009 - Supertree Grove
This futuristic urban landmark is the perfect example of how lush greenery should be introduced into a vibrant, 21st century metropolis.
These 25 to 50 metre-tall supertrees are gradually-growing vertical gardens with canopies providing shade in the equatorial climate.
Singapore by many accounts is one of the most technologically advanced places on the planet.
While politically quite questionable, it is undoubtedly a solid meritocracy with a rocketing economy, boasting good examples for sustainable urban living.
WHAT CAN YOU DO?
With a population of more than five million people, Singapore is often recognized as one of the most forward-thinking green cities in Asia. The city-state has developed a Sustainable Development Blueprint, which outlines sustainability goals leading up to 2030:
To learn more about additional sustainable cities and how they’re working toward solutions to the climate crisis, download the Cities100 guide, which shares 100 solutions from 61 cities in 10 different sectors, ranging from clean energy to transportation to social equity and more:
ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability is the leading global network of more than 1,500 cities, towns and regions committed to building a sustainable future.
You can help their work by donating here:
Sustainable Cities International (SCI) is a registered non-profit based in Vancouver, Canada. Learn about their projects here: