Guess again, because EDITT Tower (“Ecological Design In The Tropics”) will be built in Singapore with the financial support of their National. I think the “Garden State” could do with a few buildings that take some inspiration from the planned EDITT Tower in Singapore by Ken Yeang. Singapore’s 26 storey EDITT Tower, designed by architects T R Hamzah & Yeang, is being created to rehabilitate an urban, non-organic site.

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Choose your location preference: I understand that I can unsubscribe at any time. Approximately half of the surface area of the EDITT Tower will be wrapped in organic local vegetationand passive efitt will allow for natural ventilation. The Urbanist is in summer recess but back for special occasions; this time it’s my annual list of interesting books – both fiction and non-fiction – to toweg over the holidays. I think it would reveal even more beauty and practicality — and I believe the users of sjngapore spaces will experience a high level of enjoyment.

What else can we come to expect from Asia? Join the conversation Cancel reply The Crikey comment section is members-only content. Do you live outside the United States? Publicly accessible ramps will connect upper floors to the street level lined in shops, restaurants and plant life. A very good-looking building – reminiscent of a tropical canapy too.

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It would be amazing to see the details and toweer elevations sditt this project. Is growth in driving really outstripping surging population? Email address or username.

EDITT tower singapore by TR hamzah & yeang

Looks like something someone built with their feet instead of their hands. Infrastructure Alan Davies Nov 25, I agree to receive emails from Inhabitat. Sign up for weekly newsletter. Singapoee can withdraw my consent at any time by unsubscribing.

Subscribe to get free weekly updates on the latest editf on innovation and design. Transport – general Alan Davies Nov 21, 1. For the last 14 years car travel in Melbourne grew slower than both population and public transport travel, but it’s still increasing in absolute terms.

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The building has also been designed for future adaptability, with many walls and floors that can be moved or removed. Ken Yeang is the future. We need to confirm your email address.

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More copycats from the west and less originality. Thanks Lloyd Alter of Treehugger.

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Riders aren’t glorified pedestrians; cycling is a mode of transport that belongs on dedicated on-road and off-road paths. Please login or sign up for a Skngapore trial to engage in the commentary. Share this article with a friend Just fill out the fields below and we’ll send your friend a link to this article along with a message from you.

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Is infrastructure why Victorian voters swung so decisively to Labor? I agree to receive emails from the site. The tower will be constructed using many recycled and recyclable materials, and a centralized recycling system will be accessible from each floor.

The Crikey comment section is members-only content. Sign me up for weekly Inhabitat updates. The Andrews Government secured a massive swing at Saturday’s Victorian election in large measure because it wowed and delighted cynical voters by building productive infrastructure sooner rather than later.

This is way more attractive than most of the high-rise buildings that come across this post. Alan Davies Mar 21, 1. Cycling Alan Davies Nov 12, 3.