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Name of the tool
Green Plot Ratio

Where is tool available from
The tool is outlined and explained in an article:
Boon Lay Ong (2002) Green plot ratio: an ecological measure for architecture and urban planning Singapore
The article can be found in L Landscape and Urban Planning 63 (2003) 197-211 or

When was the tool produced
The paper on the tool was writte in 2002, however the tool was submitted as part of a design enty for Liuxiancun new town, Shenzhen, China (Foo and Ong) in 1999 and between 1999 and 2002 as part of a collaboration with Design Vista for a competition design for a hi-tech science park for start up comnaines in Information and Communication Technology (ICT), media and and the life science.

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Organisation/s that developed the tool and country of origin
The Green Plot Ratio was produced by Boon Lay Ong of the Department of Architecture at the Natioanl University of Singapore, as a culmination of collaboration with colleagues, architects and planners.

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