Wilkinson Eyre win Singapore landscape competition
The Singapore Government has announced the winners of Gardens on the Bay - the most significant new landscape design project anywhere in the world and a major competition to redesign the waterfront in Singapore with new botanic gardens, conservatories and promenades. For this multi hectare project (Marina South) an all British team have been chosen – they include award winning architects Wilkinson Eyre, landscape architects Grant Associates and structural engineers Atelier 10.
The competition, organised by Singapore’s National Parks Board and launched in January this year, drew over 70 entries submitted by 170 firms, of which 21 percent were from Singapore firms, from 24 countries.
Gardens by the Bay is slated for opening in phases starting from 2010.