Preface Issue 24
Preface - Hugh Lim
Encouraging Innovation for A More Sustainable Built Environment
Article - Livia Tan
Successful sustainable development demands not just technical innovation but also new models of collaboration between the private and public sectors.
Editorial Issue 24
Editorial - Alvin Pang
In this special edition of ETHOS, we partner with the Ministry of National Development's Centre for Liveable Cities to explore the theme of urban sustainability, with insights from city leaders, public sector practitioners and urban experts from around the world.
Sustainability as Behavioural Change: Nudging the Good, Discouraging the Bad
Article - Charmaine Lim
Intentional habit formation can help to drive the adoption of more sustainable eco-friendly behaviours.
Skilling Up for a Green Future
Conversation - Gog Soon Joo
In conversation with ETHOS, the Chief Skills Officer of SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) outlines bold plans to green Singapore’s economy and workforce.
The City of the Future Needs a Data Culture that Sees the Visible and Invisible
Opinion - Poon King Wang
The Director of the Lee Kuan Yew Centre for Innovative Cities reflects on how city planners and policymakers can make more thoughtful use of data to improve decision-making and better people’s lives in meaningful ways.
Sustainability through Inclusive and Innovative Development: Los Angeles, United States
Article - Victoria Simon
The city’s strategy focuses on the needs of its most vulnerable groups and the aspirations of its residents for a more liveable, equitable, and prosperous future.
Sustainable Urban Development: Espoo, Finland
Article - Helena Kyrki
The small but dynamic Finnish city is a leader in promoting development that brings together residents, businesses and other stakeholders, for the long-term benefit of all.
The Future of Urban Sustainability: Implications for Governance
Article - Yuichi Kikuzawa, Elly Chiu
How might we continue to build sustainability and liveability for our people, in the face of local and global shifts, resource pressures, changing societal values and other discontinuities?
Designing for A Human Future
Conversation - Wong Mun Summ
In a conversation with ETHOS, a co-founder of WOHA Architects explains what is needed to realise a sustainable and liveable future in today’s cities.