MAHA BODHI SCHOOL
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MAHA BODHI SCHOOL

Location

10 Ubi Avenue 1, Singapore

Specifications

To provide green wall system for installation of two green walls.

Solution

Welded wire mesh was installed onto two walls to support the mounting of VersiWall® GP (VGP) trays according to the plant design. A drip irrigation system was incorporated in the system and a drainage gully installed at the base of the walls to collect and channel excess water.

Approximately 1,500 VGP trays were used to establish the 6 metres high green walls which created an impressive façade to accentuate the school’s crest. Furthermore, incorporating nature offers children a healthy environment and a better quality of life through its contribution to environmental sustainability and a source of stress relief for the eye-strained students.

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SMU SCHOOL OF LAW

Location

Armenian Street, Singapore

Specifications

To provide waterproofing for flat roofs, landscape roofs, planter boxes, internal & external wet areas and basement.

Solution

Bitulen® SK374 – 240 sqm for ground.

Delta® MS 20 – 3,040 sqm for water management application (between slabs drainage) to basement slab.

Delta® Terrax – 1,140 sqm for drainage.

EVALON® – 6,320 sqm for landscape roofs, planter boxes and flat roofs.

Fleximent® 201 – 8,768 sqm of internal and external wet areas.

VersiCell® – 3,688 sqm for drainage.

VersiDrain®  6P – 12,400 sqm for drainage

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FORD AVENUE PRIVATE RESIDENCE

Location

Ford Avenue, Singapore

Specifications

To provide pedestal system for raised decking installed at swimming pool surrounds.

To provide paver supports for installation of raised walkway pavers.

Solution

Decking

VersiJack® pedestals support the timber bearers for the installation of raised deck flooring surrounding the swimming pool.

Bearer holders attached to the pedestals were used to keep the timber joists firmly in place prior to and during installation of the decking.

The void under the raised decked areas allow essential pipes and services to be unobtrusively hidden and assist surface water to drain away quickly which is especially important around a swimming pool.

Paving

VersiJack® pedestals support raised pavers for the creation of a side walkway of the house concealing any unsightly services beneath. Necessary adjustments for slope and height were made with the Slope Corrector and locking ring system in the pedestal respectively to create level flooring. The gaps, created by using Spacer Tabs on the pedestals, between the pavers facilitate drainage of water from the pavers back into the water feature.

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FLO RESIDENCE

Location

Punggol Field Walk, Singapore

Specifications

To provide the pedestal system to support installation of pavers surrounding the swimming pool.

Solution

VersiJack® height and slope adjustable pedestals were used to support heavy 600 mm X 600 mm granite pavers surrounding the swimming pool of the condominium.

The use of Spacer Tabs secured on the top of the Elmich pedestal enabled constant gaps between pavers. This application eliminated the need for surface drains and allowed surface water to drain away rapidly, keeping the pavers dry for the safety of the residents and visitors.

As the installation surface was sloped, Slope Correctors were used to allow adjustments of up to 5% to maintain a level pool deck.

Moreover, the raised pool deck enabled essential M&E service pipes to be hidden in the void space created beneath the raised pavers. During maintenance and repair work, workers can easily access these service pipes by lifting the pavers, saving time and cost instead of being subjected to the risks of removing embedded pavers.

In addition, VersiJack®’s resistance to mould and algae makes it the perfect choice when used in wet areas.

Elmich Pedestals provide a very practical solution for desirable pool decks for different kind of projects with its versatile height range and models.

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ALOHA LOYANG

Location

Pasir Ris, Singapore

Specifications

To provide a rainwater retention solution to harvest and reuse water for irrigation.

Solution

Large pits were excavated to specification on-site. The base of each pit is compacted and leveled with a layer of coarse sand and lined with an impermeable membrane.

190 sets of VersiTank® units were then assembled on-site and positioned in the two respective pit locations.

Subsequently, the tanks were covered over with geotextile lapped and sealed at all joints to envelope the entire exposed tank surface area.

The retained rainwater is used for irrigation of surrounding turf and landscape.

Retention of rainwater also prolongs the residence time of run-off during torrential downpours, effectively reducing the incidence of waterlogging or ponding.

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JURONG SMART BUS STATION

Location

Jurong Gateway Road, Singapore

Specifications

To provide a system that fits into the existing tree pit size for healthy tree growth and maximise soil volume in a removable precast planter box.

Solution

StrataVault® was installed in the existing tree pit and filled with soil before the Yellow Cow Wood tree was planted. A special rain funnel was designed to channel rainwater into the planter box for irrigating the tree under the hardscaped surface.

The entire project utilised a total of approximately 40 structural root cell modules.s.

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JI HOTEL XIAMEN

Location

Zhongshan Road Pedestrian Street, Xiamen, China

Specifications

To provide the green wall system to install an approx. 220 sqm green wall on the hotel building’s façade.

Solution

VersiWall® GM (VGM) modules each contain a geotextile bag filled with a primarily inorganic soil-less lightweight planting media. Pre-planting of the modules 6 to 8 weeks prior to installation in a controlled nursery environment enabled selected green wall plants to be firmly established and orientated vertically.

Pilaster mounting rails were bolted directly to the wall to facilitate firm and secure anchorage of the VGM® modules to the wall.

The green wall measuring 6 metres in height is a significant aesthetic feature for the hotel to welcome its visitors. In addition, the green wall will improve the air quality in the area and assist to keep the hotel building cooler in the summer and warmer in the winter.

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PRIVATE RESIDENCE @ STEVENS ROAD

Location

Stevens Road, Singapore

Specifications

To provide the green wall system to install a green wall on one block and a red wall on the entrance wall of the bungalow.

Solution

VersiWall® GP (VGP) proprietary mounting panels were first mounted onto the 5 metre high wall of the bungalow. Subsequently, 744 VGP trays were easily installed onto the mounting panels according to the pre-determined design creating a green wall totalling 27 sq m. Inadvertent dislodgment of the VGP trays by inclement weather was prevented by the insertion of anti-lift arms into the hooks of the trays, effectively locking the trays to the mounting panel. An automated irrigation system was incorporated to deliver irrigation and nutrients to the plants in the individual trays on the wall at programmed intervals for pre-set durations with the aid of a control panel.

Similarly, the 2.6 sq m red wall was established using the Elmich VGP system comprising of the mounting panels and trays.

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Container Office

Location

Joan Road – Singapore

Specifications

To provide a green wall system for the establishment of an instant mature green wall.

Solution

A metal framework for the welded mesh was secured and positioned in place. VGP Mesh Brackets were mounted on the horizontal strips of the metal frame to anchor the welded mesh.

The VersiWall® GT (VGT) Pilasters were positioned and firmly fastened using stainless steel bolts. Subsequently, support bolts were installed in preparation for the VGT Trays to be mounted.

Pre-planted VGT Trays are delivered on-site, and mounted on the support bolts.

Irrigation pipes are inserted through the holes of the Pilasters unobtrusively. An automated irrigation system with an integrated control panel enables delivery of irrigation water and fertilizer to the plants of the green walls at pre-set times and programmed durations.

The VGT green wall totaling 5 sqm installed at the fitted container delivers functional aesthetics, providing thermal insulation and a solution to enhance environmental sustainability.

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ARCHXPO 2016

Location

Marina Bay Sands, Singapore

Specifications

To establish a double-sided green wall and a green wall swing door for trade show booth.

Solution

VersiWall® GT (VGT) pilasters are attached to the customised metal structure with screw set. Coupling bolts are tightened, ready for trays to be hooked into place. Subsequently, pre-planted tray liners are transported on-site and slotted into each tray following the planting drawing detail.

The trays are then hooked into place establishing an instant mature green wall.

The project utilised a total of 35 trays and 12 pilasters establishing 7 square metres of vertical greenery.

 

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