Poh Ming Tse Temple

Singapore

 

PRINTED AREA
144 sqm / 1,550 sqft
 
NUMBER OF PANELS
50
 
COLORS
1 color - white
 
GLASS TYPE
17.52 mm Laminated glass
 

Project Partners

ARCHITECT
Tan Peng Geok, Park and Associates Architects

PRINTED BY
GSC Glass Ltd

Project Details

The Poh Ming Tse Chinese Temple in Singapore, with its three-story-high concave glass facade, elegantly expresses spirituality in the context of an ultra-modern city. Architect Tan Peng Geok's design for the 50-pane facade features a powerful and intricate, yet subtle, bamboo image incorporating 28,656 words, each about 40mm high. He decided on laminated glass panes with a frosted look to hide the metal beams and add an air of mystery. Dip-Tech digital in-glass printing was the only choice for this project, winning out over screen printing on cost, accuracy and logistics. With Dip-Tech's software handling the tiling, the tone-on-tone images on all the panes flow together seamlessly. Moreover, the system embedded numbers in the corners of the panes, simplifying installation.

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