Damian Tang

Asia Pacific region, IFLA. President.

Immediate Past president SILA

Damian Tang is the Asia-Pacific region President of International Federation of Landscape Architects (IFLA) and immediate past president of Singapore Institute of Landscape Architects (SILA). He is also the Senior Design Director of NParks with more than 15 years experience in landscape architecture and multi-disciplinary design practice.

Damian has been instrumental in shaping the landscape architecture profession during his presidency tenure with SILA. Under his leadership he has created greater awareness for the professional practice, raised design standards, and grew the institute with greater capacity and better recognition in Singapore. Damian has been involved in many inter-agencies master planning and design for parks, streetscapes, corridors, waterways, and civic districts from public spaces, infrastructure to township planning. Some of his ideas and design in master plans has influenced mindset change for professionals and created paradigm shifts in the way we conceive greenery and landscapes.

Some of his current key appointments include Chair of IFLA World Congress Singapore 2018 and EXCO member of IFLA World. Damian was highly regarded as a multiple awards winning landscape architect in Singapore Garden Festival 2010, 2012 & 2014 with ASLA Honorary Awards and several awards in SILA Professional Design Awards in 2010.