Green Snapshot from Singapore: Recycled Concrete Gabion Wall by the River

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Gabion wall at Bishan Ang Mo Kio park, Singapore (image credit: D.Tunas)

Using recycled concrete to build gabion wall is a good way to utilize waste construction materials. In this Singapore case, the river seen in the picture used to be a large concrete canal that served as rain water catchment. After the concrete canal was dismantled, the designers used the concrete pieces to fill the gabion wire cages instead of filling them up with stones.

About the author

Devisanthi Tunas is the co-founder of www.greenasiaforce.com, an online platform which promotes sustainability awareness and green building solutions in tropical context. She is a Singapore based architect.