09 Feb '17, 2am

Vision of greenery and water in S'pore's 2nd CBD

Vision of greenery and water in S'pore's 2nd CBD

A Dutch-led team will help create the new Jurong Lake District, beating four others with its vision for Singapore's second Central Business District. KCAP Architects&Planner's proposal consists of four large interconnected parks; buildings 30 to 40 storeys high, each with a rooftop garden; and a canal that borders the district centre. The team led by KCAP includes SAA Architects, Arup, S333 and Lekker. It now moves to stage three of the Urban Redevelopment Authority's (URA) Request for Proposal exercise as the consultant to develop a detailed masterplan for the district. This will be Rotterdam-based KCAP's first project with URA. Ms Yvonne Lim, URA's group director for physical planning, emphasised that the vision from KCAP's team for the district was aspirational, and many details had yet to be finalised. The vision for the district incorporates much greenery and will als...

Full article: https://www.srx.com.sg/singapore-property-news/32332/visi...

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