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Heatherwick Studio's Singapore skyscraper has balconies overflowing with plants

Heatherwick Studio has unveiled a 20-storey residential skyscraper in Singapore, which was designed to be "a counterpoint to ubiquitous glass and steel towers". Named EDEN, the 104.5-metre-tall apartment building in the Newton district of Singapore comprises a vertical stack of homes that each have a garden. The EDEN skyscraper has been shortlisted in the housing project category of The post Heatherwick Studio's Singapore skyscraper has...

Dezeen p EDEN skyscraper in Singapore by Heatherwick Studio p Heatherwick Studio has unveiled a 20-storey residential skyscraper in Singapore, which was designed to be "a counterpoint to ubiquitous glass and steel towers".Heatherwick Studio has designed a skyscraper in Singapore p "The project was conceived as a counterpoint to the ubiquitous glass and steel towers of much contemporary high-rise residential architecture," said Mat Cash, group leader at Heatherwick Studio." Heatherwick Studio designed the bathroom sinks and baths p Heatherwick Studio also designed the apartment's interiors using natural materials like a handmade parquet floor, which covers the open-plan living space and extends onto the main balcony.The skyscraper has views across Singapore p As EDEN was Heatherwick Studio's inaugural residential project, the designers were keen to make it stand out from other high-rise apartment blocks that are currently being built.

A lobby and park are at the base of the skyscraper p Heatherwick Studio was founded in London by British designer Thomas Heatherwick.Design director: Thomas Heatherwick Group leader: Mat Cash Project leader: Gabriel Sanchiz Project team: Charlie Kentish, Craig Miller, John Minford Client: Swire Properties/Celestial Fortune Local architect: RSP Architects, Planners & Engineers Landscape designer: COEN Design International Mechanical & electrical engineer: Squire Mec Civil & structural engineer: RSP Structures The post Heatherwick Studio's Singapore skyscraper has balconies overflowing with plants appeared first on Dezeen.

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