CapitaGreen is an ultra-modern 40-storey Grade A office tower under construction at the site of the former Market Street Car Park. Designed in collaboration with Toyo Ito and associates, the office tower is setting itself apart from others with its green focus and features that will mark it as Singapore’s greenest office property to date. The building is set to be the most ‘green’ building in the CBD given its façade’s 55 per cent green ratio, with the east and west façades having a larger amount of greenery, which will minimise solar heat gain and improve energy efficiency for the building
Patterned after the earth’s surface in its aesthetic and functional features, CapitaGreen has a cool void that runs along its core. A magnificent roof-top garden crowns the development, serving as a Sky Forest. Cool, fresh air will be channelled throughout the building via the central core. The building is not only encased in lush greenery, it also has greenery on every floor plus two sky terraces that will provide additional green space within the building. All the greenery, the double skinned facade system and the well-designed natural cooling system will help to bring down the temperature of the building as well as the surrounding temperature.
The building also has several state-of-the art energy-saving features. Rainwater harvesting is used to irrigate the building’s plants. Its façade is clad in energy-efficient, double-skin high-performance glass that minimises solar heat glare. Coupled with the cooling effect from the surrounding greenery and the natural breezes channelled from the roof, the building will require less energy to keep cool. The typical floor plate ranges from 20,000 to 25,000 square feet. Its floor-to-ceiling height of 3.2 metres, one of the highest for offices in the CBD, is further enhanced by larger windows which will give tenants an unparalleled view of the Marina Bay area, creating a sense of space with natural light and reducing the need for artificial lighting.