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Our cities over the past couple of centuries have been shaped by the linear economy. The seemingly endless consumption of resources is raising new urban questions by looking at circular futures.

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As we all await for COVID-19 vaccines and the resolution of this global pandemic, we’ve learned that this crisis has directly caused the outbreak and reflects the imbalanced relationship of human and nature. We cannot wait for any vaccine to cure our environment and protect our future. To heal our world now, we need everyone’s cooperation.

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Landscape architects should (and can) play a big role in co-tackling with these urban issues that revealed by COVID pandemic. As the Eco-business article states, it is important to break silos, and to collaborate with other expertise to better the post-Covid society together. What can you do as a landscape architect?

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Co-existence is a slippery notion. One could interpret it to simply refer to the sharing of space without relation of its entities to each other or view it as much more than the act of sharing but to take deliberate action designed to benefit wildlife.

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The mass spread of Covid-19 has influenced our lives quite substantially. Social distancing measures have made us rethink the way we travel, work, and communicate with each other. Digital technologies have come to support the difficult times, offering new ways of interaction, in schools and firms. From online exhibitions to crowd monitoring, find out more about how governments and their ...

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Cities around the world are experiencing how easily the food supply chain can be disrupted during the COVID-19 pandemic. Farmers in countries that produce locally are destroying tons of perishable fresh foods due to a lack of demand; While countries that rely on imports are now scrambling to find new ways to manage their supply chains. This pandemic has got more people re-evaluating food ...

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Since the 1960s, the Singaporean Government has been on a mission to transform the country into a "city in nature". From restoring freshwater swamp habitats to implementing nature motifs into structural designs, we explore the different methods adopted by the National Parks Board (NParks) to expand their green initiative through their latest project in 2019: Jurong Lake Park West.

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19 landscape architectural master’s degree students from the National University of Singapore visited Jakarta for their semester long-studio’s field survey in early February 2020. This design studio aims to understand the complexity and drivers of the city, and provide adaptive landscape schemes to reimagine issues into opportunities, strength into strategies.

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In the face of the novel coronavirus outbreak, there is more to resilience in city planning than climate, landscapes, ecology and natural disasters.

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In the face of climate change and preparation for uncertainty, do we expect more rigid structures to be constructed for coastal protection?, or would there be opportunities to incorporate multi-functional coastal infrastructures that delivers a wider range of ecosystem services? Planning questions required detailed field surveys to understand the current status of Singapore’s shoreline—especially ...