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Contesting Singapore"s urban future

by William Siew Wai Lim

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Published by Asian Urban Lab, Sole distributor, Select Books in Singapore .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Urbanization -- Singapore.,
  • Globalization.,
  • Singapore -- Economic conditions.,
  • Singapore -- Politics and government.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesTan tao Xinjiapo cheng shi de wei lai
    StatementWilliam Siew Wai Lim.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHT384.S47 L56 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 102 p. :
    Number of Pages102
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16255966M
    ISBN 109814022314
    LC Control Number2006328979
    OCLC/WorldCa68434273

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    Future Cities is a collaboration between Skift and MasterCard exploring how major destinations are using smart design to meet the needs of rapid urbanization. Introduction This year Singapore is celebrating its fiftieth anniversary as an independent nation and one of the world’s best examples of intelligent urban and economic development. Over the course of half a century, the city-state has. The URBAN FUTURE global conference is Europe’s largest event for sustainable cities. It’s the place to meet the most passionate and inspiring CityChangers from all over the world. Cities are key to a sustainable future of our planet. Massive changes are necessary to fight .


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