While Singapore is known for incorporating nature in the urban cityscape, Jurong Lake District will also be an epitome of Singapore's plan to make it a Central Business District (CBD) where nature and technology meet to work in harmony rather than clash in a struggle of dominance. Vehicles, roads, buildings, and homes, in this case, represent the smart technological advances while the green spaces represents our natural environment.
In an effort to promote sustainable living and encourage nature living, the government plans to utilize smart technology that will enhance the city’s infrastructure and to regulate energy usage and maximise efficiency. Be part of Jurong Transformation at Jurong Lake District.
Jurong Lake Gardens is hoped to become the first national gardens in the heartlands by the National Parks Board (NParks), giving nature lovers and techies alike have reason to rejoice at the new plans for Jurong Lake District. Natural habitats, community gardens, water sports, water playgrounds, boardwalks, lakeside views, nature-themed play areas, community programmes, as well as science and learning activities led by the new Science Centre are among the many exciting facilities that will fill the sprawling green landscape with a huge area of 90ha. Jurong Lake Gardens will truly be a beautiful place for residents to play and relax in. Exciting features such as solar panels that provide generate some electricity for the park, and sensors that collect Singapore’s environment and wildlife data will also be incorporated in the smart technologies plan.
To foster a clean and green environment and to go car-lite, the LTA plans to start a pilot bicycle-sharing scheme in Jurong Lake District in 2017 and a also a unique driverless buggy programme around the Japanese and chinese Gardens. Several public and private buildings in Jurong Lake District have passed the fancied Green Mark Platinum status from the Building & Construction Authority.
Jem include green walls and sky gardens, energy-saving regenerative lifts, a rainwater recycling system, improving air conditioning efficacy by 25 percent above national standards. Westgate is well equipped with eco-friendly features like natural ventilation for its atrium,heat-minimising glazed glass and shades on its facade, energy-efficient light, lift and air-conditioning systems at some example of their eco system implementation. At JCube, exceptional features include solar panels, a heat recycling system, a rainwater harvesting tank and a water condensation recycling programme. Patients also get plenty of fresh air, natural light and greenery views through the fan-shaped wards that provide each bed with a window at the new Ng Teng Fong Hospital.
Lake Grande will provide residents with nature inspired state of the art facilities such as a aquariums, spa villa, lush green trails, leisure pool, forest-themed dining pavilions and plenty of natural materials nearby. Other green features and urban amenities include like outdoor fitness equipment that harness kinetic energy from your workout to charge your mobile device and a bicycle-sharing facility that let residents zip around Jurong Lake Gardens and take in the beauty of the lake.
At Lake Grande, smart technology and luxuriant greenery all at your doorstep, who can resist living here?