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Iconic structures take centre stage at The Great Architectural Bake-Off

Straits Times

Singapore, October 2017

The Esplanade finally lived up to its nickname when it tasted – and smelt – like durian at cake-making competition The Great Architectural Bake-Off last Saturday.

A team from local firm DP Architects won the inaugural contest that challenges the baking skills of designers and architects with a creation shaped exactly like the exterior of the iconic arts centre.

Enclosed within one of the Esplanade’s spiky domes was a four-layer cake made from durian and buttercream, while the other was the flavour of another local favourite, chocolate malt drink Milo.