Ocean Financial Centre

Location

Singapore

Scope of Work

Landscape Architecture

Typology

Commercial

Completed Date

2011

Client

Ocean Properties Pte Ltd c/o Keppel Land International Ltd

Team Credits

Landscape Architect: Tierra Design (S) Pte Ltd

Design Architect : Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects

Local Architect : Architects 61

Awards

2013: NParks Skyrise Greenery Award, Excellence Award

2014: Singapore Good Design Award, Gold Industry

The tropical gardens at the top floors of the Ocean Financial Centre fit within the interstitial spaces between the building structure and the glass fa├žade. The landscaping at the high floors (39th to the 43rd) create a connection to the built green environment. The resultant lush setting provides visual relief for users who spend most of their time in the artificially ventilated environment of an office.

An existing large carpark at the ground floor plaza provided an opportunity for vertical greening. The three sides of the structure were planted with potted plants to portray maps of South East Asia, the World and Singapore. In 2013, the project was recorded in the Guinness Book of Records as the largest green wall in the world.