Gardens by the Bay – Supertrees

Winner of the Skyrise Greenery Awards 2013

There are 18 Supertrees at Gardens by the Bay range in height from 25 to 50 metres in height, with 2 of the Supertrees connected by a 128 metre long aerial walkway. Designed by Grant Associates, with engineering by Atelier One (structures) and Atelier Ten (environment), the ‘living’ Supertrees and walkway bring scale and drama to the Gardens, whilst also acting as an integral part of the overall site environmental system.

Design details:

  • 18 Supertrees are home to 162,900 plants and over 200 species
  •  Beautiful displays of tropical flowering climbers, epiphytes and ferns by the Gardens by the Bay horticulturalists
  • The large canopies of the Supertrees provide daytime shade
  • At night, Supertrees come alive with lighting and projected media
  • Highest Supertree has Supertree bar with panoramic views
  •  The OCBC Skyway offers a unique 22m high perspective over the Gardens and Dragonfly lake
  • Some of the Supertrees feature photovoltaic cells to harvest solar energy
  • Some of the Supertrees act as air exhausts for the Energy Centre and Cooled Conservatories
  • ArchitectsWilkinson Eyre Architects
  • EngineersAtelier One, Atelier Ten
  • LocationSingapore
  • Site area54 Hectares
  • ClientNational Parks Board

Awards

Singapore Structural Awards Commendation Award for Special Structure: Supertrees and Aerial Walkway