Eco-friendly Oasia hotel is world's best tall building

Think of skyscrapers - and shimmering glass and dull grey concrete come to mind. But in Singapore, a hotel by Far East Organization in Tanjong Pagar is putting the "jungle" in "urban jungle".

Oasia Hotel Downtown, designed by local architecture firm Woha, was named this year's Best Tall Building Worldwide in May by the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH), a global authority on tall buildings and future cities.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 02, 2018, with the headline 'Eco-friendly Oasia hotel is world's best tall building'. Subscribe