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This development in Singapore by Safdie Architects features three bridging sky gardens
Completed in 2015 and designed by Safdie Architects, SkyHabitat is a 38-storey residential complex in Bishan, Singapore, the nation's suburban heartland. The complex explores the balance of high-density living with humanistic concepts of community, landscape, gardens, and daylight. Breaking down the scale of typical singular tower residential development, the community-based solution of SkyHabitat is a three-dimensional matrix of homes with private terraces, balconies, and common gardens, bringing landscape into the air and maintaining porosity on the skyline through three bridging sky gardens. Providing a variety of areas for common recreation and congregation, the sky bridges also allow breezes to flow through and daylight to penetrate deep into the structure. The stepping geometry allows every residence multiple orientations and a private outdoor space, resulting in a more humane and

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