S P Setia won the coveted award for under the Sustainable Development category for its second development – Eco Sanctuary from FIABCI in Singapore.
Based on sustainable design philosophy, Eco Sanctuary is a 24-storey that offers its residents of Singapore’s largest nature reserve. The development was inspired by nature and its designs emulate the ecology of its lush surroundings.
All apartments enjoy minimum heat gain with maximum day-lighting and wind circulation. Moreover, the swimming pools and bio-ponds help to keep the development cool in the day while individual apartments are fitted with energy and water efficient appliances and fittings.
Forest City to be a possible station
It was reported that Country Garden Holdings Co Ltd has made requests to the authorities and stakeholders to build a Singapore-KL High Speed Rail station in Forest City.
The possible station in Forest City would be the new transport hub for Johor Bahru. In the current alignment, the train will depart Iskandar Puteri and go towards the second causeway, then cross an overhead bridge into Singapore. But now the path may be diverted to Forest City before heading to the (second) causeway. The distance could be longer and will cost more for Malaysia.