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On Ion Orchard’s design:

Thematically, it is a typical middle-class narcotic, to keep the middle-class dumb through shopping, and maintain the middle-class slumber – so that’s what it is about.

As a piece of architecture, it is quite interesting, but, so what’s the big deal? It’s another piece of entertainment till the next one comes out.

-Tay Kheng Soon, a Singaporean architect known for his sharp tongue and radical spirit.