The business, which was appointed in October via bid, disclosed that it took into account the requirement to maintain nature by keeping existing biodiversity hotspots in designing the gardens. Works for the project are set to be completed increasingly from 2020.
The seven-storey pagoda will be retained, while the Bonsai Garden will get a hanging bonsai gate, making the plants look like they’re suspended in mid air.
A water gallery trail will be created at Jurong Lake Gardens East, which will soon be transformed into a waterfront promenade for leisure boaters.
Speaking at the launch of an exhibit to showcase the suggestions for public remarks, National Development Minister Lawrence Wong said that there will also be F&B outlets at the gardens. With the future High-Speed Rail (HSR) terminus to be linked to the gardens, residents will also enjoy better connectivity, he included. Also not forgetting the upcoming new launches in 2017, Grandeur Park Residences
A string of exhibits that are roving and townhall may also be held in places like Lakeside MRT Station and Canopy @ J Link until February 2017.
Offering “a great mix of nature and community ”, the new Jurong Lake Gardens will feature a “good blend of something recognizable, with many new parts that are exciting and fresh ”, Wong said.
Notably, development works for the western portion of the gardens commenced in April and are expected to be finished in 2018, with works for the eastern and central parts.