Research Director

PhD, University of Melbourne

Contact

+65 6499 4769

belinda_yuen@sutd.edu.sg

Biography

Dr Belinda Yuen is Professorial Fellow. She is a qualified urban planner. Aside from master planning practice, Belinda has extensive research and publication in spatial planning and urban policy analysis, most recently, on planning livable, sustainable cities. She has been elected to President, Singapore Institute of Planners (2005-08), and Vice-President, Commonwealth Association of Planners (South-east Asia) (2006-08; 2010-12; 2014-16). Belinda has served on various Singapore urban planning committees including as Planning Appeals Inspector, and on numerous international advisory committees including International Advisory Board of United Nations State of World’s Cities Report 2008/09; United Nations Global Research Network on Human Settlements (2008-11); Working Group of United Nations Commission on Legal Empowerment of the Poor, Editorial Board of international journals – Asia Pacific Planning Review; Regional Development Studies; Cities; Journal of Planning History, Journal of Comparative Asian Development, among others. She has been a Juror, Shaikh Khalifa Bin Salman Al Khalifa Habitat Award, 2008-2009, and science reviewer of international pluridisciplinary research programmes. Belinda has worked with the university, public, private as well as international development organisations including Asian Development Bank, United Nations and The World Bank.

Education

  • PhD, University of Melbourne, Australia (topic focus: environmental planning) (1995)
  • MA, Town and Regional Planning, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom (1980)
  • BA, Geography, University of Singapore, Singapore (Hons, 2nd upper) (1977)
  • BA, Economics and Geography, University of Singapore, Singapore (1976)

Selected Publications

  • B Yuen (1999) Greening Singapore: concrete city to garden city, awarded good practice paper in Best Practices to improve the living environment, UNCHS, 2000
  • B Yuen, L Kong, C Briffett (1999) Nature and the Singapore resident, Geojournal 49(3): 323-­‐331
  • N Sodhi, C Briffett, L Kong and B Yuen (1999) Bird use of linear areas of a tropical city: Implications for park connector design and management, Landscape and Urban Planning 45:123-­‐130
  • L Kong, B Yuen, N Sodhi and C Briffett (1999) The construction and experience of nature: perspectives from urban youths, Tijdschrift voor Economie en Sociale Geografie, 90(1):3-­‐16
  • P Motha and B Yuen (1999) Singapore Real Property Guide, Singapore University Press, Singapore
  • B Yuen, H P Teo and G L Ooi (1999) Singapore Housing, National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • A F Foo and B Yuen (1999)(ed) Sustainable Cities in the 21st Century, National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • L Y Lim, B Yuen and Christine, Low (1999)(ed) Urban Quality of Life: Critical Issues and Options, National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • B Yuen and T H Ng (2001) Urban conservation in Singapore: tradition or tourist bane, Planning Practice and Research 16(1): 39-­‐50
  • B Yuen (2002) Singapore in M R Agus, J Doling and D S Lee (ed) Housing Policy Systems in South and East Asia, Palgrave Macmillan
  • C Briffett, B Yuen and C Barrow-­‐Marrs (2002) Multi-­‐use green corridors in the city: Guidelines for implementation, Environmental Planning and Management Series No. 1 (ed) C Briffett, The Nature Society, Singapore
  • B Yuen (2004) Safety and dwelling in Singapore, Cities 21(1): 19-­‐28
  • M Freire and B Yuen (2004) (ed) Enhancing Urban Management in East Asia, Ashgate
  • B Yuen (2005) Searching for place identity in Singapore, Habitat International 29(2): 197-­‐214
  • Y Tu, L K Kwee and B Yuen (2005) An empirical analysis of Singapore households’ upgrading mobility behaviour: From public homeownership to private homeownership, Habitat International 29(3): 511-­‐525
  • B Yuen (2005) Romancing the high-­‐rise in Singapore, Cities 22(1): 3-­‐14
  • B Yuen and N H Wong (2005) Resident perceptions and expectations of rooftop gardens in Singapore, Landscape and Urban Planning 73(4):263-­‐276
  • Soh E Y S and B Yuen (2006) Government-­‐aided participation in planning Singapore, Cities 23(1):30-­43
  • B Yuen, A Yeh, S J Appold, G Earl, J Ting and L K Kwee (2006) High-­‐rise living in Singapore public housing, Urban Studies 43(3):583-­‐600
  • B Yuen (2006) Reclaiming cultural heritage in Singapore, Urban Affairs Review 41(6): 830-­‐854
  • B Yuen, L K Kwee and Y Tu (2006) Housing affordability in Singapore: Can we move from public to private housing, Urban Policy and Research 24(2):253-­‐270
  • B Yuen, S Ahmad and C S Ho (2006) Malaysia in B Roberts and T Kanaley (ed) Urbanisation and Sustainability in Asia, Asian Development Bank
  • B Roberts, H Schwartz, J Carline, L King, J Orange, P Cumming, B Yuen and J Ravetz (2006) Global good practices in sustainable urban region development in B Roberts and T Kanaley (ed) Urbanisation and Sustainability in Asia, Asian Development Bank
  • S Appold and B Yuen (2007) Families in flats, revisited, Urban Studies 44(3):569-­‐589
  • B Yuen (2008) Beyond sustainable development in T C Wong, B Yuen and C Goldblum (ed) Spatial Planning for a Sustainable Singapore, Springer
  • B Yuen (2008) Sport and urban development in Singapore, Cities 25(1):29-­‐36
  • B Yuen (2008) Strengthening urban heritage in Singapore: building economic competitiveness and civic identity in N R Khadpekar (ed) Urban Revitalization: Perspectives and Initiatives, Icfai University Press, India
  • B Yuen (2009) Revisiting urban planning in East Asia, South-­‐east Asia and the Pacific, Regional study prepared for Revisiting Urban Planning: Global Report on Human Settlements 2009, UN-­‐HABITAT
  • B Yuen (2009) Reinventing high-­‐rise housing in Singapore. Cityscape 11(1):3-­‐18
  • B Yuen and L Kong (2009) Climate change and urban planning in Southeast Asia, SAPIENS 2(3), online http://sapiens.revues.org/index881.html
  • G L Ooi and B Yuen (2010) (ed) World Cities: Achieving Liveability and Vibrancy, World Scientific Press
  • B Yuen (2010) Guiding spatial changes: Singapore urban planning in S Lall, M Freire, B Yuen, R Rajack and J J Helluin (ed) Urban Land Markets, Springer
  • K E Seetharam and B Yuen (2010) (ed) Developing Living Cities: From Analysis to Action, World Scientific Press
  • B Yuen and A Kumssa (2011) (ed) Climate Change and Sustainable Development in Africa and Asia, Springer
  • B Yuen and A Yeh (2011) (ed) High-­‐rise living in Asian cities, Springer
  • T C Wong and B Yuen (2011) (ed) Eco-­‐city Planning: Policies, Practice and Design, Springer
  • B Yuen (2011) Urban planning in Southeast Asia: Perspective from Singapore, Town Planning Review 82(2):146-­‐167
  • B Yuen (2011) Singapore: Planning for more with less in S Hamnett and D Forbes (ed) Asian Cities: Risk and Resilience, Routledge
  • E Y X Soh and B Yuen (2011) Singapore’s changing spaces, Cities 28(1):3-­‐10.
  • A Bertaud, B Lefevre and B Yuen (2011) GHG emissions, urban mobility and morphology: A hypothesis in D Hoornweg, M Freire, M J Lee, P Bhada-­‐Tata and B Yuen (ed) Cities and Climate Change: Responding to an Urgent Agenda, The World Bank
  • A K Debnath, M M Haque, C H Chin, B Yuen (2011) Sustainable urban transport: Smart technology initiatives in Singapore, Transportation Research Record 2243:38-­‐45
  • B Yuen and L Kong (2011) Singapore’s eco-­‐development in a changing climate, Regional Development Dialogue 32(2): 85-­‐98
  • B Yuen (2012) Singapore urban planning and city image in H Li and C Wu (ed) Branding Asian Cities, Communication University of China
  • B Yuen (2013) Migration and slums in urban Asia in S Chatterjee (ed) Ending Asian Deprivations: Compulsions for a Fair, Prosperous and Equitable Asia, Routledge.
  • B Yuen (2013) Urban regeneration in Asia: Mega projects and heritage conservation in M E Leary and J McCarthy (ed) Handbook on Urban Regeneration, Routledge.
  • B Yuen (2013) Challenges and opportunities of providing efficient urban services,  Regional Development Dialogue 34(2):37-52
  • A K Debnath, H C Chin, M M Haque and B Yuen (2014) A methodological framework for benchmarking smart transport cities, Cities 37:47-56
  • B Yuen and K E Seetharam (2015) Building age-friendly cities in ageing Asian tigers, ISOCARP Review 11:202-217
  • B Yuen and A Kumssa (2016) Transition towards sustainable urbanisation in Asia and Africa in H G Brauch et al (ed) Handbook on Sustainability Transition and Sustainable Peace, London: Springer
  • B Yuen and E Soh (2017) Housing for Older People in Singapore: An Annotated Bibliography, Springer
  • B Yuen and P Kong (2018) Arts and Culture for Older People in Singapore: An Annotated Bibliography, Springer
  • B Yuen (2018) Moving towards age-inclusive public housing in Singapore, Urban Research and Practice DOI: 10.1080/17535069.2018.1451556
  • B Yuen (2019) (ed) Ageing and the Built Environment in Singapore, Springer
  • S H Marakkalage, S Sarica, B PL Lau, S K Viswanath, T Balasubramaniam, C Yuen, B Yuen, J Luo and R Nayak (2019) Understanding the lifestyle of older population: Mobile crowdsourcing approach, IEEE Transactions on Computational Social Systems 6(1):82-95

International/Regional Conference Papers/Presentation

  • B Yuen, Building for sustainable development in Singapore, 5th International Congress of Asian Planning Schools Association: Retrospect and prospect of planning in Asia at the turn of the century, Sep 1999, Seoul, S Korea 
  • B Yuen, Financing public housing: The Singapore development, ASEAN Association for Planning and Housing Indonesia International Seminar, Oct 1999, Bali (invited)
  • B Yuen, Land use policy and sustainable development in Singapore, International Conference on Cities in Transition, Nov 1999, Hong Kong (invited)
  • B Yuen, Singapore housing: a strategy for urban development and regeneration, International Conference on the City Region in a World of Globalisation, June 2000, Bergen, Norway
  • C Briffett, B Yuen and C Barlow-­‐Marrs, A theoretical framework and practical guidelines for the planning, design and management of urban multi-­‐use green corridors, 2nd International Conference on Quality of Life in Cities, Mar 2000, Singapore
  • B Yuen, Uplifting the poor through mass housing in Singapore, Inter and Intra Regional Cooperation to Promote Social Development Policy and Practice Seminar, Feb 2001, UNCRD, Nairobi, Kenya (invited)
  • L K Kwee, Y Tu and B Yuen, The affordability aspects of private homeownership in Singapore, American Real Estate and Urban Economics International Conference, May 2001, Cancun, Mexico
  • B Yuen, Homes for today and tomorrow: access to housing in Singapore, 1st World Planning Schools Congress, planning for cities in the 21st century-­‐opportunities and challenges, Jul 2001, Shanghai, China
  • B Yuen, A study of pragmatic planning, IHS International Workshop on Leadership in Urban Management, Apr 2002, Singapore (invited)
  • B Yuen, Singapore tourism: The engine for regeneration, Twin Cities Conference 2002, Apr 2002, Malacca, Malaysia (invited)
  • B Yuen, Enlivening the city, 1st Mayor National Healthy Cities Conference, Oct 2002, Malacca, Malaysia (invited)
  • S Appold and B Yuen, Singaporean family life in high-­‐rise apartment blocks, Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association, Aug 2003, Atlanta, USA
  • B Yuen, Two plans, one ideology of urban sustainability in Singapore, CREBA-­‐HUDCC National Conference on Sustainable Development, Oct 2003, Manila, Philippines (invited)
  • B Yuen, (Re)vitalising Singapore’s urban edge, International Conference on Development and Tourism in Coastal Area, Mar 2005, Sharm El-­‐Sheikh, Egypt
  • B Yuen, Squatters no more: Singapore social housing, World Bank 3rd Urban Research Symposium, Apr 2005, Brasilia, Brasil
  • T C Dao and B Yuen, Constituting the use in the making of local public space, Conference on sustainable building, Apr 2005, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • B Yuen, Urban development and management: planning a distinctive Singapore, Urban Management Forum, Jun 2005, Madrid, Spain (invited, keynote address)
  • B Yuen, Remaking of Singapore: heritage and culture, Sustainable region, solar region and cultural/natural heritage international meeting, Jun 2005, Naples, Italy (invited)
  • B Yuen, Leverage for city development, Valencia Summit 2005, Oct 2005, Valencia, Spain (invited)
  • B Yuen, A Yeh, S J Appold, G Earl, J Ting and L K Kwee, How willing are we to live in tall(er) housing? 6th International Conference on Tall Buildings, Dec 2005, Hong Kong
  • B Yuen, The shifting paradigms of high-­‐rise living, 6th International Conference on Tall Buildings, Dec 2005, Hong Kong (invited, theme address)
  • B Yuen, Urban heritage and the global city, Asia Society Hong Kong centre luncheon address, Hong Kong, Dec 2005 (invited)
  • B Yuen, Regeneration of ‘abandoned doorstep’, RHUF Revitalisation of historical urban fabrics, Feb 2006, Naples, Italy (invited)
  • B Yuen, Sustaining quality of life, reclaiming heritage, 4th International Conference on the City Net-­‐ the Net of Cities, Jun 2006, Capri, Italy (invited)
  • B Yuen, Re­‐inventing high-­rise in Singapore, CIP Urban Planning Congress: Sustainable Urbanization, Turning Ideas into Actions, Jun 2006, Vancouver, Canada
  • B Yuen, Public spaces in Singapore high-­‐rise living, 2nd World Planning Schools Congress, Jul 2006, Mexico City, Mexico
  • B Yuen, Sport and international promotion of Singapore, Valencia Summit 2006, Oct 2006, Valencia, Spain, plenary session (invited)
  • B Yuen, Connected planning, economic competitiveness and liveability, Malaysia World Town Planning Day Convention 2006, Nov 2006, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (invited)
  • B Yuen, Globalisation and the skyscraper, City Development Asia 2007, Jan 2007, Singapore (invited)
  • B Yuen, Effective water resource management in urban development, 3R Workshop on Effective Waste Management and Resource Use Efficiency in East and South­‐east Asia, Feb 2007, Asian Development Bank HQ, Manila (invited)
  • B Yuen, Guiding spatial changes: Singapore urban planning, World Bank 4th Urban Research Symposium, May 2007, Washington DC, USA
  • B Yuen, Metropolitan planning of Singapore, Roundtable on perspectives on metropolitan management: A dialogue between academics and practitioners May 2007, World Bank, Washington DC, USA (invited)
  • B Yuen, The flâneur of Singapore high-­‐density public housing, Density inside out: an interdisciplinary conference, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland, Jun 2007 (invited)
  • B Yuen, Risk and security in Singapore high-­‐rise, AESOP 2007, Jul 2007, Naples, Italy
  • B Yuen, Singapore high-­‐rise a sustainable housing model, International conference on Sustainable Building Southeast Asia (CIB SB07SEA), Nov 2007, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • B Yuen, Planning civic nature for smart growth, International Symposium on Cities and Conservation, Inter-­‐disciplinary Approaches and Institutional Collaboration towards Sustainable Urban Development, Nov 2007, Putrajaya, Malaysia
  • B Yuen, Planning Singapore: Creating growth and places, UNIAPRAVI 45 Conferencia Interamericana para la Vivienda, Lima, Peru, 9‐12 March 2008 (invited, plenary address)
  • B Yuen, Sustainable urbanization in South­‐east Asia, Seminar on Sustainable urbanization organized by Embassy of Sweden, Indonesia and Swedish Environmental Secretariat for Asia, Apr 2008, Jakarta, Indonesia (invited)
  • B Yuen, Singapore local economic development: The case of EDB, Workshop on City Economic Development: The agency question, World Bank, HQ, May 2008, Washington DC, USA (invited)
  • B Yuen, The behavioural pattern of neighbour relations in Singapore public housing, ACSP-­‐AESOP International Conference: Building the Divide, Celebrating the City, Jul 2008, Chicago, USA
  • B Yuen, Heritage preservation: the 'soul' of cities, World Urban Forum IV session on historic preservation and urban regeneration hosted by USHUD, Nanjing International Exhibition Center, Nov 2008, Nanjing, China (invited)
  • B Yuen, Planning for more growth in Singapore, UNIAPRAVI international conference on housing and finance, Hotel J W Marriott, Nov 2008, México D.F., Mexico (invited)
  • B Yuen, Singapore: Its comprehensive approach to urban sustainability, World Bank 5th Urban Research Symposium, June 2009, Marseille, France (invited)
  • B Yuen and L Kong, Climate change and urban planning in Southeast Asia, World Bank 5th Urban Research Symposium, June 2009, Marseille, France
  • A Bertaud, B Lefevre and B Yuen, GHG emissions, urban mobility and efficiency of urban morphology: a hypothesis, World Bank 5th Urban Research Symposium, June 2009, Marseille, France (invited, plenary address)
  • B Yuen, Singapore water urbanism: proactive planning, AESOP 2009, Jul 2009, Liverpool, UK
  • B Yuen, Social capital and green urbanism, Green Urbanism at Albano Conference, Oct 2009, Stockholm, Sweden (invited, keynote address)
  • B Yuen, Urban planning and the image of capital cities, VNCI­‐USAID Workshop on RIA for capital law, Nov 2009, Hanoi, Vietnam (invited)
  • B Yuen, The risks and potentials of Asian megacities, Kyoto University-­JICA Symposium on Human Security Engineering, March 2010, Tokyo, Japan (invited, keynote address)
  • B Yuen, Eco-­development and climate change in Singapore, ITB­‐UNCRD Senior Policy Seminar on Climate Change and Poverty in Africa­‐Asia: Challenges and Initiatives, Aug 2010, Bandung, Indonesia (invited)
  • B Yuen, Planning city of opportunity in Singapore, Asia-­‐Europe Foundation international workshop on Urban management for an urban future, Oct 2010, Ljubljana, Slovenia (invited)
  • B Yuen, Transforming constraints into growth, Colloque International Sustainable Cities Today inventing a new urbanity tomorrow, Jan 2011, Paris, France (invited)
  • B Yuen, Climate change and food security in Asia, UNCRD­‐HCMUT seminar on Toward a Green Economy: The effects of climate change on food security and earth resources in Africa and Asia, Sep 2011 (invited, keynote address)
  • B Yuen, Conserving traditional neighbourhoods, achieving urban sustainability, Academic Committee of Foreign Studies in Urban Planning of Urban Planning Society of China 2011 Annual Conference: Between the old and the new­‐interaction and coordination, Nov 2011, Tianjin, China (invited)
  • B Yuen, Sports and city image promotion, 9th Asian Media Forum and 3rd Asian City Forum, Nov 2011, Chengdu, China (invited)
  • B Yuen, Heritage conservation and enchanting destination, 2012 Asian City Forum-­Wuhan Summit, Aug 2012, Wuhan, China (invited)
  • B Yuen, Spaces in the sky, Future Cities Lab 2nd International Conference on Territorial Encounters, Sep 2012, Zurich, Switzerland (invited)
  • B Yuen, The matter of high-­‐rise living, Annual Conference on Ivory Tower – High­‐rise building in Israel, Nov 2012, Tel Aviv, Israel (invited, keynote address)
  • B Yuen, Eco-city planning: Pure hype or achievable concept, 49th ISOCARP Congress, Oct 2013, Brisbane, Australia
  • B Yuen, Public housing in Singapore: Transforming lives, 46th EAROPH Regional Conference, Nov 2013, Iskandar Malaysia, Malaysia (invited)
  • B Yuen, Urban development and management in Asia: Lessons for African cities, UNCRD and UN-HABITAT Forum for Mayors and Senior Officials on Sustainable Urban Development and Management in Africa, Nov 2013, Nairobi, Kenya (invited, keynote address)
  • B Yuen, Challenges and opportunities of providing efficient urban services, UNCRD and UN-HABITAT Forum for Mayors and Senior Officials on Sustainable Urban Development and Management in Africa, Nov 2013, Nairobi, Kenya (invited)
  • B Yuen, Eco-city in Singapore, 2014 Spring Symposium of Korea Institute of Ecological Architecture and Environment, May 2014, Seoul, Republic of Korea (invited)
  • B Yuen, Urban futures of Asian Cities, USAID-UNDP Asia Urban Futures Workshop, Oct 2014, Bangkok, Thailand (invited)
  • B Yuen, The multiple transformations of public housing in Singapore, The Future of Public Housing Workshop, UBC, May 2015, Vancouver, Canada (invited)
  • B Yuen, Intensification: Smart urbanization development, FIABCI 66th World Real Estate Congress, May 2015, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (invited)
  • B Yuen, Adaptive strategies for climate resilient society in Singapore, Regional Workshop for Capacity Development on Low Carbon and Resilient Society in Southeast Asia Countries, Jun 2015, Bangkok, Thailand (invited)
  • B Yuen, How age friendly is your dwelling? National Urban Sustainability R&D Conference, Jul 2015, Singapore (invited)
  • B Yuen, To be inclusive is to be age-ready: Perspective from Singapore, 51st ISOCARP Congress, Oct 2015, Brussels-Rotterdam
  • B Yuen, Seniors Parks: The Next Planning Frontier, NParks CUGE Research Seminar 2015, Dec 2015, Singapore (invited, keynote address)
  • B Yuen, The silver opportunity in leisure, 6th Asian City Forum: City-Leisure-Future, Dec 2015, Ningbo, China (invited)
  • B Yuen, Planning a city for all ages in Singapore, Commonwealth Association of Planners Conference 2016, Nov 2016, Fiji
  • Lau, B. P. L., Marakkalage, S. H., Viswanath, S. K.,Balasubramaniam, T., Yuen, C., B Yuen and Nayak, R., Extracting point of interest and classifying environment for low sampling crowd sensing smartphone sensor data, CASPer 2017: The 4th IEEE PerCom International Workshop on Crowd Assisted Sensing, Pervasive Systems and Communications, Mar 2017, Hawaii, USA
  • M.S. Hasala, B. L. P. Lik, V. S. Kadaba, B. Thirunavukarasu, C. Yuen, B. Yuen, R. Nayak, "Identifying Points of Interest for Elderly in Singapore through Mobile Crowdsensing", 6th International Conference on Smart Cities and Green ICT Systems, Smartgreens 2017, Apr 2017, Porto, Portugal
  • B Yuen, Social sustainability of Singapore neighbourhoods, World Sustainable Built Environment 2017 Conference, Jun 2017, Hong Kong (invited)
  • B Yuen, Building capacity for resilient Singapore, UNDP Asia Forum on the Role of Local and Urban Governments in Building Sustainable and Resilient Cities and Rural Areas, Jun 2017, Haiyang, China (invited)
  • B Yuen, Age-friendly housing+ in Singapore, ADB Aging Asia and the Pacific, Jun 2017, Manila, Philippines (invited)
  • B Yuen, Retooling neighbourhoods for older people in Singapore, AESOP 2017 Conference, Jul 2017, Lisbon, Portugal
  • B Yuen, Completing the SDG Loop with Research, UNDP Asia-Pacific Regional Programme (2018-21), Aug 2017, Bangkok (invited)
  • B Yuen, Visual Art and Ageing, International Ageing Urbanism Colloquium 2017, Oct 2017, Singapore
  • B Yuen, Growing older in Singapore public housing, International Research Forum on Multi-owned Properties, Feb 2018, Melbourne, Australia (invited)
  • B Yuen, European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018: International Perspectives, April 2018, Brussels, Belgium (invited, panel speaker)
  • B Yuen, Child friendly urban planning, Growing Up Urban Mayors Forum, May 2018, Surabaya, Indonesia (invited)
  • B Yuen,  Towards age-friendliness in Singapore, Centre for Liveable Cities-Seoul Institute Age-Friendly Cities Panel Discussion: Sharing from Asian Cities, July 2018, Singapore (invited)
  • B Yuen, From Planning to implementation:Singapore, World Class Sustainable Cities 2018, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (invited,keynote address)
  • B Yuen, Designing ageing-friendly urban environment, Singapore Health and Biomedical Congress 2018, Oct 2018, Singapore (invited)
  • B Yuen, Enabling Aging-in-place in Singapore, 2018 International Alliance of Research Universities (IARU) Ageing, Longevity and Health Conference, Oct 2018, Singapore (invited)
  • B Yuen, Inclusive planning in urban China, China’s New Urban Agenda Conference, Nov 2018, Manchester, UK (invited keynote)
  • B Yuen, Retooling the housing environment for ageing in Singapore, ADB Tongji Workshop on Developing Healthy and Age-friendly Cities in the PRC: From Planning to Practice, Nov 2018, Shanghai, China (invited)
  • B Yuen, Public housing in Singapore, Urban Age Conference : Developing Urban Future, Nov 2018, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (invited)