Structure in General
- Overseas Union Bank Center is one of three 280 metres tall buildings in Singapore. 280 metres is the maximum height permitted by the National Aviation Authority.
- The building consists of 2 triangular structures with a small space between them.
- The steel frame allows for column-free office space.
- The floor system is of reinforced concrete slab composite with a ribbed steel deck.
- A car park, retail areas, and a link to the subway system can be found below ground.
- The tower is cladded by chemically treated aluminium alloy which changes colour along with the light it reflects.
- Square and circular designs perforate the building's facade, etched by a grid pattern of rectangles and window units.
- The dramatic entrance is presented by a 8-storey high cutaway, coupled with skylights and other lighting effects to create an airy feel.
- Tallest building in Asia from 1985 to 1989, when the Bank of China Tower was built in Hong Kong.
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Features & Amenities
- One of the city's famous buildings
- City landmark
- National landmark