Archinect - News 2014-08-21T16:17:32-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/13349519/solar-powered-supertrees-rise-at-singapore-s-gardens-by-the-bay Solar-Powered Supertrees Rise at Singapore's Gardens by the Bay MikeChino 2011-07-14T13:39:13-04:00 >2011-07-14T22:08:26-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/3w/3wjunsbo3n6t4xvu.jpg" width="514" height="352" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>An incredible crop of solar-powered "Supertrees" is rising at Singapore's Gardens By The Bay, a 101-acre garden site that will support 226,000 plants and flowers from all over the world. Designed by Grant Associates, the gardens' 18 Supertrees will serve as towering vertical gardens that collect rainwater, generate solar power and act as venting ducts for the conservatories.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/99492/safdie-s-marina-bay-sands-opens-in-singapore Safdie's Marina Bay Sands opens in Singapore Paul Petrunia 2010-06-25T13:21:00-04:00 >2012-11-15T21:12:10-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/z2/z2okp36qa8h9gr6n.jpg" width="514" height="349" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> The UK's <a href="http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/worldnews/article-1289194/Marina-Bay-Sands-resort-opens-Singapore.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Daily Mail reports</a> on the &pound;4billion Moshe Safdie-designed project that has just opened in Singapore, with a focus on the huge infinity pool on it's cruise-line-shaped rooftop.<br><br><i>The infinity pool on the roof is in the 'SkyPark' which spans the three towers of the hotel. The platform itself is longer than the Eiffel tower laid down and is one of the largest of its kind in the world.</i></p>