The Hive, Singapore, Looks Like a Stack Of Dim Sum Steamer
Must visit to take pictures when in Singapore
19 Apr 2022
The Hive, also known as Learning Hub South, is a unique and innovative educational facility located at Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore.
The S$45 million building was designed by Thomas Heatherwick and completed in 2015. The building is known as the "dim sum basket" because of its resemblance to the steaming basket used to hold dim sum food.
The Hive was a finalist for the 2015 World Architecture Festival Commercial Mixed Use Award in the subcategory Future Projects.
The Hive is a multi-disciplinary learning space that encourages collaboration and creativity. It has been designed to promote social interaction and knowledge sharing. The building has a variety of unique features, including a double leather facade, which helps regulate temperature and reduce energy consumption.
The Hive is home to a variety of educational programs and facilities, including the NTU Library, Center for Teaching and Learning, Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts, and the School of Art, Design and Media. The building also houses a number of restaurants, cafes and retail outlets.
The Hive is an iconic landmark on the Nanyang Technological University (NTU) campus, and is one of Singapore's most popular tourist attractions.