17 Nov '12, 2am

Green by design

Green by design

Singapore may be “a little red dot on the map of the world”, it is by no means a concrete jungle without greenery to balance of Mother Nature for a better living with trees and flowers with beauty, to become a “garden city” today. The Chinese saying: ”前人栽树,后人乘凉” ["One generation plants the trees, another gets the shade"]. Every generation should plant trees to provide shades for the next future generation in Singapore. The event was held at the new Havelock View estate, which was finished in December, 2011 as part of the HDB Selective Enbloc Re-Development Scheme. It is in the area where the Bukit Ho Swee fire swept away 2,000 attap huts in 1961, leaving thousands homeless.

Full article: http://yesterday.sg/national-history/green-by-design/

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