Better Cities Apr 2023


Better Cities | Apr 2023

Urban Inclusivity

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Designing a Dementia-Friendly Neighbourhood in Singapore

CLC and the Agency for Integrated Care (AIC) are partners on the Dementia- Friendly Neighbourhoods Study, with research implementation led by the Singapore University of Technology & Design (SUTD). The study is currently being conducted on a pilot site in a Yio Chu Kang housing estate. Hear from CLC researchers Elly Chiu and Lim Ren Ai, and Tan Hong from AIC on the project thus far.

This interview was first published in AIC’s DFSG Connect2Collab newsletter.

Source: Singapore University of Technology and Design Social Urban Lab (SOULab)

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Top urban challenges in 2040

What are the top challenges that cities will face in 2040 that are currently not given enough attention, but need to be addressed urgently?

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Hear from two of our World Cities Summit Knowledge Council members:

Dr Upali Nanda, Global Director of Research, HKS. Assoc. Prof of Practice, University of Michigan


Dr Ruth Boumphrey, Chief Executive, Lloyd’s Register Foundation



Urban Solutions #22 | Informal Neighbourhood Partnerships: “With a Little Help from My Friends

National University of Singapore’s Associate Professor Ho Kong Chong and Wong Shiau Ching spotlight the everyday forms of care arising from informal neighbourhood partnerships in this curious case of rental block resettlement in Singapore.

Source: Ho Kong Chong
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Urban Solutions #22 | A City Marked by Business Opportunity and Liveability

Soichiro Takashima, Mayor of Fukuoka, shares about the role of government in driving partnerships, and how he plans to make Fukuoka a leading city in Asia.

Source: Fukouka City 
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World Cities Summit Mayors Forum 2023

The World Cities Summit Mayors Forum will be hosted by Seoul, the Lee Kuan Yew World City Prize 2018 Laureate, from 24 – 26 September this year.

The annual Mayors Forum is a global platform for mayors and city leaders to discuss pressing urban challenges and share the best practices. The theme for this year is Liveable and Sustainable Cities: Forging an Inclusive and Resilient Future.


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