"Supertrees" Of Singapore

"Supertrees" Of Singapore
"Supertrees" Of Singapore

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Ivanova Olga Georgievna, leading specialist of the "Emerald World" company, traveler, photographer

Panorama of the park
Panorama of the park

Panorama of the park "Gardens by the Bay"

Plants in Singapore are everywhere where they can be planted. There is on the roof, next to the pool in the famous Marina Bay, there are at different levels of the walls of the hotel itself and many other houses, there are roads between the roadway and the sidewalk, at the airport, at the entrances to the metro, and about parks, squares, beaches, etc. there is no rest area and no speech. There are not many plants there, but a lot. And where they cannot be planted, for example, in the Chinatown or the Indian quarter, in the courtyards of temples, they are still there. In pots, flowerpots, pots. Yes. And wonderful lawns in front of the women's prison, on the golf courses, in the Memorial to the lost and captured English soldiers.

Trees in the wall of a Singapore skyscraper
Trees in the wall of a Singapore skyscraper

Trees in the wall of a Singapore skyscraper

Hanging gardens on the facade of one of the buildings
Hanging gardens on the facade of one of the buildings

Hanging gardens on the facade of one of the buildings

Green wall next to construction site
Green wall next to construction site

Green wall next to construction site

Rabatka from heliconia on one of the central streets
Rabatka from heliconia on one of the central streets

Rabatka from heliconia on one of the central streets

Pedestrian zone
Pedestrian zone

Pedestrian zone

Pedestrian zone
Pedestrian zone

Pedestrian zone

The Singapore Botanic Garden (82 hectares) is one of the best in the world and the best in Southeast Asia. But, in addition to this, the most famous and respectable institution, organized in a classic style for botanical gardens, Singapore has: a bird park, an orchid park, a butterfly park, parks of monasteries of different denominations, nature reserves, a zoo with a river safari and night safari, an island of entertainment and wonders Sentosa, Universal Park, aquarium, underwater world (not to be confused with an aquarium).

Fragments of landscaping at Marina Bay Sands
Fragments of landscaping at Marina Bay Sands

Fragments of landscaping at Marina Bay Sands

Fragments of landscaping at Marina Bay Sands
Fragments of landscaping at Marina Bay Sands

Fragments of landscaping at Marina Bay Sands

Fragments of landscaping at Marina Bay Sands
Fragments of landscaping at Marina Bay Sands

Fragments of landscaping at Marina Bay Sands

Among the most famous and most visited is the large tropical park in the city center, Gardens by the Bay. The total area of ​​this park is 101 hectares. The central part of "Gardens …" is a picturesque promenade for walking. East includes several themed landscape gardens (Heritage Gardens, Malay Gardens, Indian Gardens, Chinese Gardens, Colonial Gardens) created by the British landscape design team Grant Associates. The southern part is the so-called "supertrees" and "domes". There are two domes. The Cloud Forest dome covers an area of ​​0.8 hectares. The Flower Dome is larger - 1.2 hectares. They are covered with a special type of glass that traps excess solar energy. In addition, on the surface of the domes there are controllable dampers that automatically move out when the temperature rises,creating a shadow. The domes house stunning plants from all over the world.

"Supertrees" are towers made of concrete, reinforcement, pipes and other supporting structures in the form of trees.

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"Supertrees" at Gardens by the Bay

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"Supertrees" at Gardens by the Bay

On these "trunks" and "branches" there are more than 200 species of plants. Plants are fixed on the "block", the block is fixed on the frame of the "tree". Watering - drip. This more or less corresponds to the natural conditions in which the plants are there.

Blocks with plants
Blocks with plants

Blocks with plants "full face"

Blocks with plants
Blocks with plants

Blocks with plants "full face"

Plants on
Plants on

Plants on the "supertree"

Epiphytic plants on a regular tree
Epiphytic plants on a regular tree

Epiphytic plants on a regular tree

"Supertrees" collect rainwater, which is used to cool and irrigate the entire park complex. There are eighteen of them in total, the height is from 25 to 50 meters.

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Supertree trunk

There is a pedestrian bridge between the structures, which offers stunning views of the park, part of Singapore and neighboring "supertrees".

Park view from Marina Bay Sands Hotel
Park view from Marina Bay Sands Hotel

Park view from Marina Bay Sands Hotel

Singapore view from
Singapore view from

View of Singapore from "supertrees"

Solar panels are located on 11 trees, thanks to which they are beautifully illuminated in the evening and at night. And twice in the evening there is a light and music show, which is also provided by "supertrees".

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A thorough inspection of this part of the park takes at least a day.

Continued in articles: Singapore: Gardens by the Bay, Cloudy Forest, Singapore: Gardens by the Bay, flower dome.

Photo: Ivanova Olga Georgievna

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