These “Supertrees”, towering in front of tall skyscrapers, are vertical gardens, embedded with environmentally sustainable functions and range from 25-50-meters in height, with emphasis placed on the vertical display of tropical flowering climbers, ferns and epiphytes. The imposing trees have colossal concrete trunks weighing hundreds of tonnes. While thousands of thick wire rods have been used to create artificial branches and canopies.
Huge Biomimetic 'Supertrees' Taking Root on Singapore's Waterfront (Video)
super trees. These are towering structures that range in height from 82 feet to 160 feet. They serve as vertical gardens containing a vast array of orchids, bromeliads, vines and ferns. They contain structural features that allow for the collection of rainwater for irrigation purposes and photovoltaic cells to turn the sun’s rays into electricity.