an amphitheater of stairs flanked by a glass wall

A Winding, Metal Staircase Nods to Dyson’s Legacy at the Brand’s Singapore Office

2022 Best of Year Winner for Extra Large Corporate Office

The century-old St James Power Station was Singapore’s first municipal electrical provider. Its legacy of innovation continues into a new era now that Dyson has reinvented the national monument into dramatic global headquarters by M Moser Associates. At its heart is the stunning four-story former Turbine Hall. Inspired by the quadrangles of academic campuses, the 140,000-square-foot space serves as a circulation hub connecting all departments, an inner employee sanctum embracing nature, and a community space. Concrete flooring and blackened metal link to the past, while technical materials like polycarbonate, metal mesh, and mirrored cladding are more of the moment. A focal metal staircase references both the existing complex and Dyson’s heritage in the form of a turbine that also resembles the silhouette of a drill bit.

numbered levels are seen in black and grey industrial headquarters of Dyson in Singapore
a black winding staircase in Dyson's Singapore headquarters
an amphitheater of stairs flanked by a glass wall
M Moser Associates: kahn yoon; addy walcott; kevin hubbard; veronica vijayanti; bhavna singhal; anisha kumar; simon paddison; sung lee; ivan mak; andrea carrion; julia tan; amanda tan; anthony ong; samuel tsang.

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