S'pore designers tackle urgent real-world problems with bright ideas

Ms Jessica Lim's winning entry at the Nippon Paint Asia Young Designer Awards 2020/21.
Ms Jessica Lim's winning entry at the Nippon Paint Asia Young Designer Awards 2020/21.PHOTO: JESSICA LIM

SINGAPORE - 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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