05 Oct '11, 10am

Ascendas goes green with eco-friendly office: ... said: "The objective behind Ascendas launch is to basically ge...

Ascendas goes green with eco-friendly office: ... said: "The objective behind Ascendas launch is to basically ge...

SINGAPORE: A developer of business space, Ascendas, is helping to spread the "green message" with an eco-friendly office. It is showcasing its newly-renovated office at the Singapore Science Park as a next-generation office during its very own Green Month. The premises in The Galen have an open concept to tap maximum daylight, which in turn helps to save energy. Chief Development Planning Officer of Ascendas, Arthur Aw, said that by opening up the peripheral walls, the number of people who can enjoy daylight has been increased by seven times. Work stations come with individual lighting, so that common lighting can be switched on and off to reduce wastage. Recycled material is also used extensively. The walls for example, are made of recycled wood. The office does not have a fixed layout, making it easier to reorganise the workspace to promote a collaborative and paperless ...

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