Partnership with USHIO

Living Art is proud to have firmed up our partnership with Ushio in Thailand. We have been working with Ushio Singapore for 4 years now and we treasure the partnership greatly. Ushio has its incorporation in Japan and is an established & listed lighting specialist. Ushio has independently developed 3 essential core technologies utilizing light. Their light technology include bio-sensors, light source solutions and optics solutions such as cinematic lighting, electronics, heating and cleaning, life science. (Picture credits: Ushio) Why Ushio? With an [...]

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Fire Rated Certified For Green Roof and Green Wall

Last year, an industrial building at Toh Guan Road caught fire due to the cladding resulting in the death of a woman. Claddings are composite panels attached to the frame of building acting as an outer wall. Since the incident, the SCDF has ensured all forms of cladding including green wall have to comply to stringent regulations. According to Straits Times – For these materials to be used here, they must first be given the green light by an accredited [...]

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Green Roofs and Climate Change

Hello 2018! (Another never-too-late-year to start those green resolutions) The last few months of very strange weather saw perfect respite for our green roofs. On a side note I believe, both you and I felt the cold to be a nice getaway from home in home. Clearly, global warming is taking its toll on us. Polar bears are starving and losing their homes. There is an urgent need for greening back what we have taken from nature. At GWS Living Art, our [...]

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Retrofitting with green roofs – A match-make in heaven

Just like spandex, our lightweight Gaia Mat green roof system takes to your shape, size and weight. You heard that right – many building owners are worried that the addition of a green roof would cause them much stress as the structure wasn’t catered for a green roof. Majority of concerns? Loading capacity. We have a patent-pending gaia mat green roof that has different built-up to suit your surfaces and loading weight. Our system is tried and tested and to date our [...]

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Debunking the myths of green buildings

Green-buildings cost more. False. We deal with architects and contractors on a daily basis. Some would argue that natural green living buildings cost more. We say – it depends. Using artificial turf is definitely cheaper however the benefits building occupiers receive from a natural green building is in itself worth more than its cost. Our green roof requires little maintenance as our aim is to promote sustainability and an ecosystem. Picture of our green roof installed for a factory in Thailand [...]

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Stress on the environment, Stress on us

According to the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, more than half of the world’s population lives in urban areas currently, and this proportion is expected to increase further to two-thirds of the world’s population. In just a single city, like Singapore, 80% of its population stays in HDB flats, which are our high-rise public housing. Needless to say, these numbers have showed how urbanization is occurring rapidly-much faster than we have ever imagined, with tall concrete [...]

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Thoughts on Napier Road Hoardings

”The big artist… keeps an eye on nature and steals her tools.” –Thomas Eakins If you think there is no art greater than the art of nature, technically… you’re not wrong. But if it is possible to steal some tools from the greatest masterpiece, why not? GWS introduces practical greening solutions that are incorporated into modern constructions. It is of no surprise to see more green walls springing up in modern buildings nowadays, especially with a plethora of benefits it brings along, there [...]

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Roots in a piece of classical

GWS Living Art takes pride in producing and performing an ultimate environmentally friendly greenery to you. We install and construct a clean and green building for you. Providing you with plenty of benefits be it in reducing heat against global changes in the world. Reducing energy consumption of your building, to help save the earth. Helps in minimizing the human pollution for example noise pollution.  Coming from a nursery with decades of experience specializing in plants. We provide a [...]

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