Cityscape Intelligence is part of the Informa Markets Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

Incorporating biophilic design in the built environment

Park Nova1
Biophilic design is redefining urban living in Singapore

A new luxury residential tower by architects’ PLP Architecture incorporates biophilic design by creating surrounding greenery in a lush vertical garden along Orchard Boulevard in Singapore.

The building, Park Nova, brings a new focus on modern metropolitan living and aims to redefine urban living in the garden city with its use of biophilic design.

Park Nova3

WHAT IS BIOPHILIC DESIGN

Biophilic design is an innovative method that uses nature within interior design and architecture. Experts maintain that by bringing the natural environment into the built environment through heavy use of nature: trees, plants, lush greenery, will create a better atmosphere for occupants’ well being.

The Park Nova building includes:

  • The signature luxury tower’s biophilic design has been inspired by its lush green environment in Orchard, Singapore.
  • 54 apartments seamlessly marry indoor and outdoor spaces

Drawing on the form of a butterfly, the building is elevated above the tree canopy on slender columns and features gently undulating floorplates arranged into three wings to maximise the potential for natural shading and ventilation.

Park Nova2

 

KEEP UP WITH THE REAL ESTATE INDUSTRY
Subscribe to the Cityscape Intelligence newsletter here

 

 

 

 

Hide comments
account-default-image

Comments

  • Allowed HTML tags: <em> <strong> <blockquote> <br> <p>

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.
Publish