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An underground masterplan that maps out Singapore’s underground spaces and their potential uses is set to be unveiled next year. It will be released as part of the next Master Plan guiding Singapore’s development in the medium term, said Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) chief planner Hwang Yu-Ning. This subterranean masterplan will provide the first comprehensive …

Singapore is recently ranked as one of the top cities with most trees. It should not come as a surprise given that trees and greenery has been part of Singapore’s urban planning ever since; Dubbed as the ‘Garden City’, this was envisioned by then Prime Minister Lee Kwan Yew back in 1967. He wanted Singapore …

Back in Janaury 2015 the Municipal Services Office (MSO) launch the OneService app. The app aims to make it more convenient for the public to send service requests and feedback on municipal issues around Singapore. OneService serves as a common platform for all requests as it routes each feedback to the relevant agency for fast …

The Urban Redevelopment Authority has updated their geospatial map website with more comprehensive information. The online map consolidates detailed land use information, master plan, urban design guidelines, private property use and approval, car park locations and availability, private residential property transactions and conservation areas and buildings. The map can be accessed here : https://www.ura.gov.sg/maps2/# It completely …

Smart cities make sense: they waste less, offer better quality of life and ensure a brighter future for the next generation. But as more and more communities strive to optimize services and become more sustainable, how can they tell if their actions are making a difference? A new ISO technical specification can help them out. …

Singapore is aiming to be the world’s first Smart Nation – but what does that actually entail? You know what it’s like. You’re waiting for the bus on your way to work and inevitably, you’re late. Enter Singapore’s Smart Nation solution, which aims to merge technology into every aspect of life on the small island. …

Government-deployed sensors will collect and coordinate an unprecedented amount of data on daily life in the city. This wealthy financial center is known world-wide for its tidy streets and tight controls on personal behavior, including famous restrictions on the sale of chewing gum to keep the city clean. Now Singapore may soon be known for …