Faculty-led study tour programs URBAN PLANNING & SUSTAINABILITY

URBAN – SINGAPORE

Overview

The Singapore Urban Planning & Sustainability study tour provides students an opportunity to undertake a broad study of the sustainability environment within Singapore. Students will have the opportunity to engage with universities and academics, industry company visits, government agencies and visiting unique cultural attractions.

Recommended List of Companies to Visit

1

Urban Redevelopment Authority (Singapore City Gallery)

It offers an exciting, multi-sensory learning experience in Singapore’s planning journey.

2

Public Utilities Board (PUB) NEWater Visitor Centre

Promotes water sustainability in Singapore and details how NEWater is produced.

3

Singapore Sustainable Gallery (Marina Barrage)

Provides an overview of Singapore’s sustainable development.

4

Housing & Development Board Gallery (HDB)

Responsible for public housing in Singapore.

5

Singapore Mobility Gallery

Designs and builds Singapore’s comprehensive land transport system.

6

Sky Greens

Is the world’s first low carbon, hydraulic driven vertical farm.

7

Jurong Town Corporation

Planning, promoting and developing industrial landscapes.

8

Hyflux

Is a leading fully integrated provider of water and innovative environmental solutions.

9

Edible Garden City

Is a social enterprise that is dedicated to creating social change through community-centric agriculture.

RECOMMENDED HIGHER LEARNING INSTITUTIONS TO EXCHANGE

National University of Singapore | Nanyang Technological University
Singapore Management University | Singapore Institute of Technology
Singapore University of Technology and Design

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Destination Highlights

Marina Bay Sands Sustainability Tour

Marina Bay Sands is Asia’s leading destination for business, leisure and entertainment. Located in the heart of Singapore’s Central Business District, Marina Bay Sands’ iconic design and multi-dimensional offerings have transformed Singapore’s city skyline since it opened in early 2010. Take a closer look at how sustainability is embedded across innovative building and the use of smart technology with sustainable design and practice.

Night Safari

The Night Safari is the world’s first nocturnal wildlife park. Enjoy an exciting expedition tram that travel’s deep into the domain of the world’s most fascinating nocturnal animals. Visitors can also enjoy the Thumbuakar Performance, a fire show by pyro performers along with an entertaining Creatures of the Night Show, and be amazed as otters, binturongs and other animals display predatory and survival instincts in this interactive show.

Lau Pa Sat Hawker Centre

Recently being awarded a UNESCO’s cultural heritage site, Hawker centres, known in the west as a food court, but in Singapore the food quality is extremely high, prepared by masters of their craft who have focused on only a few dishes for their entire career, which are an indispensable pillar of the Singaporean way of life, each offers numerous cuisines. The grande dame of markets in Singapore, Lau Pa Sat blends history, striking architecture and scrumptious local food into one heady experience.

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