Dezeen Debate features “ambitious” green hotel in Singapore

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The latest edition of our Dezeen Debate newsletter features a “garden hotel” in Singapore designed by architecture studio WOHA. Subscribe to Dezeen Debate now.

WOHA completed a hotel in Singapore featuring pool terraces that are covered in planting to encourage visitors to observe nature.

Each terrace was wrapped on two sides by guest rooms in six-storey blocks and has a different theme.

Commenters were fascinated by the hotel. One described it as “a piece of Las Vegas in downtown Singapore”. Whilst another thought the project was “ambitious”, they also questioned whether it might be “a bit too arbitrary”.

Bananatex produces compostable jersey made from Abacá banana plants

Other stories in this week’s newsletter that fired up the comments section included a compostable jersey made from Abacá banana plants, a stepped retail building in Baltimore designed by 3XN and a concrete commercial office in Medellín by StudioSC and Base Taller.

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