Asia Insurance Building Officially Opened

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Asia Insurance Building officially opened with 20 storeys and at 87 metres tall, the Asia Insurance Building was the tallest building in Southeast Asia upon its completion in 1954. The Asia Insurance Building was named after its former namesake occupant, Asia Insurance, which is a Singaporean company incorporated on 11 July 1923. The Asia Insurance Building was designed by one of Singapore’s pioneer architects, Ng Keng Siang. Ng was a member of the Royal Institute of British Architects, and designed the building after the prevailing Modern Movement. He also exhibited a strong liking for eclectic architectural styles.

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