Gardens by the Bay

Bay South Garden to open on June 29

Bay South Garden, a section of the waterfront gardens in the new Downtown @ Marina Bay, will open on June 29. It is the largest of the three gardens that make up Gardens By The Bay, Singapore's new green oasis in the city. Bay South features the two cooled conservatories, and the 18 "supertrees". The man-made, tree-like structures tower at between 25 and 50 metres tall. Visitors can look forward to...

Plants galore at Gardens by the Bay

Visitors to Gardens by the Bay at Marina Bay can look forward to seeing 162,900 plants comprising more than 200 species and varieties planted on 18 Supertrees, when they opens next year. Some of the bromeliads, orchids and tropical flowering climbers come from Brazil, Panama, Ecuador and Costa Rica. Ranging from 25 to 50 metres in height, some of the Supertrees will have environmentally-sustainable...

Gardens by the Bay moves closer to completion date

Singapore's latest national project - Gardens by the Bay - moves closer to its November completion date. The large-scale green space just minutes from the city centre features 18 giant concrete trees and two special conservatories that showcase plants found outside this region. Rising nine to 16 storeys above ground, the 18 giant concrete trees - named the "super trees" - are probably a familiar sight to...

Gardens by the Bay unveils 18 F&B spaces for tender

Fancy dining "in a tree" or among endangered plants and flowers? Well, you can do just that when the first phase of the Gardens by the Bay opens next November. Spanning 9,400 square metres or about 2 football fields, the National Parks Board said the attraction will have 18 food and beverage spaces. Chilling out in a bar perched on top of one of the 50-metre Supertrees or sample local fare among unusual...

Feast at the Gardens soon

Food lovers will be able to feast in food and beverage (F&B) areas spanning 9,400 square metres (picture) when the first phase of the $1 billion Gardens by the Bay project opens in November next year. Gardens by the Bay is a development covering three major parks around the Marina Bay in downtown Singapore. Yesterday, the National Parks Board unveiled the F&B area which will span about two...

Gardens by the Bay construction will not be deferred

Singapore's Gardens by the Bay project is on track for completion by the end of 2010. National Development Minister Mah Bow Tan said the project is unaffected by the government's recent decision to defer S$1.7 billion worth of public-sector building projects – a move meant to ease the pressure on the construction industry in Singapore. Mr Mah was speaking to the media at the official opening of the...

Leisure Plan drawn up to enhance recreational options in Singapore

In the near future, one will be able to stroll, jog or cycle around the whole of Singapore just by following an extensive route. The Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) is developing a 150-kilometre round-island path as part of its Leisure Plan. Overview of Gardens by the Bay site National Development Minister Mah Bow Tan revealed details of new recreational options at the Architectural Design Awards...

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