Welcome to Singapore’s urban jungle
This Southeast Asian city-state reveals its green underbelly to those who look in the right places.
[↑] Aerial views from any of Singapore’s countless high-rise buildings show the extent of green space meticulously planned and incorporated into every neighbourhood. Besides visual relief, the green areas also purify the air and cool down temperatures in the tropical city.
[↑] The award-winning Geylang Lorong 24A Shophouse Series has converted several heritage shophouses in the Geylang and Kallang districts into stunning, design-driven residential spaces where natural elements are found throughout each of the units.
[↑] Completed in 2016, the Oasia Hotel Downtown is set to be the greenest building in Singapore. The façade of the 60-storey building is a distinct red mesh being grown over by 21 different species of creeping vines and flowers.
Photos Carli Teteris