Gaia, NTU Academic Building South ,
Singapore

Gaia is an innovative 6-storey mass engineered timber building, enhancing efficiency and sustainability.

Site Area36,930m2
LocationSingapore
Completion4th Quarter 2022
ServicesArchitecture
Owner(s)Nanyang Technological Univesity
In Collaboration withToyo Ito & Associates Architects

LEARNING AMIDST
THE SCENT OF WOOD

NTU Academic Building South will be Asia’s largest wooden building, spanning 36,930m2 and standing over 6 storeys tall.

SUSTAINABLE
CONSTRUCTION

As timber is a highly renewable material, the use of MET contributes positively to environmental sustainability.

NATURAL ATMOSPHERE,
WORLD-CLASS EDUCATION

The serene Gaia is outfitted with a 190-seat auditorium, 12 lecture theatres,
13 seminar rooms, 5 meeting rooms, and more than 70 small study rooms.

AWARDS

YearAwardRank
2023Architecture MasterPrize Architectural Design AwardArchitectural Design – Institutional Architecture (Best of Best)
2023SIA Architectural Design AwardsInstitutional Projects
(Educational and Community Buildings)
2021BCA Green Mark AwardPlatinum
(Zero Energy)