IN-EX­PAT X UP­STAIRS_

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Den­nis Cheok’s jour­ney in ar­chi­tec­ture be­gan even be­fore grad­u­a­tion, when his fi­nal-year de­sign the­sis was nom­i­nated by the Na­tional Univer­sity of Sin­ga­pore for the RIBA Pres­i­dent’s Medals award in 2007. Four years later, the cre­ative di­rec­tor founded In-ex­pat x Up­stairs_, a de­sign prac­tice that fo­cuses on con­cep­tual ideation, col­lab­o­ra­tive pro­cesses and ma­te­rial ex­plo­ration. The stu­dio was among 40 emerg­ing Sin­ga­porean artists and de­sign­ers who were in­vited to de­sign an ob­ject for the Sin­ga­pore Art Mu­seum (Made for SAM).

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