Issue 19, Jul 2018
Singapore's Urban Story: What's Next
From overcrowded slums to a gleaming, green metropolis: Singapore’s urban development has been a remarkable tale of farsighted planning, dedication and determination. This special issue of Ethos explores how Singapore’s cityscape is set to evolve in the near future, and what it could mean for the way we live, work, connect and play in the 21st century.
What's new in this issue
Singapore’s developmental success is underpinned by principled approaches to the ubiquitous challenges of urban governance.
More than just creating honest, clean government, integrity as wholeness and working together as one united Service will ready Singapore for the future.
Singapore’s success as a major global maritime hub is the result of bold vision, national determination, and assiduous planning.
A paradigm shift in public transport is on the horizon, but the right ecosystem of policies, regulations, infrastructure, and skills must first be in place.
Innovations in hardware and heartware shape the design of Singapore’s next-generation residential towns.
The Ministry of Health’s Deputy Secretary (Development) shares perspectives on embracing Singapore’s coming demographic shift.
Upgraded infrastructure and creative programming enliven the city’s vibrant neighbourhoods, as it aspires to become a global cultural hub.
Broad hands-on community engagement has led the design and planning process for a significant stretch of former railway land.