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Centre for Liveable Cities (CLC)
A global knowledge centre for liveable and sustainable cities
The mission of the Centre for Liveable Cities in Singapore is to distil, create and share knowledge on liveable and sustainable cities. CLC’s work spans four main areas—Research, Capability Development, Knowledge Platforms, and Advisory. Through these activities, CLC hopes to provide urban leaders and practitioners with the knowledge and support needed to make our cities better.
Singapore has built a community space dedicated to integrating persons with disabilities in society by providing them with training and employment opportunities, while ensuring that it is an inclusive space that promotes interaction among people of all abilities.
Singapore's hawker centers are considered to be useful social tools that not only brings people from all walks of life together through affordable food but also provides a source of livelihood for those with limited financial means.
Singapore’s limited land availability did not prevent the National Parks Board from providing open recreational spaces through its Park Connector Network, which converts underused spaces along existing infrastructure into green public spaces that create a sense of openness and livability.
A study of Singapore’s Little India helps to develop a practical approach to preserving and enhancing the livability of historic ethnic districts.
Rather than leveling an existing forest to build a new business park, JTC Corporation adopted an ecologically sensitive approach that retained the natural elements, thereby creating an environment where both businesses and biodiversity could thrive.
Singapore is transforming its drainage system into re-naturalized streams and bioswales that enhance urban living.
Urban planners solicit ideas and solutions from the public in refining Singapore’s master plan.
To ensure water security, Singapore has diversified water supply over the last five decades and actively promoted water conservation.
Singapore’s tiered housing subsidies have made it possible for nearly everyone to own a home in the city-state.
Singapore is making buildings and living and work spaces accessible to all.