Christoph Ingenhoven, the architect whose beautiful, eco-friendly spa designs have graced hotels in Austria and Germany, has set his sights eastward to Singapore, where he has created a green mini-city.

The Marina One project, Ingehoven’s largest project to date, was formally opened by Singaporean and Malaysian dignitaries earlier this year.

Consisting of four high-rise buildings, Marina One is a hybrid habitat with 37,000sq m of vertical jungle inspired by Asia’s paddy field terraces.

As a living space focused on sustainability, the complex mirrors Ingenhoven’s previous work.

The habitat has its own flora and fauna (350 plant species to be exact) as well as a fitness club, and pool.