Rochor Canal

Ramboll Studio Dreiseitl: Rochor River is an urban stormwater canal which flows from Bukit Timah all the way down to Marina Barrage. The canal flows mostly through a dense urban fabric and flows along stretches of heavy traffic roads. The new role of the Canal is to create a ‘tie’ connecting the segregated enclaves together, and give a stronger sense of the Marina, the City and
its water edge. Accompanied with parallel pedestrian boulevards from the surroundings – Rochor Promenade, a waterscape which combines both green, blue and orange (human) elements – will soon be bursting will activities and life. At the same time, the green belt offers a green corridor for fauna along the canal, enabling residents an opportunity to appreciate the wildlife at their doorstep. 
The design of the new Rochor Promenade is intended to bring people closer to the water edge. A layering system for the different city infrastructures of green, vehicular, pedestrian, culture, etc is adopted so that the design can react flexible to the current conditions and programs while still being united as a whole.

Data:

Location: Singapore
Client: Public Utilities Board (PUB)
Enigneers: Surbana International
Expertise: urban masterplan, streetscapes, public realm, waterfront, canal restoration, lead
Construction: 2013
Area: 6.500.000, 1,2 km rochor river
Landscape Architecture: Ramboll Studio Dreiseitl
Team: Herbert Dreiseitl, Tobias Baur, Leonard Ng, Melissa Yip, Hendrik Porst, Jeremy Anterola, Stefan Brückmann, Martin Foehr, Gustavo Glaeser, Christoph Hald, Tobias Klinger, Rudolf Mager, Hendrik Porst, Christoph Würthle, Ingo Zoefelt, Wi Ming Chin, Jay Coro, Li Hua Tang, Haidee Hernandez

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