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3 Reasons why a Green Wall or Roof is critical

“… if we did not replace back any form of greenery and ecology, whatever we once had, would be gone.”   For a country nicknamed the green city, Singapore doesn’t seem to have much greenery in the majority of its architecture landscape. For building owners, green walls/roofs are not only a great way to push an environmental agenda that is in agreement with our green city nickname but also a great return on investment for the building. Today we will discuss [...]

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Nature Green Wall | Taking Us Back to Nature

GWS Living Art, being one of your well known green wall green roof contractor has been in partnership with our sister company belalang. Taking us back to green wall nature with a blog written by our partner belalang. Since the dawn of civilization, humankind has maintained an unspoken attachment to nature as it is from nature that our ancestors derived their essentials to survive- food, water and shelter. It was only during recent centuries that rapid population growth and urbanization [...]

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Potted Green Wall: Functionality VS Aesthetics, the common battleground.

Functionality and form were always the key to designing different building products. With the current emphasis onto how nature should be designed into buildings, onto buildings, sustainability of these greeneries has been critical to the decision matrix of consultants, architects and developers to build a green potting technology. GWS Living Art started with potted system in 2009 together with Chop Ching Hin Pte Ltd, one of the established nurseries in South East Asia, able to pre-grow trees, shrubs and turfing [...]

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Plant-Covered Roofs & Walls By GWS Living Art & Partner | Vulcan Post

Written by: Sade Dayangku | Vulcan Post With the end of the year closing by, we are proud of our hard efforts and partnership with Belalang Inovasi to improve the environment tremendously with green ecosystem and products. They’re called Belalang Inovasi, or Belalang for short, and the company was established in March 2018. The idea of starting a green innovation venture was conceived 2 years prior to that, however, after a business trip to Singapore. Co-founder Quiwan told us, “It was evident that [...]

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Asia’s First Green Roof Top Buses | Singapore Green Roof

Asia’s very first bus with green rooftops! On 5th May 2019, ‘Garden on the Move’ initiative was launched by GWS Living Art at the inaugural Singapore Garden Festival (SGF) Horticultural Show. This initiative sees Asia’s very first green roof bus in an effort to study the effects of green roofs on moving vehicles. The ‘Garden on the Move’ initiative was started by GWS more than 2 years ago. Prior to this initiative, green roofs were primarily static systems. This immovability limited [...]

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Jurong Lake Gardens Opening : SGF Vertical Greenery Competition

Earlier this year, GWS Living Art had the privilege of participating in the inaugural Vertical Greenery Competition at SGF Horticultural Show Jurong Lake Gardens. Keeping the design theme ‘Into the next dimension’ in mind, GWS created a stunning green wall display, Song of the Sea. This gorgeous green wall display draws inspiration from the majestic grandeur of a giant kelp forest and features our GAIAWALL green wall system at its finest. A beam of sunlight penetrates through the GAIAMAT canopy, [...]

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Singapore Jewel Green Wall Green Module System

We are proud to play a part in the latest addition to Singapore’s list of attractions – Jewel. The well- designed mall in the airport exudes a Jurassic Park element with the main waterfall surrounded by elevated planters and flanked by green walkways. The green wall walkways are made up of 32000 pots using our GWS Green Module System. The 800m2 green walls blend seamlessly into the theme of Jewel, complementing the trees and shrubs and make for a [...]

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GWS Living Art wishes our partners, clients and everyone a Happy 2019

Happy 2019 and as we welcome the festive season yet again, it’s good to look back on some of the 2018’s highlights and achievements of GWS Living Art. It was a busy year for the company, having made great strides in the construction industry. A huge thank you to all our partners, clients and everyone who made a difference to our 2018. A quick snapshot of what we have been busy with: Decathlon Stadium Boulevard Green Wall We installed our first Gaiawall [...]

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GaiaMat featured at BEX Asia Exhibition

The GWS GaiaMat was featured at BEX Asia Exhibition held at Marina Bay Sands from 5th-7th September. We are honoured to partner with SGBC & Surbana Jurong this year, bringing a piece of living green into the exhibition hall. The SGBC Booth won the Best Booth Design Award & Green Space Award this year and here’s a snippet of the behind the scenes. GWS Gaiamat on 40 degree platform.   GWS Gaiamat green roof was lay-ed almost vertically down, creating a roof for [...]

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Can Singapore Grow Into A City In Nature?

Singapore uses greenery to keep cool, calm and clean. But many of its green areas are ecologically sparse by design. Is the hyper-urbanised city-state nature-loving enough to grow into a city in nature? (A fruitful interview with MoneyFM last week) As seen in articles from eco-business.com. GWS Living Art was proud to be part of eco green community. Providing valuable feedback with MoneyFM which was featured on eco-business.com. By 2030, the tropical city-state aims to cut carbon emissions intensity by 36 [...]

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