As population grows in the geographically restricted island nation of Singapore, there is a dire need for comfortable, sustainable and serene living spaces. Dr. Cheong Koon highlights how Housing and Development board of Singapore is using technology to build a sustainably smart city for a better future.
As head of Housing and Development Board of Singapore, Cheong Koon Hean oversees the development and management of some 1 million public housing flats in 23 towns. She formulated a roadmap to develop better designed, more sustainable and community centric towns. The first woman to head the Urban Redevelopment Authority, she led the planning of the Marina Bay precinct, creating a signature skyline for Singapore and a vibrant live-work-play destination.
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