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Seeding interest in green estates

The Biophilic Town Framework, introduced in 2013, goes beyond just providing greenery for residents. HDB announced the updated framework on July 18 at the International Federation of Landscape Architects World Congress held at Marina Bay Sands.PHOTO: BERITA HARIAN

Last Wednesday, the Housing Board announced that new housing estates will become greener.

Trees and gardens are already aplenty in estates, so how will the changes be different?

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 24, 2018, with the headline 'Seeding interest in green estates'. Subscribe