Brave new world

Design competitions draw bright ideas for a more sustainable post-pandemic urban future

Singapore designers are stepping up to the plate in global competitions to share their cutting-edge ideas for dealing with the pandemic, climate change and sustainable urban development.

It is not a moment too soon. According to Creating Livable Asian Cities, a report released in April by the Asian Development Bank, Asia's future is urban, with more than half of its four billion residents living in cities in 2019.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 12, 2021, with the headline 'Brave new world'. Subscribe