DB&B Won Silver Award for “Best Workplace Design” for Distrii Singapore at Design Excellence Awards 2018-2019

Singapore – DB&B is pleased to announce that DEA 2018-2019 has honoured us with a silver award under the “Best Workplace Design” category for our Distrii co-working office design. Our third consecutive recognition in the interior design industry, this award is a showcase of design excellence that speaks of our commitment to the highest design quality and delivery excellence. We are proud to receive the recognition for Distrii’s creative and unique co-working space design.

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Caption: Distrii features are warm and hospitable, complemented with residential setting and furniture.

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Caption: Biophilic design elements to bring a refreshing look and feel to the space.

Joining forces with real estate company City Developments Limited (CDL), DB&B worked with Distrii to achieve the objective of transforming the way people work. Located in CDL’s Republic Plaza at Raffles Place, in the heart of Singapore’s Central Business District, the project was completed in May 2018. Our colleagues who attended the awards night along with Distrii Singapore CEO & Distrii Group Co-Founder, Jo Hu, received the award on the 25 March 2019 at the DEA 2018-2019 awards ceremony at Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel Singapore.


“Working with DB&B has exceeded our expectations and winning this award is a showcase of that. It was truly inspiring to see the firm receive the award tonight. Congratulations to the DB&B team, keep up the good work.”

JO HU, Distrii Singapore CEO


Distrii: Work at Home

The Distrii co-working space in Singapore occupies 62,000 square feet across six floors. The facility provides a variety of amenities for different work needs, fully integrated with SMART office technology. With thorough planning and a clear design direction, the co-working space supports its users through a homely and collaborative environment. Distrii aims to build a strong community through the value added design by DB&B.

Read the full design story here. Watch the video of the space here.

About DB&B

The DB&B Group is a leading interior design consultancy and construction firm with offices in key Asian cities – Singapore, Shanghai, Beijing, Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur and Manila. The company offers personalised, professional and well-executed interior solutions. DB&B also operates a network of 100,000 square feet factories in the region. The group have received several international awards including the Interior Design Excellence Award, Hong Kong Global Design Awards, International Property Awards, SPARK Awards and the FuturArc Green Leadership Award.

About Distrii

Distrii Singapore, the first international flagship centre of Distrii 办伴 is the single largest tech-driven coworking space in Singapore, spanning 62,000 sq ft across 6 floors where inter-connected smart office technology drives work efficiency and productivity within Distrii’s physical and digital space. With its own main entrance located next to Raffles Place MRT station, Distrii Singapore features a spacious 2,000 sqft multi-purpose events hall for up to 200 people, a food and beverage space operated by German burger chain Hans Im Glück and a coffee counter operated by Mellower Coffee, apart from providing over 900 work stations, private offices and customisable team spaces.

Established in 2016 in Shanghai China, Distrii 办伴was founded by Dr Hu Jing, a trained engineer who left his high-flying career as chief architect and executive vice-president of property developer Greenland Group to start Distrii.  Headquartered in Shanghai, Distrii is now in 40 locations within 7 cities in 2 countries (China and Singapore), serving more than 20,000 members from over 600 enterprises.

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