Urban Green Spaces: Transforming Built Environments for Liveable Neighbourhoods

Day 1 : 11:15 – 12:05

This dynamic session explores the integral role of green spaces in enhancing the liveability of urban areas. Delegates will delve into concrete examples and case studies that highlight the transformative power of incorporating green spaces within built environments to create vibrant and sustainable neighbourhoods. They will also gain insights into how urban green spaces contribute to improving air quality, reducing urban heat island effects, promoting biodiversity, and enhancing the well-being of residents. Drawing inspiration from successful projects in Hong Kong and across Asia, delegates will learn about innovative design approaches, sustainable landscaping techniques, and community engagement strategies

Learnings

  • What are the innovative design approaches and strategies for integrating green spaces within urban built environments?
  • How can we examine the positive impacts of urban green spaces on the physical and mental health of residents?
  • What are the sustainable landscaping practices that can be employed in urban green spaces to optimize resource efficiency, water conservation, and biodiversity preservation?

Post-event Actions

  • Be able to encourage delegates to become advocates for the development and maintenance of urban green spaces within their local communities.
  • Inspire delegates and colleagues to incorporate the principles of urban green spaces in their future projects and developments.
  • Encourage delegates to share the knowledge and insights gained from the session with their professional networks and colleagues.
  • Encourage delegates to actively engage with policymakers and local authorities to advocate for the development and implementation of policies that prioritize the creation and maintenance of urban green spaces.

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