Archifest 2017, an annual public festival for Singapore to celebrate architecture and the built environment, returns with a new theme ‘Building Agency’.
Organised by the Singapore Institute of Architects, Archifest this year seeks to invite creative co-production and establish greater collaboration between various institutions and communities for a diverse programme.
Built upon five pillars including Archi-Interfaces, Archicraft, Architours, Conference and Conversations, Archifest 2017 will be held across multiple venues in Singapore from 4 to 15 October with an exciting line-up of more than 50 events.
Archifest 2017 Highlights:
+ Architours specially curated for participants to explore Singapore's hidden architectural gems including award-winning residences, commercial properties and public buildings.
+ Architecture in Print which presents a diverse collection of print media of Singapore architects on their projects and design processes at the National Library
+ Architecture & Photography of the Pioneer Generation to showcase images of the built environment captured by seniors above 55 years old
+ An Eye for Details architecture photography workshop by Darren Soh
+ ArKID Build! workshops on Children’s Day for kids to play architects and build their imaginative buildings
+ The Great Architectural Bake-Off challenges design firms to create the best interpretation of a building or landmark entirely out of cake
+ Conversations discussing topics such as ‘The Future is Now’, ‘Why Architect?’ and ‘Women In Architecture’.
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