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Rooftop farms now allowed under landscape replacement policy: URA

Vertical greenery and inaccessible green roofs can also be counted towards fulfilling the requirements, up to a cap of 10% of site area

Existing commercial rooftop farms in Singapore include Comcrop's 600 sq m farm at *Scape, and CapitaLand's rooftop farm at Raffles City Singapore (above) which manufactures its produce into beauty products in collaboration with its business partner Spa Esprit Group.


MORE urban rooftop farms may soon crop up after the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) expanded its landscape replacement policy to allow rooftop urban farms and vertical greens to be used to replace the greenery lost due to development.

URA on Thursday said the...

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