CYAN | Singapore | ONG&ONG

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Cyan is located in the Bukit Timah area, a prime residential enclave in Singapore. Capitalising on the site’s proximity to the Singapore Botanic Gardens, Cyan’s landscaping takes inspiration from the verdant greenery to make residents feel that they were living in an extension of the iconic garden.

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Florence-Scandicci Green Tramway by Ines Romitti

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The construction of tramways represents an innovative solution to transport problems in big cities. This is the first tramway of Florence, winding west and connecting the Santa Maria Novella station to Scandicci, where open spaces have been improved by choosing trams for present mobility, proposing a greenway with highly developed technology such as the systems of flat hanging gardens which house the tram-line along the entire route, from the tree-lined avenues to the roundabouts.

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Marina One | Singapore | Gustafson Porter

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Marina One is a mixed-use development at the centre of Singapore’s business district aims to become its signature real estate development. Its brief is to define new standards of luxury urban living and to create an international benchmark for design and sustainability excellence.

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Rios Clementi Hale Studios retrofit of Pete V. Domenici U.S. Courthouse Landscape

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Rios Clementi Hale Studios’ environmentally friendly landscape design achieves GSA’s cost-saving sustainability goals in three interconnected ways: ecologically, economically, and culturally. In terms of ecology, the landscape design reintroduces native plants that require little supplemental irrigation, provides irrigation by collecting and re-using rainwater, filters stormwater runoff in on-site bioswales, decreases water usage by 85%, and replaces broad areas of unnecessary pavement with shade to help reduce heat island effect.

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“Rolling Garden” | Lausanne Jardins 2014 | Fernando Lafuente Peláez et al

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Prototype development of different species in different growth phases

Project for the international competition of ephemeral garden.  LAUSANNE JARDINS 2014 (also known as LANDING), which is held every four years since 1997 in the city of Lausanne (Switzerland). It is considered in the avant-garde of its kind, by their proposals and unusual locations.

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