Better Cities | May 2019
What's Next for Conservation?
After 30 years since Singapore created its first historic districts, how
should the conservation of its built heritage evolve? At the launch of
the “Past, Present and Future: Conserving the Nation’s Built Heritage”
Urban Systems Study, panellists reflect on the instrumental role of
the public, private and people sectors and what the future of a city’s
past could be.
Construction’s Future: Lego Parks
Nicholas Brooke, Chairman, Professional Property Services Group
“We want to be able to dismantle the
buildings, take them apart,
The Grand Design is the soul. No matter staff or leadership changes, the idea is there.
- Oswar Maudzin Mungkasa, Deputy Governor for Spatial Planning and Environment Jakarta Capital City Government
The Healthy Streets Approach
“Rethink the design: A street that
works for people is a street that
is good for health.”
- Lucy Saunders, Public Health Specialist, London
Building a High Trust City
The city of Medellín was accorded the Lee Kuan Yew World City Prize
2016 Laureate for its sustained efforts in tackling socio-economic
challenges. Learn how Mayor Federico Gutiérrez’s inclusive and
collaborative approach to governance transformed the city and
galvanised the community.
Urban Solutions #14 | Free Meal Society
“Eat with Love” is aligned with
New Taipei City’s social welfare
principles of ‘rescuing when at
risk, not when poor’, especially
for children and teens in a city of
four million—and is completely
funded by private donations.
Urban Solutions #14 | Cooking Food Once,
Using It Twice
development Our Tampines Hub
has pioneered a more sustainable,
efficient and cost-effective way of
managing food waste: Collecting
them for recycling into useful
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