TYLin was appointed as the accredited checker for the new Facebook Data Centre in Tanjong Kling in Singapore.
Located in the data-center hub of Singapore, the new development is Facebook’s first data center in the Asia Pacific region and a first-of-its kind development for Meta Platforms, Inc., formerly known as Facebook, Inc.
The development comprises an 11-story, 170,000-square-metre building that features a perforated, lightweight-material façade and innovative, energy-efficient technology to accommodate Singapore’s hot weather and limited land and resources.
As accredited checker, TYLin was responsible for checking and ensuring the civil and structural systems, including the foundations, superstructure, and anchorage.
- The building will be one of the world’s most advanced and energy-efficient data center facilities.
- The perforated façade improves air flow and provides views of equipment within the facility.
- The building is founded on bored piles, with superstructures constructed of precast beams and hollow core slab.
- Facebook Data Centre operations are scheduled to start in 2022.
- Construction inspection