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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 13
Featured Writers: Mitchell L. Hewson, Miyazaki Yoshifumi, Yvonne Lynch and Dean Saitta   ISBN
Published: Nov 16
SGD15.00 (GST inclusive)    
Awards Singapore Garden Festival 2016

Singapore Garden Festival 2016: A Foray Into Firsts

Author: Lim Xin Yu
Images: Singapore Garden Festival

Page number: 12 - 21

 Reports Green Exposure

Green Exposure: Gardening as a Healthy Physical Activity

Author: Park Sin-Ae

Page number: 22 - 25

Reports Garden of Growth

Garden of Growth: Horticulture as a Therpy Tool

Author: Mitchell L. Hewson

Page number: 26 - 29

Reports We Share and We Grow Together

We Share and We Grow Together: Application of Social and Therapeutic Horticulture By Occupational Therapy Students

Author: Tan Hwei Lan

Page number: 30 - 31

ParksLandscapes Melbournes Digital Revolution

Melbourne's Digital Revolution: Talking Trees

Author: Yvonne Lynch

Page number: 32 - 35

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Nature Therapy: Physiological Effects of Relaxation Caused by Natural Stimuli

Author: Miyazaki Yoshifumi

Page number: 36 - 39 

Project Features Therapeutic Gardens Hortpark

Therapeutic Garden @ HortPark: Enhancing Nature for Mental Well-Being

Authors: Angelia Sia and Chelsea Sia

Page number: 40 - 47

Project Features Springleaf Nature Park

Springleaf Nature Park: A Green Corridor for Both Wildlife and People

Author: Cybil Kho and Ryuta Teo

Page number: 48 - 52

Ecology A Walk Along the Shore

A Walk Along the Shore: Conserving Marine Biodiversity in a Tropical City

Author: Lynn Wong

Page number: 54 - 55

Interview View From the Peak

View From the Peak: Recharting an Approah to Sustainable Architecture with Trædal Thorsen 

Author: Lim Xin Yu 

Page number: 56 - 63

Commentary Planning Sustainability

Planning Sustainability: The Evolution of Green Urbanism

Author: Dean Saitta

Page number: 64 - 73