Urban Greenery Design 101 Workshop

This one-day course aims to provide an understanding of how greenery can be an effective means of improving conditions in the urban environment. You will acquire scientific knowledge on the benefits of greenery and learn how best to incorporate greenery into their design via practical hands-on activity in this course.

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Date:

14 Jun 2019 (Fri)

Time:

08:30 AM to 05:30 PM

Venue:

SIT@Dover, 10 Dover Drive S138683

Topics include:

Urban Heat Island and Climate Change

  • Impact on Singapore
  • Adaptive and mitigative measures

Benefits of Greenery

  • Temperature reduction
  • Air quality and acoustics
  • Energy savings
  • Psychological well-being

Urban Heat Island and Climate Change

  • Impact on Singapore
  • Adaptive and mitigative measures

Benefits of Greenery

  • Temperature reduction
  • Air quality and acoustics
  • Energy savings
  • Psychological well-being
  • Real estate

Forms of Urban Greenery

  • Traditional greenery – Trees, shrubs turf
  • Green roofs
  • Green walls
  • Quantification – LAI, Green plot ratio

Landscape Design Considerations

  • Site and context
  • Urban morphology
  • Climatic variables
  • Plant requirements

Green Wall Design Considerations

  • Green wall systems
  • Climatic variability and plant requirements – outdoor / indoor
  • Plant choice for aesthetics and functionality
  • Maintainability issues

Green Roof Design Considerations

  • Green roof systems
  • Climatic variability and plant requirements

 

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