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Friday, 6 November – the lecture

This is part 3 of a three-part blog. If you’d like to read part 2, click here. Finally, time for Ms Ervin’s lecture at NUS, to a pretty full auditorium. She started by describing how the term “green building” has evolved. Not so long ago, it might have evoked images of something like the turf [...]

By |2020-04-28T05:34:37+00:00November 8th, 2015|Urban greening|Comments Off on Friday, 6 November – the lecture

Thursday, 5 November – visit to BCA Academy and CDL’s South Beach Project

This is part 2 of a three-part blog. If you’d like to read part 1, click here. I spent the day with the Ervins and several other people, most of whom are involved in green building in Singapore. These included representatives from the Singapore Government’s Building and Construction Authority (BCA) and City Developments Limited (CDL). [...]

By |2020-09-16T04:22:22+00:00November 8th, 2015|Urban greening|1 Comment

Asia Environment Lecture – Greening the Built Environment – part 1

Green wall on Blusson Hall, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada Although I was only planning to update this blog perhaps a couple of times a month, I already felt inspired by a recent event I participated in, the 3rd annual Asia Environment Lecture, which is jointly organised by NUS’ Master of [...]

By |2017-05-09T09:24:30+00:00November 8th, 2015|Urban greening|1 Comment
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