After its been closed for 3 years to revamp, Funan SG set to reopen in June, this time, almost twice its original size.
Its bicycle friendly
With over 200 retail shops spread across its 6 floors, shoppers can now cycle through the building along dedicated cycling path.
There are also end of trip facilities like bike shops, bike cafes, parking bay and shower facilities.
Centerpiece is a 25-metres Tree
Upon entering Funan Mall, shoppers will be greeted with the mall’s centerpiece – Tree Of life. It is a steel structure that stretches from Basement 2 to Level 4.
The Tree Of Life also houses 20 retail pods for brands to showcase their products and crafts. These pods also allowed entrepreneurs and design ateliers to conduct classes and workshops.
Kinetic Wall – The Next IG Friendly Wall
Similar to the ones you see at the Changi Airport T2, Funan Mall also has a Kinetic Wall, which is a multimedia art installation.
It comprises of embossed aluminium panels that span 13 metres in height and 9 metres in width which features a total of 1,271 motorised light blades made from specially customised moulds.
The Kinetic Wall is further enhanced by the mirrored ceiling which expands the size of it optically.
Rooftop Food Farm
Imagine growing a farm in the CBD? Funan Mall will be home to “largest area set aside for urban agriculture in the CBD”.
The rooftop is home to a 18,000 sq ft Food Garden, where shoppers can experience a variety of edible plants through smell, touch and sight.
The heart of the Food Garden is the 5,000 sq ft Urban Farm operated by Edible Garden City.
One of the few urban farms in Singapore open to the public, it is designed as a production and functional space where visitors can learn how vegetables are produced and harvested.
There is also a futsal court at the rooftop.
Ever had the hassle experience of carrying your purchase whilst continuing to shop?
The mall plans to introduce its hands-free shopping concept where retailers make use of an in-mall delivery robot that will pick up orders and deposit them at collection boxes.
Customers can then pick up their orders at their own convenience.
The mall also uses facial recognition cameras to sort shoppers by demographics before recommending a list of shops to look out for.
Good Mix of Shops
Some of the confirmed tenants include W!ld Rice theatre, Golden Village cineplex, TFX fitness centre, Climb Central indoor rock climbing, The Ark futsal facility, ABC Cooking Studio and farm-to-table dining at Japanese restaurant Noka in collaboration with Edible Garden City.
Pictures: Funan SG Facebook Page