Students come up with ideas for future land use

Eight students, who came up with the idea to have a food alley as well as bicycle and walking paths to create a sense of nostalgia near the railway platform at Tanjong Pagar Railway station, have won an award from the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA).

The Dunman High School students were recognised at the Challenge for the Urban and Built Environment 2012 where 16 teams were vying for $2,000 worth of prizes.

This year's theme was the Rail Corridor which is a 25.3km stretch from Woodlands to Tanjong Pagar. The students were tasked to plan the site for public housing and neighbourhood parks, as well as give ideas on future uses for the site.

The URA said that some of the concepts from the groups may be incorporated into the design brief of site planning in future.The award ceremony was held on Tuesday, where Senior Minister of State for National Development Mr Tan Chuan-Jin was the guest of honour.

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