S’pore is at the frontier of skyrise greenery movement: Khaw Boon Wan [News]

March 4, 2014 by  
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By TODAY, 1 Mar 2014

National Development Minister Khaw Boon Wan has said that he is hoping to see more skyrise greenery in Singapore, especially within public housing estates in Singapore. He made these comments in a blog post today (Mar 1).

In the blog post, Mr Khaw said that Singapore is a pioneer in the skyrise greenery movement, giving the super trees in Gardens by the Bay as an example of something that broke new ground.

Mr Khaw noted that there are 61 hectares of rooftop gardens in Singapore, which he adds is “no mean feat” as the country only actively embarked on greening roofs in the last five years.

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Source: TODAY

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