In Brief

Gardens by the Bay is Singapore’s newest addition to the city’s urban development plan for the future.

Gardens by the Bay is Singapore’s newest addition to the city’s urban development plan for the future.  Landscape architecture firm Grant Associates/Gustafson Porter won the international design competition organized by the country’s National Parks Board. The goal: create gardens across 101 hectares of real estate by the water.

Grant Associates will design Bay South, the largest garden at 54 hectares complete with a Conservatory Complex; providing a cool moist biome and cool dry biome.  These vertical gardens will incorporate a mixture of tropical flowering, ferns and canopies that will light up with projected media at night. Bay East will be smaller at 32 hectares including cascading water garden terraces, a Boat House Piazza and an education centre.

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