by Keith C (19) 3S2SOCIAL STUDIES PROJECT-MARINA BAY SANDS
Beginnings In 1970s, land reclamation was carried out at Marina Bay, forming what is today the Marina Centre and Marina South areas. In 2008, Marina Barrage was built, turning Marina Bay and Kallang Basin into a new downtown freshwater Marina Reservoir, providing water supply, flood control and a new lifestyle attraction. This is possible only due to our government being able to anticipate change and stay relevant, a key factor of a good government.
Marina Bay Sands, Singapore – August 18th ,2007Marina Bay Sands, Singapore – Present day
Development of MBS The Marina Bay Sands is an example of how the government anticipates change and stays relevant. The Marina Bay Sands helps Singapore to boost its economy by attracting foreign Model of MBS – Designed by Moshe Safdie investors to Singapore. > Global & local brands – Gucci, Far East, Singtel etc.
The gray portions of the building blocks are buildings that are already built while the white portion are buildings that are yet to be built. Shows farsightedness of our government in anticipating change for the future
Attractions of MBS Opening of Marina Bay Sands Integrated Resort provided more entertainment options to the area this brought about more tourists. Hence bringing about more profit for the country Solar-powered fan to keep people cool and entertained by using solar energy and motion sensors to save energy, and are only turned on when people are present
Buildings of MBS Hotels: For tourists to stay at while having their tour/investors to bring about economic growth. Shopping centres: for people to visit Casino: A place for entertainment while the government earns profit
Purpose of the MBS The Government build the MBS so as to improve the economy of the country and to improve the quality of life in Singapore. The Government attracts numerous investors to help in the building of the MBS which requires a huge amount of $$$. MBS held many banks which is essential for the strong economy of Singapore. Without MBS, Singapores economy will be greatly affected.
Purpose of the MBS More tourism Improved Singapore’s economy Brought about more job opportunities for people
YOG Walkway In memory of the first Youth Olympic Games to be held in Singapore for the first time
Acknowledgements http://static.relax.com.sg/site/servlet/linkableblo b/relax/251544/topImage/Swim_off_the_edge_a t_Marina_Bay_IR-topImage.jpg http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marina_Bay http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marina_Bay_Sands ( pictures found there) Google as search engine Taken pictures from my phone http://static.relax.com.sg/site/servlet/linkableblo b/relax/251544/topImage/Swim_off_the_edge_a t_Marina_Bay_IR-topImage.jpg