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New Contrivance of Early Childhood (Educational) Spaces

CompanySODA (Spirit Of Design Analogy Pte Ltd)
Lead DesignersChing Yew Tung
Project LocationSingapore
ClientNAFA Arts Preschool
Prize(s)Silver in Interior Design / Institutional
Entry Description

The interplay between spaces and the child defines his total world of playscape. He manipulates the vitality of his environment and draws upon his imagination to create a world of his own. It is inspired to be a Children's Sanctuary which is conceived as a cottage in the urban setting. The built environment is designed to invoke the sense of inquisitiveness by dissolving the typical classroom walls into porous boundaries. A space which allows them to discover and uncover aims to build up a stronger foundation for children to be independent and have a better understanding of themselves.


Tung has more than 20 years of industrial experience
in Spatial Design Consultancy and Project Management,
He is a familiar name in the regional market having
completed numerous projects in China, Myanmar, the
Philippines, Thailand, Indonesia and Malaysia. His
works have been featured in numerous exhibitions
and publications, such as, The Business Times,
Lianhe Zaobao, Hangzhou Cultural & Creative
Industry Expo. Tung is also an
adjunct lecturer with his alma mater, Nanyang
Academy of Fine Arts, imparting valuable
knowledge and experiences to the next generation of designers.

Awards and Prize

Asia Design Prize - Winner
International Design Awards 2018 - Silver
Interior Design Excellence Awards 2015 - Gold
Interior Design Excellence Awards 2013/14 - Gold
Interior Design Excellence Awards 2012 - Bronze