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TEDxSingapore - Jason Pomeroy - Distil, Design, Disseminate Green Built Environment Ideas

Jason Pomeroy is an architect, academic, and founder of Pomeroy Studio, an evidence-based design studio of international architects, urbanists, designers and theorists at the forefront of the Asian green built environment agenda. He graduated with distinction from the Canterbury School of Architecture and has a masters degree from Cambridge University. His research at Cambridge focussed on skycourts and skygardens in a 21st century vertical city model, and actively researches carbon zero development. approach that enable sustainable built environments from the micro scale of a dwelling to the macro scale of the city. Jason applies academic research to commercial projects in the interests of sustainability and innovation through projects like Idea House: the first carbon zero prototype house in South East Asia, Vision Valley Malaysia, and an 80,000 acre Network Garden City extension of Kuala Lumpur. He lectures, publishes, the author of Idea House: Future Tropical Living Today, and is finalising a book Greening the urban habitat: the role of the Skycourt and skygarden. Jason is an adjunct professor of Mapua Insitute of Technology; honorary professor of Nottingham University, and a visiting faculty to Cambridge, IE and Hawaii Universities, and sits on the editorial board of the Council for Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat.About TEDxSingaporeTEDxSingapore celebrated its 3rd anniversary by curating our 15th idea event since our launch on 15 April 2009: "Inspiring Ideas To The Max" celebrated our human spirit and potential. Our innate drive has propelled us to heights of truly amazing and inspiring human endeavours, achievements and imaginations. How will we continue to strive to better ourselves, to maximise our fullest potential as individuals, as a people and as a species? Watch more talks and see photos from this event here: TEDxSingapore brings people together to seek a deeper understanding of ourselves and our world, and to inspire ideas and action for a better future for us all. Founded in April 2009, we are 100% Community-Created. Express your passion and inspiration with us, visit us at www.TEDxSingapore.sgAbout TEDxIn the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.
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