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1611, 2022

LKY CIC Brown Bag Lunchtime Talk: “Urban dynamics, decision-making under uncertainties and nBL impacts for sustainable and resilient futures”

Synopsis It is often said that, “sustainability will be lost or won in our cities”. But the increasing interdependencies of the systems that comprise a city’s function and drive its evolution also increase its complexity and vulnerability to “shocks”. These have significant implications not only on urban residents’ wellbeing and resilience but also regionally and globally.   An interdisciplinary framework and approach to urban […]
2510, 2022

LKY CIC Brown Bag Lunchtime Talk: “Empowering Citizen Science Through Methodological Development : New Analytical Tools and Methods for Quantitative Urban Research”

Synopsis We are living in the age of information. During the recent decades, new sources of data have emerged, many of which also include spatial information. While this creates many new research opportunities for urban researchers, it also poses new methodological challenges. In this presentation, I will share my recent research focusing on developing new methods for the analysis of participatory mapping […]
2209, 2022

Lecture and Panel Discussion on Designing for Equitable Cities by Prof Ricky Burdett

Synopsis As cities around the world have responded to the triple crises of increasing inequality, the global climate emergency and the health pandemic, the impact of design of the built environment on urban lives has taken on greater significance. The quality and location of public spaces, parks, high streets and neighbourhoods has played an increasingly important role in fostering greater inclusion and […]
2109, 2022

LKY CIC 10th Anniversary Event

In line with LKYCIC’s mission to stimulate thinking and research on the critical issues of cities and urbanisation, as part of the centre’s 10th anniversary celebrations we invited Professor Ricky Burdett to give his public lecture on “Shaping Cities in an Urban Age”, and held a dialogue featuring industry experts and moderated by our centre’s Chair, Professor Cheong Koon Hean. Mr Desmond Lee, Minister for National Development and Minister-in-charge of Social Services Integration, was the Guest-of-Honour for the event. [...]

0609, 2022

LKY CIC Brown Bag Lunchtime Talk: “Designing Thermal Delight in the Asian City”

Synopsis Rising humidity, pollution, and urban densities have made it increasingly difficult to be comfortable in the streets and parks of many Asian cities. Designers must work increasingly hard to ensure external urban spaces retain their commercial, cultural, and recreational importance. This talk will discuss two ways this can be addressed. First, to revisit Asian cultural practices which temper the effects of […]