Grange Road open-air car park to be developed into lifestyle & entertainment space

Part of efforts to enhance the Somerset area.

Mandy How | August 28, 2021, 12:58 PM

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Developer Lendlease has put out an open call for Singaporeans to submit their ideas to revamp the open-air car park on Grange Road, behind [email protected]

A media release states that the space will be transformed into a "vibrant, first-of-its-kind lifestyle and entertainment experience" that offers unique food concepts.

It will also double up as a concert and events venue through a partnership with event company Live Nation.

Lendlease won the tender to redevelop the site, which was called by the Singapore Land Authority (SLA), Singapore Tourism Board (STB), and Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA), last year.

The project is part of efforts to enhance offerings in the Somerset area, as well as to reinforce Orchard Road's position as an "innovative lifestyle destination."

How to take part

If you'd like to take part in the contest and submit your ideas, complete a participation form and submit your visual concept and its suggested name here.

Entries can be in PDF, JPG or PNG format, and take the form of sketches, drawings or even moodboards.

According to Lendlease, submissions will be judged based on creativity, originality and how well the visual concepts represent the spirit of the space.

The first winner will take home S$1,000 worth of Lendlease vouchers and have their designs featured on the site's hoardings, as drawn by a local artist.

Two runners-up will win S$500 worth of Lendlease vouchers, and have their concepts featured as digitally produced artworks on the hoarding.

The contest runs from now till Sep. 19, 2021. More terms and conditions here.

Top image via Google Maps Street View, Melanie Lim for illustration purposes