"At DCA, we participate as a team and achieve success together. Our success is not about supremacy, but shared aspirations. No one can dominate or represent the achievements of the team effort. As individuals, we play our own unique tunes. Together we are the orchestra that makes the symphony."

Koo Tin Chew, Vincent
Managing Director

Century Square fundraising event

Saturday, June 9, 2018

Event NameCentury Square fundraising event
Event Details

DCA Architects participated in Century Square's special fundraising event to give back to the community on 9 June 2018. The proceeds went to beneficiaries at the Association for Persons with Special Needs (APSN).

Reopening of Century Square

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Event NameReopening of Century Square
Event Details

Our heartiest congratulations to AsiaMalls on the opening of the new Century Square! DCA Architects Pte Ltd is proud to be the architect behind the modernisation of the mall, along with I.DCA Pte Ltd as the interior design consultant.


BCA Awards Dinner 2018

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Event NameBCA Awards Dinner 2018
Event Details

DCA Architects was recognized for its endeavors at this year’s Building and Construction Authority (BCA) Awards Dinner event. 

BCA Green Mark Award
- DCA Architects Pte Ltd (Office Interior - PLATINUM)
- Century Square (PLATINUM)
- The Metropolis (PLATINUM)
- Bedok Mall (PLATINUM)
- Forest Woods (GOLDPLUS)
- Merrill Lynch HarbourFront (GOLDPLUS)
- One George Street (GOLDPLUS)

BCA Universal Design Mark Award
- Mapletree Business City II (PLATINUM)
- Corals at Keppel Bay (GOLDPLUS)

BCA Construction Excellence Award
- Jewel @ Buangkok
- Sky Vue (MERIT)

S3 Charity Gala Dinner 2018

Friday, May 18, 2018

Event NameS3 Charity Gala Dinner 2018
Event Details

DCA Architects participated in the S3 Charity Gala Dinner in support of the Stroke Support Station (S3) on 18 May 2018.

SGBC Green Catalyst 2018 - First Pitch Event

Monday, April 23, 2018

Event NameSGBC Green Catalyst 2018 - First Pitch Event
Event Details

Khoo Poh Bin, Green Architect of the Year, attended the SGBC Green Catalyst 2018 - First Pitch Event on 23 April. 
The event is part of a Green Schools Initiative, where student teams develop and refine their ideas for a more sustainable future.

REDAS CNY Festive Lunch

Friday, February 23, 2018

Event NameREDAS CNY Festive Lunch
Event Details

DCA Architects participated in the REDAS Spring Festival Lunch in support of the Real Estate Developers’ Association of Singapore on 23 February 2018

Ground breaking ceremony for New PSA Headquarters

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Event NameGround breaking ceremony for New PSA Headquarters
Event Details

DCA is the Architect behind PSA Singapore's new Corporate Building - comprising of a 20-storey PSA HQ office tower with the 4-storey PSA Club. 

2018 DCA Annual Dinner

Friday, January 19, 2018

Event Name2018 DCA Annual Dinner
Event Details

DCA Architects, I,DCA and DCA Shanghai celebrated new beginnings for 2018 with good company and good food!

URA Speakers Series – 20 Under 45 Talk

Friday, January 12, 2018

Event NameURA Speakers Series – 20 Under 45 Talk
Event Details

Director Chia Lay Kuan presented at the URA – 20 Under 45 Talk, speaking about her projects, Mapletree Business City II, Labrador Nature & Coastal Walk, and the Metropolis.

2017 Christmas buffet lunch

Friday, December 22, 2017

Event Name2017 Christmas buffet lunch
Event Details

Merry Christmas from all of us at DCA!

Chia Lay Kuan selected for URA's '20 Under 45'

Friday, December 1, 2017

Event NameChia Lay Kuan selected for URA's '20 Under 45'
Event Details

Our Director, Ms Chia Lay Kuan, was selected for the 3rd Edition of the prestigious 'Urban Redevelopment Authority 20 Under 45' Exhibition.

MBFC wins Fire Safety Design Excellence Award

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Event NameMBFC wins Fire Safety Design Excellence Award
Event Details

Marina Bay Financial Centre (Phase 1) was honoured with a Fire Safety Design Excellence Award as an outstanding fire-safe building environment for occupants and fire fighters.

BCA BIM Platinum for NTU - Learning Hub North (The Arc)

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Event NameBCA BIM Platinum for NTU - Learning Hub North (The Arc)
Event Details

We received the BCA BIM Awards 2017 (Project Category) Platinum Award for Nanyang Technological University - Learning Hub North (The Arc), and thank NTU for this incredible opportunity!

Leading tours for Archifest

Saturday, October 14, 2017

Event NameLeading tours for Archifest
Event Details

Our DCA directors led tours of Corals at Keppel Bay and Mapletree Business City II for Archifest and Architours, giving students and enthusiasts an interactive behind-the-scenes look at these remarkable projects.


1 Year Anniversary at KBT

Friday, September 22, 2017

Event Name1 Year Anniversary at KBT
Event Details

We celebrated our 1 Year Anniversary at Keppel Bay Tower with lunch on top of Mount Faber! 

Harbourfront Towers, Merrill Lynch Harbourfront, Corals, Caribbean, and Reflections, just some of our work at Keppel Bay seen from the cable car ride.

Green Architect of the Year, Khoo Poh Bin

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Event NameGreen Architect of the Year, Khoo Poh Bin
Event Details

Khoo Poh Bin, DCA Architects Deputy Managing Director, was awarded Green Architect of the Year at the SGBC-BCA Sustainability Leadership Awards 2017! Photo credits: Singapore Green Building Council


Exclusive first look for the new Century Square

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Event NameExclusive first look for the new Century Square
Event Details

As architects behind the new look for Century Square mall in Tampines, DCA director, Kenneth Kong, gave the exclusive first look to guests at a preview event today. The mall will begin renovations this September and is to be completed in late 2018.

Saint Francis Xavier Seminary Topping-Off Ceremony

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Event NameSaint Francis Xavier Seminary Topping-Off Ceremony
Event Details

We celebrated the topping-off of the Saint Francis Xavier Seminary and Formation Building. The new development will house the Saint Francis Xavier Major Seminary, and the Catholic Theological Institute of Singapore, and is expected to be complete by mid-2018.

National Day Celebration 2017

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Event NameNational Day Celebration 2017
Event Details

Our pre-National Day celebration in the office. Happy 52nd, Singapore!

BCA BIM Awards 2015

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Event NameBCA BIM Awards 2015
Event Details

DCA is pleased to announce that Mapletree Business City II has won the BCA BIM Platinum Award. Congratulations!

Mid-Autumn Celebration 2016

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Event NameMid-Autumn Celebration 2016
Event Details

URA's Visit to Sky Habitat & Sky Vue 2016

Friday, October 14, 2016

Event NameURA's Visit to Sky Habitat & Sky Vue 2016
Event Details

DCA Go-Kart Races

Monday, November 7, 2016

Event NameDCA Go-Kart Races
Event Details

We took a break and raced to the tracks on Friday, 4 Nov!

DCA and Daniel Libeskind at Corals at Keppel Bay

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Event NameDCA and Daniel Libeskind at Corals at Keppel Bay
Event Details

Architect Daniel Libeskind visited our recently completed luxury condomium project, Corals at Keppel Bay. The waterfront living residential development is the second collaboration between DCA Architects and Studio Daniel Libeskind for Keppel Land International.

The President's Challenge 2015

Friday, October 23, 2015

Event NameThe President's Challenge 2015
Event Details

The President's Challenge represents a coming together of people from all walks of life, under the President’s patronage, to help those who are less fortunate. We are glad to be part of this meaningful event, doing our part for charity.

Mr Vincent Koo, Managing Director of DCA Architects, received a token of appreciation at the President's Challenge 2015 - Commemorative Art Book by Mr Kwek Leng Joo & Mr Lin Lu Zai.

BCA International Panel of Experts visit Mapletree Business City II

Thursday, October 8, 2015

Event NameBCA International Panel of Experts visit Mapletree Business City II
Event Details

BCA's International Panel of Experts visited our commercial project, Mapletree Business City II, on 8 Oct 2015.

BCA BIM Awards 2014

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Event NameBCA BIM Awards 2014
Event Details

DCA Architects is proud to receive the following BCA BIM Awards:

1) BCA BIM (GoldPlus) Award - Bedok Mixed Development 
2) BCA BIM (Gold) Award - Jewel @ Buangkok
3) BCA BIM (Gold) Award - Sky Vue

BCA BIM Awards recognises outstanding project teams that implemented BIM in their projects from the design to construction stages.

"BIM was extensively used which allowed for better time savings and greater coordination.” -- Ms Annie Lim, Director, DCA Architects Pte Ltd.

Official opening of BCA SkyLab and Academic Tower

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Event NameOfficial opening of BCA SkyLab and Academic Tower
Event Details

DCA's Deputy Managing Director, Mr Khoo Poh Bin, presented a BIM and e-plan check to Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong at the official opening of Building and Construction Authority (Singapore)'s SkyLab and Academic Tower on Wednesday, 20 July 2016.

Stroke Support Station Wellness Centre Official Opening Ceremony

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Event NameStroke Support Station Wellness Centre Official Opening Ceremony
Event Details

Our MD, Mr Vincent Koo, received a token of appreciation during the Stroke Support Station (S3) Wellness Centre Official Opening Ceremony with Minister for Health, Mr Gan Kim Yong and Founder of S3, Mrs Teo, on 17 May 2016.

Good Design Award 2016

Thursday, March 17, 2016

Event NameGood Design Award 2016
Event Details

DCA's residential project, Jewel @ Buangkok, was one of the winners for Singapore Good Design Mark Award 2016!

Our Deputy MD, Mr Khoo Poh Bin, with CDL Mr Lim Song King, received the SG Mark Award from DBCS President Mr Tai Lee Siang on 17 March 2016.

SingPost Regional eCommerce Logistics Hub Topping Out Ceremony

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Event NameSingPost Regional eCommerce Logistics Hub Topping Out Ceremony
Event Details

BCA Awards 2015

Friday, May 15, 2015

Event NameBCA Awards 2015
Event Details

This year, DCA Architects was honoured with the inaugural BCA Building Information Modelling (BIM) Platinum Award - Organisation.

We are proud to receive BCA's Universal Design Mark Gold (Design) Award for Mapletree Business City II, and the Construction Excellence Award as well as the Construction Productivity Award - Project, both for the office development, The Metropolis. Additionally, the DNV GL Technology Centre project is awarded the inaugural BCA Green Mark Pearl Award, recognizes the strong commitment of developers, building owners, landlords and tenants for achieving great environmental sustainability for the building.

Congratulations to all our teams and our partners!

Mapletree Business City II Completion

Thursday, May 12, 2016

Event NameMapletree Business City II Completion
Event Details

Celebrating the Mapletree Business City II Completion with a dinner at Fullerton Hotel hosted by SHIMIZU, with a speech by our Project Director, Ms Chia Lay Kuan.

August Celebrations 2016

Monday, August 1, 2016

Event NameAugust Celebrations 2016
Event Details

Celebrating Singapore’s 51st National Day and the team's August Birthdays!

Our new offices at Keppel Bay Tower

Friday, September 2, 2016

Event NameOur new offices at Keppel Bay Tower
Event Details

From 2nd Sep 2016, DCA will be located at 1 HarbourFront Avenue, #07-01, Keppel Bay Tower, Singapore 098632. Our telephone and email contacts remain unchanged.

National Parks LEAF Award 2016

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Event NameNational Parks LEAF Award 2016
Event Details

DCA is pleased to announce that we’ve received the NParks Landscape Excellence Assessment Framework (LEAF) for Bedok Residences. The LEAF certification scheme recognises developments for greenery excellence in Singapore.

Land Transport Excellence Awards 2016

Friday, November 25, 2016

Event NameLand Transport Excellence Awards 2016
Event Details

Another big win for DCA as Bedok Mall and Bedok Residences clinched the Best Design Land Transport Integration at the Land Transport Excellence Awards 2016! The award recognises design excellence in land transport integration with adjacent developments.

BCA Productivity Leadership Summit 2016

Monday, November 28, 2016

Event NameBCA Productivity Leadership Summit 2016
Event Details

DCA’s Deputy Managing Director, Khoo Poh Bin, presented at the inaugural Building and Construction Authority (Singapore) Productivity Leadership Summit 2016.
Attended by over 150 participants, the summit aims to engage top industry leaders who have the influence and means to collectively drive and transform the built environment sector.
The topic of discussion - Integration of Building Information Modelling (BIM), Virtual Design and Construction (VDC) with Design for Manufacturing and Assembly (DfMA) technologies.

Partners in Workplace Safety and Health

Thursday, November 24, 2016

Event NamePartners in Workplace Safety and Health
Event Details

Together with City Developments Limited and key partners within the construction industry, DCA is proud to be part of ‘A Pledge Towards Vision Zero Through Safe Design – Safe Practices – Safe Culture’, an initiative under the Workplace Safety and Health 2018 Plus Plan. The pledge was signed on 24 Nov 2016. 

BCA Awards 2016

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Event NameBCA Awards 2016
Event Details

We advocate enhancing productivity through Building Information Modelling (BIM). Our use of BIM in creating Corals at Keppel Bay was recognised with the Building and Construction Authority (Singapore) BIM GoldPLUS Award 2016!


Photo: DCA Director, Ms Ng Shuh Fang (center) together with Mr Lawrence Wong, Minister for National Development and Second Minister for Finance (third from left); and partners at the award ceremony on 18 Oct 2016.

Lunar New Year Celebrations 2017

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Event NameLunar New Year Celebrations 2017
Event Details

Keeping up with the lunar new year’s 15 days of celebrations, we ‘lo hei-ed’ in our new Keppel Bay Tower office to usher in prosperity, abundance of wealth and long life for the coming year.

Groundbreaking - Redevelopment of 79 Robinson Road

Friday, March 3, 2017

Event NameGroundbreaking - Redevelopment of 79 Robinson Road
Event Details

DCA is part of the redevelopment of the former CPF building at 79 Robinson Road! The building will be developed into a 29-storey Grade-A office tower with F&B components. 

BCI Asia Awards 2017 – Top 10 Architect Awards

Friday, May 19, 2017

Event NameBCI Asia Awards 2017 – Top 10 Architect Awards
Event Details

DCA Architect was awarded at the prestigious BCI Asia Awards 2017 – Top 10 Architect Awards.

Photo credits: BCI Asia



BCA BIM Award Visit

Thursday, February 5, 2015

Event NameBCA BIM Award Visit
Event Details

DCA Annual Dinner 2015

Friday, January 30, 2015

Event NameDCA Annual Dinner 2015
Event Details

REDAS MOU Signing Ceremony 2014

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Event NameREDAS MOU Signing Ceremony 2014
Event Details

BCA Productivity Race 2014

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Event NameBCA Productivity Race 2014
Event Details

BIM Award @ Singapore Construction and Productivity Week

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Event NameBIM Award @ Singapore Construction and Productivity Week
Event Details


Saturday, September 27, 2014

Event Details

Blast from the Past 2014

Monday, March 17, 2014

Event NameBlast from the Past 2014
Event Details

Celebrating nostalgic games and snacks!

DCA Annual Dinner 2014

Friday, January 10, 2014

Event NameDCA Annual Dinner 2014
Event Details

dca architects

Our Practice


Since our inception in 1996, DCA ARCHITECTS PTE LTD has achieved a notable position in Singapore’s architecture industry. Our team of highly experienced architects and designers is an ensemble of multi-dimensional talents, and we have worked on some of the country’s most prominent landmark projects.


DCA Architects Pte Ltd is a multi-disciplinary architecture firm established in 1996. We offer architecture, interior planning and urban design services, and have designed several iconic buildings locally. With over 20 years of experience, we have a portfolio of award-winning projects specialising in master planning, high-rise luxury apartments, resorts and hotels, commercial and industrial buildings, both locally and internationally.

DCA creates architecture that is characterized and governed by a specific set of dynamics from the inception stage through the evolution of its design. Our principal objective is to employ the best talents to create noteworthy architecture while continually striving to make positive contributions to the social, natural and built environment

We have delivered successful commercial buildings, exciting retail destinations, enticing condominium developments, extensive master planning projects, and other inventive forms with their own particularities. Our award-winning projects include Marina Bay Financial Centre, Reflections at Keppel Bay, and Bedok Mall/Bedok Residences.

Dedication, sound management, and the passion of an experienced and creative team have driven our work and our growth. We are honored to be a key player in the transformation and development of Singapore.

"Teamwork is crucial to the development and successful completion of any project. Individual members of the team will harbour their own strong points and, by logical contrast, their weaknesses in other areas. It is a team that we are formidable. The combination of our various strengths produces wonderful results."

Koo Tin Chew, Vincent
Managing Director

DCA / iDCA Architects

50 Market Street #10-02/03
Singapore 048940
+65 6225 5366
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DCA Architects Shanghai

上海市静安区愚园路 433 弄 8 号 211 室
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传真 (+86) 21 6225 8058
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"Our commitment to servicing our clients and our adaptability and sensitivity to market changes and demands has undoubtedly underscored our success."

Koo Tin Chew, Vincent
Managing Director