Centre for Urban Greenery & Ecology, Singapore The Editorial Team

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The Research branch of the Centre for Urban Greenery & Ecology, Singapore, engages in multidisciplinary research on the greening and ecology of cities. Through its key research programs on plants, ecology and social studies, it aims to enhance greenery planning, design and management in cities.

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Books

Nature & Health in Cities, Citygreen Issue 9
Price: $8.50 USD. Words: 46,000. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
This issue features Parks Victoria’s Healthy Parks Healthy People movement and the US-based National Park Prescriptions Initiative in Reports. Local stories include “Seeking Nature’s Mysterious Ways” that incorporates insights on the implementation of Nature Ways, and an interview with the Group CEO of Alexandra Health System.
CS E11:2014 - Guidelines on Design for Safety of Skyrise Greenery
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 10,420. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
CS E11:2014, Guidelines on Design for Safety of Skyrise Greenery, sets out relevant safety requirements and safe design considerations. This highlights the importance and need for safe design when planning, designing and operating rooftop greenery and vertical greenery, which are fundamentally elevated vegetated work spaces.
CS E10:2014 - Guidelines on Design Loads for Skyrise Greenery
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 5,260. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
CS E10:2014, Guidelines on Design Loads for Skyrise Greenery, identifies the basic requirements, considerations and estimates for associated design loads in the design, planning and operation of rooftop greenery and vertical greenery.
Cultivating the City, Citygreen Issue 8
Price: $8.50 USD. Words: 32,500. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
This issue of CITYGREEN showcases the different forms that “Urban Horticulture” can take, including a shopping mall, public housing project, airport, school and two children gardens. Epub readers enjoy complimentary Flipbook Viewer format.
Stepping Up with Green, Citygreen Issue 7
Price: $8.50 USD. Words: 47,000. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
This issue of CITYGREEN rounds up a number of project features that impressively demonstrate skyrise greenery and research reports on the forecasts for the global green roof and green wall market, as well as the findings of a life-cycle assessment of five different types of vertical greenery systems. Epub readers enjoy complimentary Flipbook Viewer format.
Green Spaces for Sustainable Cities, Citygreen Issue 6
Price: $8.50 USD. Words: 44,340. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
This issue of CITYGREEN aims to share insights on the values of nature in cities. The selection of articles includes SmartCode for walkable, mixed-use urbanism, reconnection to the natural world through a “naturising index” and European Green Capitals. Epub readers enjoy complimentary Flipbook Viewer format.
Water & the City, Citygreen Issue 5
Price: $8.50 USD. Words: 39,430. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
This issue provides a balanced view on the broad spectrum of topics related to the theme of water in the urban landscape, ranging from how water can be managed for better quality or to be further transformed into an ecosystem service to activating spaces in cities using waterscapes. EPub readers enjoy complimentary Flipbook Viewer format.
Biodiversity in the Urban Landscape, Citygreen Issue 4
Price: $8.50 USD. Words: 60,470. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
In this issue, Bruce Clarkson shares about the reconstruction of Hamilton's Indigenous Ecosystems, the Waiwhakareke Natural Heritage Park whilst Steward Pickett discusses the urban biodiversity in the Baltimore Ecosystem study. Feature article on Singapore's butterflies, hornbills, native birds, fireflies and native orchids. EPub readers enjoy complimentary Flipbook Viewer format.
Parks - Enhancing Liveability in Cities, Citygreen Issue 3
Price: $8.50 USD. Words: 51,530. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
This issue discusses how parks can encourage population health and wellbeing. Featured projects include the World’s Great Parks and the Singapore Botanic Gardens. In Martha Schwartz's commentary, she shares her views on the role of urban landscapes. EPub readers enjoy complimentary Flipbook Viewer format.
Green in Cities goes Skywards, Citygreen issue 2
Price: $8.50 USD. Words: 34,470. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
This issue features articles by prominent figures in the green roofs and vertical greening industries, such as Dr. Patrick Blanc, Dr. Ken Yeang, Andrew Grant and Dr. Tan Puay Yok, discussing how vegetation can reduce the energy consumption of buildings and explore the role of green roofs in enhancing biodiversity in urban settings. EPub readers enjoy complimentary Flipbook Viewer format.
Citygreen Issue 1
Price: $8.50 USD. Words: 26,660. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Acoustics & Sound
This issue presents latest turf and arboriculture research in Singapore, as well as projects such as Gardens by the Bay, the Southern Ridges and other award winners. In the ecology section, biodiversity conservation in Singapore is compared with urban biodiversity protection in the City of Berlin, Germany. EPub readers enjoy complimentary Flipbook Viewer format.

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