Where is Ang Mo Kio?
Ang Mo Kio is located in the northeastern region of Singapore.1 The name Ang Mo Kio in Hokkien literally translates to “red-haired man’s bridge”.2
What makes Ang Mo Kio’s architecture unique?
The design of Ang Mo Kio won the Singapore Institute of Architects (SIA) Outstanding Buildings Award in 1983. The swimming complex at Avenue 1 also won the 1986 SIA Architectural Award for its unique “tetrahedral skylight” design.
Is Ang Mo Kio Singapore’s oldest estate?
Let’s face it, Ang Mo Kio (AMK) has been largely overlooked as one of the oldest estates in Singapore with not much else to it other than AMK Hub. However, as the saying goes, the voyage of discovery is not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes.