Remaking Heartlands in Singapore (HDB)
These projects will bring you through the heartlands of Singapore where most of our Singapore population live. Housing & Development Board (HDB) designed and built many of these new age public housing, positioned as satellite towns where biophilia ecosystems, integrated greenery and water planning are part of their design principles. Learn and experience how one could seamlessly move through places lined with greenery in between housing, town centres and regional parks.
Experience the innovations and landscape architecture feat behind Singapore skyrise greenery for commercial and mix-residential projects. These projects will give you insights on how landscape architects, worked with architects to challenge greenery at heights and at scale. These projects will bring you through some of the award winning landscape architecture projects and introducing new breathtaking projects that pushes biophilia principles and experiences.
Building values through play. Play and experience how biophilic and immersive play stimulates active nature learning through design while fostering social interaction amongst users of different abilities. This tour will also give you a glimpse of how the Park Connector Network provides recreational play for adults and cater for lifestyles of different demographic.
Communities and Social Well-being
Ecology and Biodiversity
Singapore Heritage and Conservation Efforts
This tour will bring you through the heritage and conservation journey of Singapore. Understand the conservation efforts and some award winning heritage buildings that are part of Singapore’s preservation of local culture, architecture and landscapes including biodiversity.
Beautiful Healthcare and Therapeutic Gardens
Healthcare services and hospitals in Singapore are stepping up their greenery provision, believing in the therapeutic effect that greenery has for its patients. Communities are also having a piece of their planting spaces in public areas where community gardens and allotment gardens are provided to enhance the social bonding and well-being of our societies.
Biodiversity conservation and Ecological connectivity
Experience resilient landscapes where biodiversity and conservation efforts thrive in response to rapid urbanising programmes and increasing competing land use demand in the tropical island city. These nature spaces and projects bring you into the depth of our design with built in resilience strategies for the tropical rainforest structure, wildlife ecology, and even communities engagement that serves as a pedagogical approach.
*Information is subjected to adjustments by IFLA 2018 Organising Committee.