Posts by: Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA)

Once a Street Directory Fan, Now a Civil Engineer

Everyone has their eccentricities, and Yong-Xing’s quirk is to study the Singapore Street Directory. Now a civil engineer with the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA), he speaks about his peculiar interest and how it has led to his higher education, scholarship, and career pursuits.
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Embracing Perspective in Urban Planning

Visualisation of a territory is essential to its planning. For Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) Scholar Lee Yuchong, he has been visualising his role with the Singapore urban planning dream team since many years ago.
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Creating a City of Change

Identifying as a global citizen, Yttrium Sua, 31, attributes much of his learning and development to his liberal arts college education in the United States, where the tight-knit and diverse campus community allowed him to learn about different cultures from all over the world.
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Smart & Sustainable Urban Development

Desiring to be an urban planner, Sherwin Lau, 28, set out to study liberal arts at the University of California, Berkeley. His career plans quickly changed when he found himself drawn to his electives in STEM instead.
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Planning a Cityscape for a Future Singapore

From an empty plot of land, Ng Jia Yi – URA Scholar sees potential cities and living quarters.
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The Diverse World of Computer Science

URA Scholar, Wilson Chua sets to achieve digital fluency and global exposure at Imperial College London.
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From Imagining to Designing the Urban City

Architecture crosses a diversity of disciplines. As a URA scholar, He Yutian dipped her toes into all her interests in building the future of Singapore.
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A Journey for the Curious

An interest in photography and travel led Julian Cheng to pursue a career in architecture.
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An Interest to Shape the Built Environment

While studying at NUS, URA sponsored Zann Tay on several overseas learning trips.
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