Creating A City in A Garden

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Singapore, A Garden City Singapore, An Aspiring Green City

“From the beginning, even before Singapore became independent, we sought to build a world-class living environment here through greenery. At first we aimed to be a “Garden City” – parks, reservoirs, Kallang River cleaned up, Singapore River, later cleaned up… The next phase from being a “Garden City” is to make ourselves into a “City in a Garden”. It is a play on words, but it means something different, because it means connecting our communities and our places and spaces through parks, gardens, streetscapes and skyrise greenery.”

Lee Hsien Loong, Singapore Prime Minister

Singapore’s current Prime Minister delivered a clear message of his aspiration to make the small country an even better place to live in, built on the very foundation his father – the late founding father of Singapore, Lee Kuan Yew – had laid, upon which the nation propelled itself from a mere…

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