Kong Chapter Technical Workshop
16 and 18 Dec 2008
Thu), HJ203 and BC201, PolyU, Hung Hom
Part One –
to Green Roofs
Part Two – Planning
of Green Roofs
1a Basic Concepts
What are green
Brief history of
Major types of
1b Evaluation of
Benefits of green
Costs of green
2a Planning and
Case studies and
Visit to School
Date & time: 20
(Sat), 10:00 am - 12:00 noon
Primary School, 4 Fung Lai Road, Diamond Hill (www.sbcps.edu.hk)
description: see Section
2b of workshop study notes
References and Resources
Cantor, S. L.,
Roofs in Sustainable Landscape Design, W. W. Norton
& Co., New
Dunnett, N. and
2008. Planting Green Roofs and Living Walls, Revised
Edition, Timber Press, Oregon.
Earth Pledge, 2005.
Roofs: Ecological Design and Construction, Schiffer
Pub., Atglen, PA.
FLL, 2004. Guidelines
the Planning, Execution and Upkeep of Green-roof Sites:
January 2002 edition, 1st ed. August 2004 (English version),
Landschaftsentwicklung Landschaftsbau e.V. (FLL), Bonn.
Grant, G., 2006. Green
and Façades, IHS BRE Press, Bracknell.
Hassell, C. and
2007. Green Roofs, CIBSE Knowledge Series KS11,
of Building Services Engineers, London.
NRCA, 2007. The
Roof Systems Manual, National Roofing Contractors
Ong, C. L. and Sia,
2002. Handbook on Skyrise Greening in Sinagpore,
Board and Centre for Total Building Performance, School of
Environment National University of Singapore, Singapore.
Gardens: History, Design, and Construction, W.W.
Norton & Company,
Peck, S. and Kuhn,
Guidelines for Green Roofs, Ontario Association of
Architects and Canada
Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), Ottawa, Ontario.
Snodgrass, E. C.
L. L., 2006. Green Roof Plants: A Resource and Planting
Press, Portland, Oregon.
Tan, P. Y. and Sia,
Selection of Plants for Green Roofs in Singapore,
National Parks Board,
ZinCo, 2000. Green
Recommended Standards for Designing and Installation on
Guide, 6th ed., ZinCo GmbH, Unterensingen.
Green Roof Videos
Easy to Visit Green
and Living Walls in Hong Kong:
on Green Roof Application in Hong Kong, Final Report,
Services Department, Hong Kong. (Available at
Kowloon Bay (intensive system) (roof garden)
Hong Kong Wetland
Shi Wai (intensive system) (above exhibition halls)
Two (IFC-2), Central (intensive system) (roof garden in
public open space)
Kadoorie Farm &
Gardens, Taipo (extensive system) (covered walkway at the
Kowloon Park) (intensive system)
Tsuen Wan CityWalk
and roof garden)
Tuen Mun Riverside
Mun (roof top garden) (intensive system)
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