How to optimise urban planning for sustainable development within finite land resources and growing urban population is an important global issue. This paper introduces a range of successful experiences of Singapore's integrated foresight urban planning to provide thought and guidance on urban planning. The whole planning framework follows three steps: concept plan, master plan and detailed plan. The core planning model is to divide the planning area into mass rapid transit-orientated new towns with a similar prototype. A multi-level transportation system forms Singapore's urban skeleton and enhances the connectivity among new towns. As a garden city, Singapore's green space planning methodology and white site concept are also advanced and worth learning.
|Number of pages||13|
|Journal||Proceedings of the ICE - Urban Design and Planning|
|Publication status||Published - 2015|