Green high-rise keeps cool in sultry Singapore with passive design and living roofs
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The tropical climate and dense urban area of Singapore demand housing that accommodates both factors. Each phase of this project’s planning takes into consideration the need for low-environmental impact cooling needs, down to which direction the buildings face. The Terraces feature apartments facing the distinct bisecting waterway and adorned with rippling Juliet balconies, which mimic casual waves on the buildings’ facades. Related: Sweden’s first round Passive House boasts an innovative...