The Fusionopolis cluster is intended to encourage interdisciplinary research among private and public institutions. It is developed in phases to introduce facilities, infrastructure and an environment that will boost industry growth for the ICT, media, physical sciences and engineering sectors.
Spanning 120,000sqm, Phase 1, which consists of two towers named Connexis and Symbiosis cum a podium complex, is the first integrated work-live-play-learn development in one-north. Designed by renowned Japanese architect, the late Dr Kisho Kurokawa, the futuristic towers, with curvy roof trusses, uniquely-shaped glass buildings and iconic dome has become a landmark on the western Singapore skyline. Its distinctive architectural features have won it the 2010 Merit Award (Institutional & Industrial Category) under the Design & Engineering Safety Excellence Award by the Building and Construction Authority (BCA).
Phase 2A will house dry and wet laboratories, clean rooms and vibration-sensitive test-bedding facilities. It will feature Singapore's largest R&D clean room facility, and provide 103,635sqm of Business Park and Office space when completed in 2015.
Phase 2B is designed by renowned “green” architect, Dr Ken Yeang, to be a sustainable, multi-tenanted development, providing 50,000sqm of Business Park and Laboratory space to house both public agencies and private companies, to form synergistic collaborations with those from Phases 1 and 2A. Named Solaris, it was awarded Platinum Green Mark for Buildings Award (Non-Residential New Buildings) by the BCA in 2010.
Phase 3 is envisioned to be a business park and office mixed–use development. It is slated for completion in 2013, and will provide a gross floor area of 25,000sqm, where 15,000sqm is for Business Park and 10,000sqm is for office use.
Phase 4 will be developed to generate synergy with the various buildings within the vicinity.
Phase 5 will be a mult-tenanted facility that provides additional ready-built spaces for companies in the business of info-communication technology, media, electronics, physical sciences and engineering. The development will provide a gross floor area of 67, 490 square metres and is targeted for completion in the fourth quarter of 2014.