Marshall Cavendish    
Login View Shopping Cart Help Join Our Mailing List Advanced Book Search 3ed32e32e3332e  
      Browse Catalogue



nothing
Title Perpetual Spring: Singapore’s Gardens by the Bay  
ISBN 978981261847 4
Imprint Marshall Cavendish Editions
 
Author(s)
Koh Buck Song
 
Specifications 295 x 255 mm / 232 pp (tentative)/ PB with gatefolds
 
Publication Date Jul-2012
 
Target Audience General
Price (US) USD 50.00 BUY NOW
 
Link to Related book(s) Write an online review and share your thoughts with other customers
 
About the Book

Gardens have always been central to Singapore’s identity and global positioning. Now, a fresh era has blossomed with Gardens by the Bay. Since the 1960s, Singapore has cultivated its international reputation as a “Garden City”, a city-state adorned by gardens as a high priority in urban planning. In the 21st century, a paradigm shift is being carefully nurtured — as Singapore becomes a “City in a Garden”, where the whole country is one big garden, and urban development is fully integrated and immersed amidst greenery and flora.

The primary icon of this groundbreaking model is Gardens by the Bay, which now offers — right on the Equator — journeys into diverse botanical worlds, from the cloud forest of montane regions to the Mediterranean and South America. In this tropical metropolis, spring will become perpetual — in the cooled climate of the two futuristic conservatories, and in the lush blooms all year round.

This commemorative volume tells the story of the seeding of Gardens by the Bay, from the germination of the original concept to first flowering and harvest with the official opening in 2012.

About the Author


Koh Buck Song is a Singaporean writer and consultant in branding, communications and corporate social responsibility. This is his 21st book as author and editor. His other books include Brand Singapore: How Nation Branding Built Asia’s Leading Global City (2011).
   
 
  © Marshall Cavendish 2008-2012 Disclaimer & Copyright   |  Contact Us   |  Sitemap