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    • Its contribution to Singapore
    • Marina Bay – Garden City by the Bayprovides an opportunity tip of Singapore, Marina Bay isLocated at the Southernfor further urban transformation,a 360haattracting new investments, visitors and talent, as well asdevelopment designed to seamlessly extend Singaporesdowntown a new destination for the local community. continuingbecoming district and further support the city-statesgrowth as a major business and financial hub in Asia.
    • The Planning of the Marina BayThe Marina Bay is reclaimed from the sea from the 1970s toprovide room for the long-term expansion of the city, Marina Bayis planned to seamlessly extend from the existing CentralBusiness District (CBD) at Raffles Place. This long-term approachto planning allowed Singapore the unique competitive advantageof developing Marina Bay as a new growth area adjacent to theexisting city centre.This shows the foresight of our Government, proving that ourGovernment is one that Anticipate Change and Stay Relevant. Bybeing able to foresee that Singapore is going to develope more, thegovernment have reclaimed land for further development of Singapore.
    • The CentralBusiness District(CBD)Singapores Central Business Districtcomprises the core of Singaporesfinancial activities and thus includesmany important and significantfinancial buildings. There are manyskyscrapers in the Central BusinessDistrict. Skyscrapers in the city includethe relatively new ones such as theUOB building and the Sail at MarinaBay, as well as the older but still wellmaintained and used buildings such asthe Swissôtel The Stamford, whichonce held the title as the worldstallest hotel.
    • The CentralBusiness District(CBD)The CBD is very much rooted to the culturaltraditions of the Chinese. Some examples arethe Chinese geomancy or Feng Shui. We cansee that many buildings in the CBD areactually designed according to this Chinesebelief. The Furama City Hotel, for example,has a roofline which resembles the openpalm of the hand to ward off evil. The‘Fountain of Wealth’ at the Suntec Tower hasthe inward flowing water at the fountain fortwo reasons. Water is the symbol of life andwealth in Chinese culture and the inwardmotion of the water signifies the retention ofwealth for Suntec City.It also possesses some important culturalsites. Historical shophouses with theiroriginal façades preserved can be foundalong streets like Club and Ann Siang Streets.This shows that the area is also a heart ofSingapores history. It allows people toremember what life use to be so they will bemore appreciative to the Singapore now.
    • Marina Bay SandsMarina Bay Sands is an integratedresort fronting Marina Bay inSingapore. It was developed by theLas Vegas Sands and it was ainvestment that promotesinvestments. Invested by LasVegas Sands, the MBS allowsmore foreign investors to look uponSingapore and invest. For example,the shopping mallat Marina Bay Sands has manyforeign brands like Chanel, Pradaand many more.This also shows the foresight of ourgovenment. They built theIntergrated Resort knowing thatTourism has always been animportant component ofSingapores economy. By buildingthe resort, it has brought ininvestments and tourism, boostingour economy.
    • Open spacesMarina Bay is planned withgreenery all around – from theoutdoors to tree-lined pedestrianmalls, city rooms, sky terraces androof gardens.Besides setting aside land for parksand gardens, specific attention wasalso paid to the ambience andvalue of individual developments. Alandscape master plan hasenvisioned Marina Bay to be filledwith lush landscaping, with eachdistrict characterised by a differentnatural theme based around thecolours of gold, pink and green,creating a multi-coloured, multi-sensory garden environment for allto enjoy. These urban, public open spaceshave become venues for events,activities and performances, orsimply a pleasant spot for lunch.
    • Open spacesMarina Bay is planned withgreenery all around – from theoutdoors to tree-lined pedestrianmalls, city rooms, sky terraces androof gardens.Besides setting aside land for parksand gardens, specific attention wasalso paid to the ambience andvalue of individual developments. Alandscape master plan hasenvisioned Marina Bay to be filledwith lush landscaping, with eachdistrict characterised by a differentnatural theme based around thecolours of gold, pink and green,creating a multi-coloured, multi-sensory garden environment for allto enjoy. These urban, public open spaceshave become venues for events,activities and performances, orsimply a pleasant spot for lunch.
    • Open spacesTo help relieve the stressful andface-paced life in Singapore, thespace is provided for everyone tohave recreational activities likeflying kites or even having a picnic.This shows that our governmentalso cares about the welfare andthe healthy lifestyle ofSingaporeans.
    • All in all, they contribute tothe great developement ofSingapore and is stillcontinuing to develop tomake Singapore an evenbetter place to stay in.