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Apple’s newest store in Singapore is more than eye-catching, it runs on 100% renewable energy!
Credit: © Nigel Young and Apple
Last weekend, the first Apple store in Southeast Asia opened its doors to tech-savvy customers. To keep with the company’s mission to “generate and source from more than 4 gigawatts of new clean energy worldwide by 2020,” the new building, which was designed by Foster + Partners and Apple, is powered entirely by clean energy.
The Apple Orchard Road store features mature trees inside and outside the shop. Due to a stunning glass front, the splendor can be witnessed from meters away. Considered to be one of Foster + Partners’ “greenest Apple spaces yet,” the store is located in the heart of Singapore and was crafted to portray the strong focus on community and connection to nature.
Stefan Behling, Head of Studio, Foster + Partners said: