Green:House: Green:Engineering, Environmental Design at Gardens by the Bay

Author: 
Patrick Bellew and Meredith Davey
Publisher: 
ORO Editions
Publication Date: 
2012
ISBN: 
978-1-935-93556-8

Paper, 111 pp., $24.95.

The story of a unique public garden in Singapore is the subject of this report by a member of the firm responsible for the systems that support the rare plant collection at Gardens by the Bay. Winner of an international competition for technical work, Atelier Ten was responsible for gathering together experts in various disciplines in this collaborative project that emphasized the importance of environmental sustainability in the development of the business and residential section of the city. The text describes the various elements that came into consideration and the garden strategies taken in the planning. The text and colorful master plan depict the integrated environmental design. Those interested in the subject will value these details in the remarkable field of green engineering. —Marilyn K. Alaimo, garden writer and volunteer, Chicago Botanic Garden.

Volume: 
15
Number: 
3