Better Cities Apr 2022


Better Cities | Apr 2022

Register for World Cities Summit 2022, Community Resilience Against Sinking Cities and more

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Register for the World Cities Summit 2022

Join global, business and thought leaders as they share best practices and ideas for cities to emerge more liveable, sustainable, and resilient, from prolonged and unpredictable disruptions. Notable speakers include Ms Stephanie von Friedeburg, Senior Vice President, IFC; Mr Desmond Lee, Minister for National Development (Singapore), and Mr Sandiaga Uno, Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy (Indonesia).

Early bird discount of 10% for a single pass ends on 26 May. Purchase five or more Conference Passes for a 20% discount (T&Cs apply).



Community Resilience Against Sinking Cities

Through seemingly simple solutions such as community greening, see how the Cambridge Road residents in downtown Singapore are reducing the impact of flooding and heat stress, to collectively make their community more resilient against major climate change impacts.

Residents planting trees for the community-designed and managed green corridor.



Urban Solutions #20 | Better Urban Planning with Science and Data

Carlo Ratti, Professor of Urban Technologies and Planning Director at the MIT Senseable City Lab, draws from his past projects to explain how data-driven methods can improve urban planning.

Professor Carlo Ratti. Source: Sara Magni

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Urban Solutions #20 | ePlanner: Integrating Data for Inter-agency Collaboration

Singapore’s Urban Redevelopment Authority built ePlanner, a one-stop, multi-platform geospatial analytics tool in-house that makes accessing data a cinch for urban planners across agencies.

An example of how the ePlanner is used to identify where there are higher concentrations of seniors living alone. Source: Urban Redevelopment Authority, Singapore

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🕒 5 min | Read

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