The missing piece in Singapore’s green building puzzle

The missing piece in Singapore’s green building puzzle

Singapore aims to green 80 per cent of its building stock by 2030, but experts say it is behind schedule. What’s holding the city-state’s green building sector back, and how can it overcome these obstacles? Singapore is ranked second among global cities for green buildings,...
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Singapore: Green buildings cost up to 5 per cent more, but savings ‘more than offset’ costs

Singapore: Green buildings cost up to 5 per cent more, but savings ‘more than offset’ costs

Certified energy-efficient buildings cost up to 5 per cent more than regular buildings, but the additional costs are “more than offset” by savings from reduced energy and water consumption. These costs can be recuperated within three to six years, ...
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Green buildings, Singapore’s natural ally in climate change fight

Green buildings, Singapore’s natural ally in climate change fight

Green buildings are gaining importance in Singapore. They may hold the key to reducing Singapore’s carbon footprint as urban development continues apace, argues one design expert. It is the year 2500. In Singapore, We travel with driverless cars, Mars is a....
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How to build a hospital for the people

How to build a hospital for the people

A lush setting, natural light and ventilation, a comfortable environment, and adaptable staff are what have made Singapore’s Khoo Teck Puat Hospital a special place to get better, architect Jerry Ong tells Eco-Business. When it rained at the ward tower of.....
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Singapore’s 10-year journey in urban solar

Singapore’s 10-year journey in urban solar

The sunny island nation is harnessing the power of the sun to charge the development of its clean energy industry. In the run up to the Asia Clean Energy Summit in October 2017, Eco-Business looks back at the evolution of...
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Marina One, Singapore / ingenhoven architects

Marina One, Singapore / ingenhoven architects

“Marina One”, a high-density, mixed-use building complex in the heart of Singapore’s new Marina Bay financial district, complements the Urban Redevelopment Authority’s (URA) vision of making Singapore a “City in a Garden”. Marina One is green in bo...
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(IGBC 2017) Innovative communication between building users and facility management to nudge sustainable behaviour / Regula Von Buren

(IGBC 2017) Innovative communication between building users and facility management to nudge sustainable behaviour / Regula Von Buren

Regula Von Buren / Project Manager EcoCampus | Energy Research Institute @ NTU (ERI@N), Nanyang Technological University Regula acquired her Masters of Psychology form University of Zurich, Switzerland. She worked previously at Mercator Foundation Switzerlan...
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(IGBC 2017) South Beach: A Revolutionary New Eco-Quarter for Downtown Singapore

(IGBC 2017) South Beach: A Revolutionary New Eco-Quarter for Downtown Singapore

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(IGBC 2017) Green Mark ENRB 2017 / Eddy Lau

(IGBC 2017) Green Mark ENRB 2017 / Eddy Lau

Eddy Lau / Director, Certification and Technology, Singapore Green Building Council, Singapore   [ IGBC 2017 / Presentations ]
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