When was Singapore supertrees built?
Since the gardens opened to the public in 2012, the Supertrees have drawn millions of visitors to the intersection of realism and fantasy, nature and the built environment. 1.
How were the supertrees built?
The structure was clad with planting panels, either on the steel skin or the concrete core, and then planted in-situ to create the living skin for each Supertree. Located close to the equator, the Gardens by the Bay use an innovative method of cooling its two large, climate-controlled conservatories that house biomes.
When was flower dome built?
The largest of the gardens is the Bay South Garden at 54 hectares (130 acres) designed by Grant Associates. Its Flower Dome is the largest glass greenhouse in the world.
|Gardens by the Bay|
|Opened||29 June 2012|
|Operated by||National Parks Board|
|Visitors||50 million (as of October 2018)|
Who funded Gardens by the Bay?
Built on reclaimed land, the three gardens – Bay South, Bay East and Bay Central – started out as projects of the National Parks Board (NParks). They have since grown to become part of an independently managed organisation.