The vertiginous "infinity pool" at the Marina Bay Sands resort offers a sweeping view of Singapore, a country that's achieved success while building up instead of out. See more pictures from the December 2011 feature story, "The City Solution."

Infinty Pool, Singapore

The vertiginous "infinity pool" at the Marina Bay Sands resort offers a sweeping view of Singapore, a country that's achieved success while building up instead of out. See more pictures from the December 2011 feature story, "The City Solution."
Photograph by Chia Ming Chien

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