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19 landscape architectural master’s degree students from the National University of Singapore visited Jakarta for their semester long-studio’s field survey in early February 2020. This design studio aims to understand the complexity and drivers of the city, and provide adaptive landscape schemes to reimagine issues into opportunities, strength into strategies.

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In the face of the novel coronavirus outbreak, there is more to resilience in city planning than climate, landscapes, ecology and natural disasters.

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In the face of climate change and preparation for uncertainty, do we expect more rigid structures to be constructed for coastal protection?, or would there be opportunities to incorporate multi-functional coastal infrastructures that delivers a wider range of ecosystem services? Planning questions required detailed field surveys to understand the current status of Singapore’s shoreline—especially ...

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Under the guidance of Asia Development Bank, Ramboll Studio Dreiseitl was committed to advice large-scale framework for Vietnamese cities to implement nature-based solutions along their waterfront environments. Landscape architects played a central role in planning the process of urban development, which intended to holistically integrate flood risk mitigation scheme, ensure high-quality public ...

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The Asia-Pacific Regional Council of the International Federation of Landscape Architects (IFLA APR) declares a regional and global climate and biodiversity emergency, recognising clear evidence from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES), and the International Union for the Conservation of ...

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If you, as a landscape architect, were given a task to improve Cikini’s environment, and provide design solutions to enhance resident’s livability, what would you think of? Do you think you can even make an actual contribution? I had the opportunity to participate in students’ engagement with community members, thorough site analysis, and coming up with solutions for years, as part of ...

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This year, for the very first time, Singapore Institute of Landscape Architects (SILA) organised an ambitious community activity where 30 Building Professionals from Singapore came together to build a home in Malaysia, for low-income indigenous families.

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This year, for the very first time, Singapore Institute of Landscape Architects (SILA) organised an ambitious community activity where 30 Building Professionals from Singapore came together to build a home in Malaysia, for low-income indigenous families.

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In collaboration with Epic Homes, learn more behind the problems of Kampung Gurney, a Temuan village located in the district of Batang Kali, Malaysia. And moreover, the solutions that helped drive the pre-planning of the SILA Build With Heart 2019 initiative.

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What do we really know about the landscape dimensions of reconstruction works in the aftermath of disasters? Mr Damian Tang, President of IFLA Asia Pacific Region, had the privilege of being invited by Assoc. Prof. Misato Uehara from Shinshu University and Japanese delegate to IFLA to the former disaster site in Tohoku prefecture, stricken by a devastating earthquake and tsunami. The two days of ...