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SDC Presents: Sustainable and Ecological Landscape in Hong Kong
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When: Monday, October 3rd, 2016
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: CanCham Boardroom
Unit 10BC China Overseas Building
139 Hennessy Road, Wan Chai
Wan Chai
Hong Kong
Contact: Justin Wong
3695 5022

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Sustainable Development Committee Presents:
Sustainable and Ecological Landscape in Hong Kong
Date: Monday, October 3rd, 2016
Time: 6:30 pm- 8:00 pm

CanCham Boardroom
Unit 10BC China Overseas Building
139 Hennessy Road
Wan Chai,Hong Kong

(MTR Wan Chai Station, Exit C)

Members Only (Complimentary)

About the Event:
This slide show will discuss the main principles of sustainable and ecological landscape, particularly in how this relates to Hong Kong.Sandy will discuss the natural landscapes of Hong Kong, the types of vegetation here and what this means to biodiversity.Are there ecological landscapes in Hong Kong?What should we do about it?Can we build more ecological landscapes?How?

Building Environmental Assessment Method (BEAM) is the preeminent tool used to measure the environmental performance of high-rise, high density developments in Hong Kong.Sandy will discuss ecological landscapes and how these are related to individual topics of the assessment criteria, and how the assessment tools contribute towards sustainable development.
About the Speaker:
Alexander (Sandy) Duggie
Managing Director of Urbis Limited

Alexander Duggie is the Managing Director of Urbis Limited, a Hong Kong based award winning design consultancy providing services in masterplanning, urban design, town planning, landscape design, golf course design and environmental impact analysis. He is also a Director of the BEAM Society Limited, a Member of the HKGBC Green Building Faculty and currently sits on the HKGBC Green Labelling Committee.

Sandy is a landscape architect by training, having practiced initially in Scotland and subsequently, since 1985, in Hong Kong and the Asia Pacific Region.

Since 1977 Urbis has undertaken over 2,000 projects throughout the Asia Pacific region, South Asia and the Middle East and has won well over 100 awards and competition designs both locally and internationally.Many of these award-winning projects Sandy has worked on, designed and / or directed personally.

He is particularly concerned with the promotion of sustainable design and designing the public realm to meet the needs of modern society.

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