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    Posted August 14, 2012 by
    kate2011
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    Singapore
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    Travel snapshots: Otherworldly landscapes

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    Supertrees

     

    CNN PRODUCER NOTE     Having visited Marina Bay last year, kate2011 says she never expected this would be the outcome of Singapore’s Gardens by the Bay. "I was amazed when I read about these Supertrees in a local paper before its opening last month and I finally got to see them," she says. "When I finally reached the Supertree grove, it felt like I was in the movie "Avatar." The trees -- part of a 250-acre landscaping project that opened to the public on June 29 -- are solar-powered man-made structures that act as vertical gardens. Read more in this CNN.com story.
    - Anika3, CNN iReport producer

    This is not just an architectural structure. This has LIFE and it is called Supertree.

    Standing in awe at the recently opened Gardens by the Bay in Singapore, these Supertrees astonishes every visitor what technology and nature can bring. Some Supertrees were implanted with environmentally functions for solar energy.

    What excites every visitor more is you can feel the rhythm of the rhapsody music as the Supertrees come alive when night falls…
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