An inspired and extraordinary community space that slices through the heart of the island
Boffa Miskell was invited to enter one of Singapore’s most prestigious open space competitions of recent times.
The project involved an almost seamless, 24 kilometre-long trail from Woodlands Train Checkpoint in the north to Tanjong Pagar Railway Station in the south. The rail corridor passes through a myriad of landscapes and threads through various communities, showcasing a cross-section of Singapore’s urban history and development.
The project is seen as a positive contribution to the Singapore landscape, which celebrates the regeneration of nature and the importance of heritage as part of the experience. The proposals are envisioned to attune with evolving community needs and will be sensitive to the site’s particular ‘green corridor’ experience.
The rail corridor has a rich heritage dating back to early 1900s where it was known as the Singapore-Kranji railway line, and connected to all of the Malayan peninsula.
Concept master plan. Boffa Miskell led the Urban Design, Landscape Architecture, and Ecological aspects of the bid.