When Singaporean developer RK Singapore’s ambitious office building dubbed the Meridian Tower opens in 2019, it will be the country’s first high-rise office building built with modular construction and will have the capacity to house up to 500,000 people.
But how much can this new high-rises capacity be realistically accommodated, and will it have enough room for the thousands of people expected to work there?
According to RK’s website, Meridian Tower is a 21-storey building which, like its sister office building in Singapore, will have a total of 7.5 million square feet of space.
However, Meridian’s official site notes that the building will not be the first of its kind, and that it is currently the tallest building in the world.
The site describes the building as being “the first of a new type of high-density office building with a large rooftop garden and large open spaces”.
In fact, Meridian will be one of the largest office towers in the country.
This means that Meridian Tower will have approximately 70,000 square feet more floor area than its sister building.
This includes 2.5 times the floor area of its sister, which is the Meridian Meridian Tower in Singapore.
Meridian Tower has a capacity of 7,500 people.
In addition, Meridian also boasts a rooftop garden with seating for up to 600 people.
Meridian also claims that Meridian’s main building, which will house the building’s office space, will be open from 1pm to 10pm daily.
The building will be constructed with modular building technology, which means that the structure can be dismantled and reused at any time.
Meridian has already started the process of building the Meridian office tower, which RK has said will open “in 2019”.
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