Gardens by the Bay

Winner of 16 awards including The Landscape Institute Awards 2013 for Climate Change Adaptation and World Building of the Year 2012

At 54 Hectares Bay South is the first and largest of three planned gardens at Gardens by the Bay in Singapore. Grant Associates has masterplanned the whole of Bay South, leading a core British design team to worldwide success.  Our vision was to blend nature, technology, environmental management and imagination to create a 21st century focus for tropical horticulture and a unique destination experience.

Design details:

  • 18 Supertrees (25-50m high) to act as iconic vertical gardens
  • Aerial walkway and treetop bar offers unique views of the Gardens
  • 2 giant Cooled Conservatories housing plants from Mediterranean and tropical Montane regions of the world
  • Indoor mountain offering tropical rainforest experience
  • Spectacular nightly light and sound shows
  • 4 Heritage Gardens reflecting Singapore’s cultural links with plants
  • 6 World of Plants Gardens showcasing the biodiversity of plant life on our planet
  • Dragonfly Lake and Dragonfly Bridge
  • Numerous sculptures and architectural structures
  • Intelligent environmental infrastructure

  • ArchitectsWilkinson Eyre Architects
  • EngineersAtelier One, Atelier Ten
  • Quantity SurveyorsDavis Langdon and Seah
  • CollaboratorsThomas Matthews
  • LocationSingapore
  • Site area54 Hectares
  • ClientNational Parks Board
  • Project value£500 million


IFLA Cultural and Urban Landscape Award of Excellence

IFLA Parks and Open Space Outstanding Award

IFLA Lighting and Night Experience Outstanding Award

MIPIM Awards – Recognition of Excellence Special Jury Award Winner

President’s Design Award Winner

Structural Awards Arts/Entertainment Structures category

Sustain Magazine Awards International Prize: Project of the Year Award

Landscape Institute Awards Best Large Scale Public Development

Landscape Institute Awards College of Fellows Award for Climate Change Adaptation

World Architecture News Inaugural Landscape Award

RIBA Lubetkin Winner

Singapore Structural Awards Award for Special Structure: Cooled Conservatories

Design for Asia Grand Award

Design for Asia Special Award for Technology

MIPIM Architectural Review Future Projects Awards Commended

Sustain Magazine Awards International Project of the Year

Chicago Athenaeum International Architecture Awards The International Architecture Award

Singapore Tourism Award Breakthrough Experience

World Architecture Festival World Building of the Year