Better Cities Mar 2021

Better Cities | Mar 2021

Living Well in Post-Pandemic Cities

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Turning Silver into Gold

How can ageing be reframed as an opportunity for empowerment? Dr Emi Kiyota and Charlene Chang discuss unleashing the potential of seniors by giving them a voice, choice and control, and enabling them to socialise through technology and the built environment.

Better Cities with Research in the New Normal

The global pandemic has dramatically altered city living. It is crucial for practitioners and academics to study how evolving policies, social trends and emerging technologies impact future cities, and to work together in new ways to formulate better policies post-pandemic.

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Urban Solutions #18 |Food Security Despite the Odds

Singapore has been planning for long-term food security though its “three food baskets” strategy. It is also boosting local production by supporting a new breed of farmers through research and technology, creative planning of farm spaces and growing community support for local produce.

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Urban Solutions #18 | Active Mobility Can Help Cities Bounce Forward

Active mobility is not only a transportation solution to solve traffic and environmental issues. It can boost social resilience and lift economies too, says urban designer and architect Chintan Raveshia.

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Urban Solutions #18 | Cars Were Guests on Amsterdam’s Streets Even Before COVID-19

Learning from the SARS outbreak in 2003, Singapore introduced a city-wide network of Public Health Preparedness Clinics that, together with sound urban planning policies, has enabled the city to manage the COVID-19 pandemic effectively.

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