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Green Building has Hit the Streets

on May 6, 2019 at 11:43 am under , ,
Photo: Singapore Green Building Council | Facebook

Supported by Temasek Foundation and designed by GWS Living Art, these green-roofed buses seek to tap on the creativity of young innovators to further extend greenery to improve public places and our quality of life. Other partners supporting this initiative include Moove Media, National Parks Board (NParks), and Singapore Green Building Council (SGBC).

The initiative also seeks to raise awareness on the possibilities of green innovation that is mobile and help reduce vehicles’ carbon emission by lowering fuel consumption needed for the air-conditioning. Members of the public can ride these buses along several routes including one through the Central Business District and another through Orchard Road.

We’ve seen this innovation before in another part of the world. In Spain, the landscape artist, Marc Granen, created green roofs for public transit buses called Phyto Kinetic. The aim of the project is to implement some sort of green space in cities to help contribute to the ecosystem.

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