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Tactical urbanism in Singapore

Tactical urbanism in Singapore

Rising trend of tactical urbanism Tactical urbanism is a term coined by Mike Lydon [1] describing the deliberate short term action of local ideas, typically executed in form of lighter, quicker and cheaper interventions. These short-term ideas are often temporary and relatively inexpensive alterations to a public space, enabling direct community involvement to create and...
Creative Placemaking: Re-imagining urban spaces in Singapore

Creative Placemaking: Re-imagining urban spaces in Singapore

Shift from top down place management to bottom up placemaking As a rapidly developing city, Singapore has adopted a highly centralised approach to the planning of land-use since the 1960s. The Urban Redevelopment Authority of Singapore sifts out a quinquennial Master Plan to revise the use of Singapore’s limited land resources by dividing them among...