Here’s your chance to be part of a sustainability week organized by GreenA Consultants. Held from the 11th to 16th July 2016, we’ve planned out a full week packed with site visits and exhibitions and a full day workshop.
Here’s the line-up of activities planned:
City Solutions 2016 | World Cities Summit 2016: Liveable & Sustainable Cities : Innovative Cities of Opportunity
City Solutions Singapore (CSS) 2016 is the preferred global platform to showcase new and cutting-edge solutions for smart nations and urban environments. With over 20,000 visitors from 133 countries and regions, CSS presents a catalyst for investors to seek new partnerships and business opportunities with over 800 participating companies, making it an international marketplace of choice for stakeholders across the value chain of sustainable development.
With over 31,000 sqm of exhibition space and featuring different country and themed pavilions, the integrated expo will comprise of Water Expo, Cities, and Environment @ City Solutions Singapore, focusing on water, urban and environment solutions respectively.
Full Day Workshop
An inside look at the local initiatives to drive Singapore’s construction industry towards more environment-friendly buildings. How Singapore is promoting sustainability in the built environment and raise environmental awareness among developers, designers and builders when they start project conceptualisation and design, as well as during construction.
Built across the mouth of Marina Channel, Marina Barrage creates Singapore’s 15th reservoir, and the first in the heart of the city. With a catchment area of 10,000 hectares, or one-sixth the size of Singapore, Marina catchment is the island’s largest and most urbanised catchment.The Sustainable Singapore Gallery (SSG) is an information and sensory exhibition showcasing Singapore’s efforts towards environmental sustainability.
Zero Energy Building
The first Zero Energy Building (ZEB) in South-east Asia retrofitted from an existing building. Converted from a three-storey former workshop, ZEB houses offices, classrooms and a resource centre.
As a critical test-bedding facility, the 4,500 m2 building produces enough energy to power the building.
URA (Urban Redevelopment Authority) City Gallery
First opened in 1999, the Singapore City Gallery tells the story of Singapore’s physical and sustainable transformation over the past 50 years. Interactive and experiential exhibition of Singapore Sustainable master plan .
Rotatable Laboratory for the Tropics
Visit to the world’s first high-rise rotatable laboratory for the tropics, developed in collaboration with California’s Lawrence Berkeley national laboratory. Built on the rooftop of a six-storey building at the BCA Academy, the BCA Skylab is constructed on a rotatable platform to enable tests to be carried out at any orientation to the sun and wind.
Gardens by The Bay
Gardens by the Bay captures the essence of Singapore as the premier tropical Garden City. Underlying the concept of Gardens by the Bay are the principles of environmental sustainability.
Eleven of the Super trees are embedded with environmentally sustainable functions. Some have photovoltaic cells on their canopies to harvest solar energy for lighting up the Super trees., while others are integrated with the Conservatories and serve as air exhaust receptacles
Visit Semakau Landfill to explore the diverse array of plants, corals, birds and animals which reside on the island next to what mostly used to be the trash – incineration ash and non-incinerable waste. Come, see and smell for yourself how an operational landfill that, contrary to popular perception, is clean, green and exists in harmony with nature.
HDB Centre of Building Research
Previously known as Prefabrication Technology Centre, is the Master Laboratory to incubate and nurture new technologies to be used for building homes for future generation. Officially opened in July 1995, it was the first of its kind in the region then to be set up to spearhead the use of prefabrication technology.
Site tour to Green Certified Buildings:
- Full list to be disclosed soon.
To express your interest, drop an email to ana[at]greenaconsultants.com