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The design process was a collaboration between the authorities and consultants of Surbana Jurong where the team adopted an interactive design process.
The design concept enabled the seamless integration of environmentally sustainable features and storm-water management practices together with the creation of a variety of community spaces.
The Design of Punggol Waterway
- To design the waterway to function as a freshwater reservoir, as a link in the community and as a delightful waterfront environment.
- To preserve the heritage landscape of Punggol.
- To strengthen the site character by introducing water related activities, rearranging existing topography and determining strategic viewpoints.
- To promote sustainability through the design of eco-drains, and use of recycled materials and energy efficient products.
Eco-friendly ABC features
The lush flora and fauna of My Punggol Waterway
The roots of the mangrove trees have helped to naturally stabilise the sloping banks and to act as a filter for the surface run-off. They, together with several other design interventions, help to improve the water quality of the waterway.