Every avid traveller and architectural fan would have heard about New York’s exceptionally stunning architectural project, The High Line. The greenway was constructed from an abandoned railway and is a popular attraction amongst New Yorkers and tourists alike. Its roaring success has inspired many global cities such as Sydney and Seoul to follow suit.
Of course, no two construction ventures will ever be identical and New York City’s High Line can ultimately only serve as an inspiration.
Singapore is set to come up with its very own version of New York City’s The High Line on the Rail Corridor – the former rail line will be transformed into a park that will stretch across 24 kilometres, making it 10 times longer than The High Line.
The new Eco-link@BKE is probably the coolest addition to Singapore, and one to be excited about most definitely.
Singapore’s urban population of 100% comes at a price, where many Singaporeans are not exposed to mother nature. Let’s face it, many are easily fascinated by greenery – even if it is just an empty patch of grassland.
But the world’s most expensive city is not all about skyscrapers – the government has been putting immense effort to promote green spaces and a recent bridge – the Eco-Link@BKE – has been constructed to promote biodiversity conservation.
Here are 5 Things You Need To Know Before Visiting Singapore’s New Eco-Link@BKE. Most importantly, do note that you are prohibited to access the ecological infrastructure by yourself. To access the bridge, you will have to pre-register online for a guided walk by National Parks.