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Title: Perception study of building professionals on the issues of green roof development in Singapore
Authors: Wong, N.H. 
Wong, S.J.
Lim, G.T. 
Ong, C.L.
Sia, A.
Keywords: Green roofs
Perception study
Singapore
Issue Date: 2005
Source: Wong, N.H.,Wong, S.J.,Lim, G.T.,Ong, C.L.,Sia, A. (2005). Perception study of building professionals on the issues of green roof development in Singapore. Architectural Science Review 48 (3) : 205-214. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.
Abstract: Despite the many advantages and the prevalent adoption of green roofs in many European countries, the incorporation of green roofs into building developments in Singapore is still not widely received. This study aims to determine the current perception of building professionals on the issues of green roof development and to recommend effective schemes to promote it. A postal survey was conducted to find out the views on twenty beneficial and twelve barrier issues of green roof development. Statistical T-test was used to test whether these issues are significantly held to be true among the different groups of professionals. Personal interviews were conducted to unravel other pertinent issues regarding green roof development. The study showed that building professionals generally agreed with most of the beneficial issues of green roof development. It was also found that unlike the Architect and Developer groups, the Landscape Architects disagreed with the issues pertaining to green roof technical barriers. The professionals generally felt that the lack of government.
Source Title: Architectural Science Review
URI: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/46019
ISSN: 00038628
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