People-centric approach to urban planning
In recent years, liveability, well-being, quality of life, social capital and other constructs in the social and behavioural sciences have joined traditional planning concepts such as access to amenities, mobility and connectivity to become central considerations in Singapore’s urban planning policies. Although the expanded language for urban planning is recent, the people-centric goal of improving life and living in Singapore has always been fundamental for both urban planners and national leaders. This is clear to those who are well-informed of the history and current focus of urban planning and public policies in Singapore. But as we reflect on the future and prepare for it, it is important to have more clarity on what a people-centric approach to urban planning entails…
Asian Studies | Social Psychology | Urban Studies and Planning
50 years of urabn planning in Singapore
Chye Kiang Heng
World Scientific Publishing
City or Country
CHAN, David, . (2016). People-centric approach to urban planning. In 50 years of urabn planning in Singapore (pp. ). Singapore: World Scientific Publishing.
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