Sky Habitat bridges the gap with landscape architecture


Three sky bridges connect this residential complex, creating both privacy and a community


This 38-story residential complex in Singapore showcases the fusion of light, space, air and landscape architecture with three bridging sky gardens.

Safdie Architects, founded by award-winning architecture Moshe Safdie, is the mastermind behind the project titled Sky Habitat. The complex pushes the boundaries of traditional residential structures through exploring and creating community spaces and private areas within its blueprint of homes, private terraces, balconies and common gardens.

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Landscape bridge view looking to ground. Image: Edward Hendricks

One of its standout features is the rooftop pool on the uppermost bridge, echoing the likes of a resort with its sun lounges and uninterrupted views of Bishan city.

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Rooftop Pool. Image: Edward Hendricks

The sky bridges are not only eye catching but are crucial to the design of the building and its synonymous relationship with the environment. The bridges allow a breeze and daylight to flow through and deep into the structure - a key element to combating Singapore's sticky climate.

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Landscape bridge. Image: Edward Hendricks

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Three bridges. Image: Edward Hendricks

In addition to the rooftop pool, Safdie Architects has incorporated recreational facilities including a 50m lap pool, leisure and children's pools, a play area, tennis court, barbeque pits, karaoke rooms, function room and gymnasium.

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Midlevel bridge. Image: Edward Hendricks

The entire complex contains 509 residential units spread over two 38-storey blocks with a mix of two, three and four-bedroom and terrace units.

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View from roof to ground. Image: Edward Hendricks

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