Jan 28, 2014

This Hotel in Singapore has the Coolest Sky Gardens Ever

 

Designed by WOHA Architects, the PARKROYAL on Pickering Hotel in Singapore features six incredible sky gardens that are cantilevered at every fourth level between the blocks of guest rooms.

PARKROYAL on Pickering is a hotel-in-a-garden concept that incorporates energy-saving features throughout the property including the ‘zero-energy’ sky gardens. The sustainable project design and green efforts have earned the hotel the BCA Green Mark Platinum, Singapore’s highest green rating, as well as the Solar Pioneer Award for its innovative solar energy system.

The hotel recently celebrated it’s one year anniversary. In that time the hotel has won more than 12 prestigious awards for its architecture and sustainability, including: The President’s Design Award, “Best Hotel Architectural Design” title at the South East Asia Property Awards, FIABCI Singapore Property Award in the Hotel category and the 2013 HICAP Sustainable Hotel Award (Sustainable Project Design). The property was also named “Hotel of the Year” at the World Architecture News Awards.

The 367-room hotel cost $350 million to build and features 15,000 square metres (161,459 sq. ft) of cascading greenery, reflecting pools, waterfalls, planter walls and four-storey high solar-powered sky gardens, constituting more than twice its land area.

[via ArchDaily]

 

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