by A Total TaiTai Tale
This is what lounging on the 15th floor looks like.
Singapore is a small, dense, island nation where 100% of the population is urbanized. And yet, the city-state of Singapore is the greenest city in Asia, according to the Green City Index, and arguably has few competitors in the rest of the world.
As Singapore’s population and economy grew, so did its green cover: it was about 36% in the 1980s and it now stands at 47%, according to the Center for Liveable cities.
“If you build a new development, you have to replace the same greenery you replaced,” says Yoh. Singapore is the only country to incorporate green building requirements into its legislation.
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