Designing S'pore's future: Keep it flexible with 24-hour nodes, creative use of space for evolving needs

Singapore's latest review of its long-term land use plans will focus on flexibility and developing options. ST PHOTO: KELVIN CHNG
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SINGAPORE - Singapore is changing its approach to long-term planning. Rather than deciding the development needs of future generations for them, the Government is now setting a path for them to make land use decisions for themselves, when the timing is right.

To facilitate this process, the nation's latest review of its long-term land use plans will focus on flexibility and developing options - a shift away from generating a single concept plan, which has been the product of each of four such reviews since 1971.

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