltd in collaboration with Michael Graves & Associates (MGA), Resorts World Sentosa (RWS) is Asia’s ultimate destination resort, located on Sentosa Island.

Spanning across 49 hectares, it is home to two mega attractions. Southeast Asia’s first-and-only Universal Studios theme park, and the Marine Life Park which comprises the SEA Aquarium (one of the world’s largest aquariums) and the Adventure Cove Waterpark. Other attractions include a Maritime Experiential Museum, an award-winning luxury spa, Singapore’s first casino, seven unique hotels, the Resorts World Convention Centre, celebrity chef restaurants and specialty retail outlets.

DP Consultants (DPC) spearheaded the Consultant Team and its Senior Project Managers led more than 500 personnel through multiple components on this fast track development. DPC’s strategy to resolving challenging issues was seen through implementing innovative change control procedures. By managing all Consultants and Contractors on site, successful completion of RWS was seen in less than 5 years for the 2 major work zones. The first zone, The Central Zone (2008-2010), comprised the infrastructure, basement, four hotels, F&B, retail outlets, attractions and the casino. Then from 2010 to 2012, the second West Zone was completed comprising of additional basements, three hotel components, spa, F&B, the Marine Life Park & Aquarium, the Water Theme Park & Maritime Museum.

As the Lead Consultant on the project, DPC was in charge of managing the overall process from design coordination through to construction management. The practice of adopting fresh approaches to management enabled DP Consultants to ensure successful and timely procurement management for more than 100 NSC and direct-works packages for both Central and West Zone main-contracts respectively. This also involved scope interfacing, site operations coordination, statutory compliance checks, clearances as well as management of full contract administration processes with various consultants and Specialist Teams.

Maritime Experiential Museum

Category: Recreational & Civic
Country: Singapore
Year of Completion: 2011
Client: Resorts World Sentosa Pte Ltd

The Maritime Experiential Museum (MEMA) component of the RWS works was given the privilege to house the Jewel of Muscat, an Omani Dhow which was a gift from His Majesty Sultan Qaboos of Oman to Singapore, forming part of the curatorial exhibits. This life size Dhow was incorporated into the design after commencement of the works, and when major superstructure were already underway. Work methods and sequences had to be adjusted to cater for the logistics receiving operations, such as landing and the internal manoeuvring of the Dhow, planning access through the building envelope, major lifting operations to its installation platform in the midst of on-going construction works.

The delivery of the Dhow was closely monitored by DPC in line with the on-going construction progress. Detailed studies and preparation works were planned in close liaison with the assigned logistics movers for the transportation and movement of the Dhow.

DPC also facilitated ‘dry runs’ in advance of its actual arrival to simulate the lifting and manoeuvring operations through very tight and limited access points / openings into the building, through to the final location to ensure that there was no room for failure, reversed works and damages to this precious gift.

World Resort Sentosa – Multiple Hotels

Category: Master Plan & Urban Design, Mixed-used Development, Recreational & Civic
Country: Singapore
Year of Completion: 2010, 2011
Client: Resorts World Sentosa Pte Ltd
Size: 49ha (Overall Resorts World Sentosa)

Meticulous Program Management was critical in the successful completion of Resort World Sentosa’s (RWS) multiple hotels and hospitality components. DP Consultant’s (DPC) Program Management services involved providing extensive knowledge and experience in developing leisure destinations and resorts for the purpose of strategically planning and guiding the project through a successful opening.

DPC experienced perspectives assisted the Client in making timely and appropriate business decisions affecting the credibility and economic viability of the project. One of the many requirements was to achieve multiple Temporary Occupation Permits (TOP) over a compressed timeline. DP Consultants led the team through developing, implementing and controlling the stringent program to reach phase completion and achieve progressive state of operations.

The Fullerton Hotel

Category: Hospitality
Country: Singapore
Year of Completion: 2001
Client: Sino Land Co (HK) Ltd
Size: 50,800sqm

The Fullerton Hotel is a restoration and adaptive re-use project that required collaboration among its design consultants.

As project managers, a close working relationship with the architect was established to ensure that the conservation guidelines were adhered to. Much of the exterior of the building required conservation, while certain parts of the interior were also retained and refurbished.

The restoration of the building required strengthening of the existing structure of the building. The project management team guided the structural engineers to achieve this without compromising the design intent of the project.

The team was also tasked to work closely with the interior designers to create a unique experience for the hotel guests. The scope of work included the selection of the furniture, layout of the guestrooms and public spaces, and commissioning of art work.

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

DP Consulting Group Singapore PTE LTD: Profile


DPC provides comprehensive management services through all phases of a project from pre-development to post-construction. The group offers a wide range of professional services focusing on the successful delivery of building projects that include retail, hospitality and institutional buildings (to name a few).

DPC leverages on DPA’s experience in the fields of planning and design for cost-efficient, functional and user-friendly developments and mega-projects worldwide. Working in proximity allows DPC and DPA to collaborate closely, reaping the benefits of shared-knowledge. This holistic approach improves the cross-disciplinary capabilities of both teams, which is further optimised in projects where both DPC and DPA are appointed for. DPC also has at its disposal the diverse skill sets and resources of its sister companies within the multi-disciplinary DP Group.

DPC’s mission of ‘excellence through management’ is achieved due to its people’s abilities to anticipate and resolve complex project issues.


DPC brings together a specialist team of experts from varying construction professional backgrounds and experiences, that when combined forms a formidable breadth of knowledge in all sectors of design, contract and construction typology, from the relatively simple stand-alone Condominium development to the complex mixed use projects of which the collective multi Main Contract packages for Resorts World Sentosa is a major prime example.

Our people have a diversity of skills and qualifications in Project Management, Architecture, Quantity Surveying, Civil & Structural Engineering, Mechanical Electrical & Plumbing Engineering, Landscaping, Façade Management, Construction & Building Management, Programming and Contracts Administration, Site Superintendents and Commercial experts giving a more multi-disciplinary appreciation of the challenges of a Project Design Team, and an intimate knowledge of the construction methods utilised by the Industry.

They are an innovative, pro-active team with an implicit understanding of the construction industry. Championing the firm’s philosophy of providing a successful conclusion to all projects, DPC repeatedly exceed client expectations by providing “excellence through management”.