Title

People-centric approach to urban planning

Publication Type

Book Chapter

Publication Date

12-2016

Abstract

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…

Discipline

Asian Studies | Social Psychology | Urban Studies and Planning

Research Areas

Psychology

Publication

50 years of urabn planning in Singapore

Editor

Chye Kiang Heng

ISBN

978-981-4656-45-0

Identifier

10.1142/9789814656474_0020

Publisher

World Scientific Publishing

City or Country

Singapore

Additional URL

http://dx.doi.org/10.1142/9789814656474_0020

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