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dc.contributor.author Wong, Yau Ming Aloysius en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2007-05-17T12:35:30Z
dc.date.available 2007-05-17T12:35:30Z
dc.date.issued 1997-05-01T00:00:00Z en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1993/1410
dc.description.abstract This practicum explores the utility of the mostly barren and desert-like roof space of our residential buildings. The concept is to reclaim an otherwise uninhabited roof top and transform it into a pleasant and enjoyable recreational space, an "Oasis in the Sky". The concepts is manifested through the location of activity zones and the design of associated structures in the confined roof environment. The project illustrates that "Oasis in the Sky" as an achievable concept. The design is complemented by a brief description of construction and site maintenance techniques. A time when urbanization has reduced on-ground recreational space to a minimum, the roofs of our buildings could be better utilized to provide a solution to this problem. Although the developed roof space could never replace natural green space on the ground, it would form a refuge of its own amidst the chaos of our urban centres, becoming an "Oasis in the Sky." en_US
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dc.language en en_US
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dc.title Oasis in the sky, a roof garden for Sek on Tai elderly persons' housing en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/masterThesis
dc.degree.discipline Landscape Architecture en_US
dc.degree.level Master of Landscape Architecture (M.Land.Arch.) en_US


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