Singapore : Green Space on steroids

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The Green Heart, a massive 376,000 sq foot landscaping vertical garden project designed by Ingehoven Architect and A61 in Singapore’s Marina One complex, is said to become the largest urban sanctuary in the developing central business district of Singapore.

Targeted to be completed in 2017, the towers had already been awarded with a Green Mark Platinum rating because of its eco-friendly and sustainability design.

The project development building will be consisting of two 34-story residential towers and also two 30-story commercial office buildings, both supporting an oasis of sky gardens.

According to landscape architect firm Gustafson Porter, the planting on the rooftop is designed to create an inspiring and multi-functional urban spaces to be enjoyed by people in Singapore.

The designers behind Marina Bay explained that they have not only created an urban living solution, but also an inspirational standard for combining plant life and climate relief with architecture in Singapore. The atrium design would be lined with sky terraces that complete with the undulation balconies, waterfalls and hanging plants. The waterfall passes through the structure with unique louvered walls, while plant life provides the sun shade. The ground floor is designed to meet a reflecting pond while the roof is lined with an elevated garden overlooking the city’s view.

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