The Selegie House

PhotographerSwee Choo Oh
PrizeHonorable Mention
Entry Description

The Selegie House was constructed in the early sixties, it became one of the tallest iconic public housing buildings in Singapore. It was among the early housing clusters built in the Central Business District, to help post-war Singapore cope with an expanding population.The brutalist architectural look in shades of grey and red stands out in the immediate vicinity of low-rise buildings and shophouses.

About Photographer

Swee Oh is an award winning fine art photographer based in the US with a main focus on architecture and interior photography. She also shoots seascapes, nature, street photography and portraiture. Her background in architecture, with interest in light, form, shadows and textures, deeply influences how she perceives the visual world and her style of photography.