ISSN 2010-0981

CITYGREEN is a biannual publication of the Centre for Urban Greenery & Ecology. Winner of the MPAS Awards 2015 as well as APEX Awards for Publication Excellence for six consecutive years - 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013 and 2012, it covers topics on greening and ecology of the urban environment.

The articles are written by well-known experts and professionals from disciplines such as architecture, landscape architecture, urban planning and urban ecology. As a magazine, it is a useful resource and communicates valuable information in highly readable and delightfully illustrated format.

2017 winner       MPAS winner       
Preview Article
Martha, S. (2011, July). The Softer Side of Sustainability & the Hardworking Urban Landscape, CITYGREEN: Parks - Enhancing Liveability in Cities, 3, 122-127.

Article Submission

If you are interested in submitting a research or landscape manuscript, contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for the author guidelines. CITYGREEN is published biannually, in May and November. The submission deadlines for the abstract and manuscript are:


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Issue 15
Verdant Cities

Issue 14
Nature in Urban Space

Issue 13
Exploring Connections

Issue 12
City Habitats

Issue 11
Ecologically Healthy Cities

Issue 10
Resilience in Cities

Issue 9
Nature and Health in Cities

Issue 8
Cultivating the City

Issue 7
Stepping Up with Green

Issue 6
Green Spaces for Sustainable Cities

Issue 5
Water and the City

Issue 4
Biodiversity in the Urban Landscape

Issue 3
Parks – Enhancing Liveability in Cities

Issue 2
Green in Cities goes Skywards

Issue 1
Featuring Gardens by the Bay


CITYGREEN is the media partner of the following conferences. For enquiries on media partnership, please drop us an email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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CITYGREEN issue 15
Featured Writers: Chiara Catalano, Nathalia Baumann, Lena Chan and Jill J. Tan   ISBN
Published: Nov 17
SGD15.00 (GST inclusive)    
CG15 Awards Skyrise Greenery Awards 2017

Skyrise Greenery Awards 2017: Towards a Vertical City in a Garden
Page number: 10 - 19

 CG15 Awards SLAA

Singapore Landscape Architecture Awards (SLAA): Celebrating Achievements in the Landscape Architecture Profession

Page number: 20 - 27

CG15 Awards LIAS Awards

The 7th LIAS Awards of Excellence: Celebrating the Landscape Community of Singapore

Page number: 28 - 31

CG15 Awards IFLA Awards 1

The 10th International Federation of Landscape Architects (IFLA) Awards: Envisioning the Future

Page number: 32 - 41 

CG15 Reports Biosolar Roofs

Biosolar Roofs: A Symbosis between Biodiverse Green Roofs and Renewable Energy

Authors: Chiara Catalano and Nathalie Baumann

Page number: 42 - 49 

CG15 Reports Edible Garden City

Edible Garden City: Community-Centred Urban Farming

Author: Natalia Tan

Page number: 50 - 53

CG15 Reports The Journey to Becomnig a Biophilic City

The Journey to Becoming a Biophilic City

Author: Lena Chan

Page number: 54 - 57

CG15 ParksLandscapes Espaliers

Espaliers: Transforming Ordinary Vegetation into Living Works of Art

Authors: Michael Kung, Cybil Kho, Izzul Hag and Lilian Kwok

Page number: 58 - 63

CG15 ParksLandscapes Therapeutic Horticulture

Therapeutic Horticulture in the Medical Social Work Setting in Singapore

Author: Lim Xiu Ling

Page number: 64 - 67

CG15 Project Features Oasia

The Tower of Green: Oasia Hotel Downtown

Author: Tanya Singh

Page number: 68 - 73

 CG15 Project Features ITE College Central

Thinking Green: The ITE Central & Headquarters

Author: Tanya Singh

Page number: 74 - 77

 CG15 Ecology Windsor Nature Park

Windsor Nature Park

Authors: Sharon Chan and Toh Yuet Hsin

Page number: 78 - 83

 CG15 Ecology My Waterway Punggol

My WaterWay@punggol: A Living Laboratory for Urban Living Solutions

Author: Housing & Development Board

Page number: 84 - 87

 CG15 Interview Eden Re-envisioned

Eden Re-envisioned 

Author: Jill J. Tan

Page number: 88 - 91

 CG15 Interview Junichi Inada

Tropicalising Japanese Landscapes: Junichi Inada's Insights on the 'Japanese Sense of Beauty'

Author: Kee Wen Yu

Page number: 92 - 96