Making Space: Navigating the Rise of Urban Farming and Green Lifestyle Choices

Making Space: Navigating the Rise of Urban Farming and Green Lifestyle Choices

13 September 2019

12:00PM - 12:45PM

45mins

Multi-Purpose Hall 1, Innovis


At the national level, Singapore has been pushing for the adoption of Solar Photovoltaic (PV), a technology that converts sunlight into direct current electricity by using semiconductors, as a renewable energy source. This is a challenging proposition given Singapore’s physical size, high population density and land scarcity.

Join Dr Jusuf as he discusses the latest buzz on urban farming and the dilemma planners and citizens face in navigating the rise of green lifestyle choices in Singapore. 

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Speaker

Dr Steve Kardinal Jusuf

Dr Steve Kardinal Jusuf

Assistant Professor
Singapore Institute of Technology

Dr Steve Kardinal Jusuf is Assistant Professor in the Sustainable Infrastructure Engineering (Building Services) programme, Singapore Institute of Technology. He is currently the President of International Building Performance Simulation Association (IBPSA) - Singapore Chapter. His research interests are in the area of urban microclimate, green building technology and simulation, thermal comfort and Building Information Modelling (BIM). He is a member of BIM FM workgroup in developing BIM Guide for Asset Information Delivery, led by Building Construction Authority (BCA). He has worked in a number of research projects with various Singapore government agencies, such as energy efficient building façades for thermal comfort environments and acceptable reflectance levels of building facade materials in Singapore.