Spatial Planning for a Sustainable Singapore

The book is intended to be a landmark publication to showcase Singapore academics’ and practising planners’ work and thinking in the globalisation age. The book takes a reflective approach in reviewing the direction, impact and significance of sustainable development in Singapore planning and the fu...

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Main Author: Wong, Tai-Chee
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Yuen, Belinda, Goldblum, Charles
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Dordrecht Springer Netherlands 2008, 2008
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:The book is intended to be a landmark publication to showcase Singapore academics’ and practising planners’ work and thinking in the globalisation age. The book takes a reflective approach in reviewing the direction, impact and significance of sustainable development in Singapore planning and the future challenges facing the city-state looked upon by many developing countries as a ‘model’. The book analyses and provides an insight to Singapore’s planning system and practices associated with sustainable development. It contributes and produces an impact on urban planning literature in a renewed perspective about Singapore that reflects the reality and need to address sustainability in the triangular relationship of economic, environmental and social developments. Audience: University libraries, students and government agencies with an interest in understanding the rationale of policy formation, planning system and its implementation in Singapore
Physical Description:digital
ISBN:9781402065422