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Heatherwick Studio lift curtain on their first residential project in Asia

by Andrew Manns | 23 Apr 2019
Credit: Courtesy of Jason Alden
This is truly a home in a garden where residents can enjoy an unparalleled lifestyle.
– Thomas Heatherwick, principal at Heatherwick Studio

London-based architecture firm Heatherwick Studio have unveiled details for "Eden", a 20-storey high-rise and the architects' first residential project in Asia.

Situated in Singapore's upscale 10 Orchard Road neighbourhood and comprised of concrete shaped to resemble spinal plates, Eden features 20 four-bedroom apartments, all of which boast foliaged balconies.

"We wanted to create something distinct for Singapore to contrast a skyline filled with angular steel and glass towers," said Thomas Heatherwick, principal and founder at Heatherwick Studio.

He added: "Our design recreates the verdant garden access once ubiquitous in the city's homes, extending the landscape of Singapore from ground level through the building via hanging gardens.

"This is truly a home in a garden where residents can enjoy an unparalleled lifestyle.”

The project, which is being developed by Swire Properties, is also said to "break away from tradition" by foregoing a box floor plate.

Eden is anticipated to be completed later this year.

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London-based architecture firm Heatherwick Studio have unveiled details for "Eden", a 20-storey high-rise and the architects' first residential project in Asia. Situated in Singapore's upscale 10 Orchard Road neighbourhood and comprised of concrete shaped to resemble spinal plates, Eden features 20 four-bedroom apartments, all of which boast foliaged balconies. "We wanted to create something distinct for Singapore to contrast a skyline filled with angular steel and glass towers," said Thomas
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