President of Institute of Parks and Recreation, Singapore
Maria Boey is a Planner, Architect, Urban Designer and Landscape Designer.
She is Past Exco member of Singapore Institute of Planners and Landscape Architects.
She worked 27 years in planning, design and implementation of comprehensive developments of Public Housing and Towns of Housing & Development Board, a statutory Board for public housing and Town Development. For 14 years in Surbana International Consultant Pte. Ltd. as Vice President designing and implementation of landscape in Public Housing Developments and Parks.As a Team member in both Offices, she has won many local and International Awards for Planning and design of Tampines and Pasir Ris Town Towns and landscape Projects.
She will trace how Roof Gardens, Vertical Green Wall & Community Gardens are evolved in Singapore from a Garden City to “A Bioplihic City in the Garden”.
Some Awards -Winning Roof Gardens, Vertical Green Walls & Community Gardens examples will be shown.
Singapore has taken measures to meet the challenges of Storm and Urban Water Management, Climate Change and Sustainable Urban Planning as well.