Bras Basah MRT Station (CC2) is an underground Mass Rapid Transit station on the Circle Line in the Museum Planning Area of Singapore
. This station opened on 17 April 2010.The station was commissioned through the Marina Line Architectural Design Competition jointly organized by the Land Transport Authority and the Singapore Institute of Architects. The competition required no track record and is acknowledged by the industry as one of the best run competitions held in Singapore to date.
In 2009, "Best Transport Building" was awarded to the designers at WOHA Architects at the World
Architecture Festival.During the opening of the station in 17 April 2010, Transport Minister Raymond Lim, who officiated the opening, said : "The Circle Line will enhance the quality of commute for the public - connecting homes, workplaces and social and recreational destinations more quickly and seamlessly." He also added that the stations will connect commuters to the "doorsteps of major cultural destinations" like the Esplanade and Fort Canning