Better Cities Jul 2021
Better Cities | Jul 2021
Building Resilience for Climate Change
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In Conversation with
DPM Heng Swee Keat
How can cities respond to the pandemic, climate crisis and other
disruptions to emerge more sustainable and resilient? Singapore’s
Deputy Prime Minister shared the city-state’s experience in his keynote
address for this year’s World Cities Summit, jointly organised with the
Singapore International Water Week and Asia Infrastructure Forum.
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Building Community Resilience
for Climate Change
How can communities rally together to create more resilient
neighbourhoods? See how residents living around Cambridge
Road in Singapore collaborated with experts to plan and
implement community initiatives as part of CLC’s Building
Community Resilience project.
Residents preparing wood cookies for the community-designed and managed green corridor.
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Making Sense: Leveraging the
Science of Cities
Cities are complex entities where
urban systems and people interact
in ways that are often out of sight
and seemingly random. Can a
science of cities help us understand
how cities work in a quantitatively
predictable way? Can advanced
analytics and modelling tools using
big data guide policymakers and
urban planners to address complex
urban issues such as transportation,
health, and housing?
2 Sep 2021 (Thursday)
4:00pm – 5:10pm (GMT+8)
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Infrastructure in the
Transitioning to a circular economy
can help cities meet long-term policy
objectives related to climate change.
Experts including CLC Chairman
Dr Cheong Koon Hean share six
opportunities for infrastructure to play a
role in supporting such a shift.
Source: “Bosco Verticale” (CC BY-NC 2.0) by el_ave, flickr
🕒 7 min | Read ⟶
Be inspired by some of the best “local
green deals” cities have adopted to
go green. These best practices and
plans were showcased at the European
Commission’s 100 Intelligent Cities
Challenge City Lab, featuring cities such
as Espoo, Singapore and Mechelen.
Source: Mark Stoop, Unsplash
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Urban Solutions #19 | Will COVID-19 Redefine Cities?
With the COVID-19 pandemic disrupting communities, work, mobility,
real estate, business models and supply chains in unprecedented
ways, is it the end of cities as we know them? Lord Norman Foster,
Founder and Executive Chairman of Foster + Partners, shares what lies
ahead for cities.
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🕒 5 min | Read ⟶
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