EUROCOPTER HELICOPTER HANGAR
Liu & Wo Architects Pte Ltd has the added advantage of having completed a hangar facility project (Eurocopter’s new Helicopter Hangar Facility) at the Seletar Aerospace Park (SAP) (where Jet Aviation’s new hangar facility is located), and hence is very familiar with the government authorities’ requirements for the area.
Moreover, Liu & Wo Architects Pte Ltd has also establish good rapport and relationship with the officers (from the various authorities) in charge of the area. Liu & Wo Architects Pte Ltd was fortunate enough to be the pioneer consultant at the newly designated Seletar Aerospace Park as the helicopter hangar facility for Eurocopter is the 1st hangar facility in the Park.
In this project, Liu & Wo Architects Pte Ltd provided the full architectural service and was also playing the role of the project manager as well after winning a limited design competition for the hangar facility. The facility has a built up area of over 9000m2 and incorporates 2 simulator rooms, R&D facilities besides ancillary offices, workshops and spray booth for the hangar. The actual hangar area is approx. 2000m2 and has runway access to the Seletar Airport. The project was successfully completed and obtained its TOP in Nov 2010 as per client’s schedule, and the overall building costs excluding interior works is approx S$15 Million which is within the client’s budget.
Mr Liu Kah Teck acted as the Qualified Person (Architectural), while Mr Tang Sau Kit was the Project Director in charge of the project. Mr Eugene Ho was the project architect while Ms Winny Chin and Ms Karen Phua provided the technical support. The exterior look of the building was the brainchild of Mr Szymon Halasa while Ms Serena Sim assisted in all matters related to the authorities.