Better Cities Mar 2022
Better Cities | Mar 2022
RSVP for World Cities Summit 2022, Singapore's Approach to Net-Zero and more
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Jurong Island: Creating
a World-Class Energy
and Chemicals Hub
Originally seven small islands south of Singapore, Jurong Island today serves as the base of operations for over 100 leading chemical and energy companies. This Urban Systems Study examines Singapore’s approach towards growing heavy industries
while maintaining a high level of liveability and sustainability.
RSVP for the
World Cities Summit 2022
Global, business and thought leaders will convene in-person at the World Cities Summit this year, to share best practices and co-create solutions under the theme “Liveable and Sustainable Cities: Emerging Stronger”. Join us in plenary
and track discussions to engage on topics such as Sustainable Financing, Smart Cities and Urban Resilience.
Find out more and register ⟶
Singapore’s Approach to Net-Zero
Singapore has long taken the approach of adopting innovations methodically, and its approach to becoming a net-zero city is no different. These four case studies on systemic efficiency in Singapore show how the nation promotes greater sustainability.
Singapore’s Tengah Town development is surrounded by lush landscaping and a forest corridor, creating nature-centric neighbourhoods.
Source: Housing & Development Board, Singapore
🕒7 min | Read ⟶
Overcoming Increasing Risks with
Collaboration and Resilience
At the “Understanding Risk Asia Conference 2021”, panellists including
CLC’s Deputy Director of Research Elaine Tan discussed how collaboration
between governments, communities and industries is key to build up
resilient cities that thrive in the face of increasing risks.
Two boys use recycled materials to row in flood waters, Thailand, 2015.
Source: Dean Moriarty, Pixabay
🕒5 min | Read ⟶
Urban Solutions #20 | Leveraging the
Science of Cities to
Solve Urban Challenges
To understand how a city works, we
must first understand the behaviours of
and interactions between each person
living in the city. In the past, this would
have been an enormous challenge, but
the situation is changing today.
People and their interactions are part of the complex systems
Source: JC Gellidon, Unsplash
PDF: 1.18 MB
🕒 12 min | Read ⟶
Urban Solutions #20 | Orbiting Melbourne:
The Case for Improving
the City’s Mobility
As Melbourne grows, economic shifts
are dispersing jobs within and beyond
the city centre. The city will need an
infrastructural facelift to keep up with
growth and help reshape Melbourne
into a city of centres.
The rail network is essential in providing Melburnians with access to
jobs, services, schools and parks.
Source: Arun Clarke, Unsplash
PDF: 1.48 MB
🕒 5 min | Read ⟶
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