Skyrise Greenery Guidelines Series (Module 1) : Rooftop Tree Planting & General Maintenance of Rooftop Greenery
|Course Fee||$42.80 (Inclusive of 7% GST)
*Terms and conditions apply.
|Registration||This course is currently not available for registration.|
This is part of CUGE’s Training Series on Guidelines to continue our efforts in improving the overall horticulture standard of the landscape industry. This module will provide an overview on rooftop tree and palm planting needs, and how these horticulture requirements are influenced by:
- Material selection
- Material placements
- Material dimensioning
The rationale behind these design recommendations will also be shared. The course aims to impart to participants a realistic perspective on the many needs of trees and palms when planted on the rooftop, as well as the various associated architecture, loading and placement issues that need to be considered upfront during the project design phase, with the overall intention of encouraging feasible and manageable rooftop greenery design.
- Rooftop microclimate
- Rooftop tree / palm size and weight
- Rooftop tree / palm set-back
- Rooftop soil quality and quantity
- Rooftop tree / palm support systems
- Group exercise
- Summary / Wrap up
ABOUT THE TRAINER
Mr Poh Choon Hock is a researcher at the Centre for Urban Greenery and Ecology (CUGE) under the National Parks Board. His current focus is on skyrise greenery implementation and has shared at various workshops, courses and forums. Choon Hock has published several articles on skyrise greenery, including “Safe Design of Skyrise Greenery in Singapore” which was jointly authored with Dr Michael Behm and published in the magazine “Smart and Sustainable Built Environment” in 2012.
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT UNITS*
|Professional Certification||CEU Points|
|ISA Certified Arborist||3.5 CEUs|
|ISA Municipal Specialist||3.5 CEUs|
|ISA Board Certified Master Arborist – Practice||2 CEUs|
|ISA Board Certified Master Arborist – Management||1.5 CEUs|
|Certified Practicing Horticulturist||2 CEUs|
|Singapore Institute of Landscape Architects (SILA)||TBC|
*Accredited points may differ for different sessions.
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