28 May '16, 10am

Eco #highrise keeps cool in sultry Singapore with passive design & #greenroofs

Eco #highrise keeps cool in sultry Singapore with passive design & #greenroofs

was prioritized all throughout the design, creating a passive climate-controlled environment. Continuous, open corridors allow air to cool the tropical location and provide plenty of natural sunlight for residents. The project also features both solar panels and green roofs as the cherries on top of the sustainable gem. As the architects say, this project “is a genuine precursor to the zero-energy mass housing that will be essential for the continued growth of Asia’s cities.”

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