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|Title:||High-rise living in Singapore public housing||Authors:||Yuen, B.
|Issue Date:||2006||Citation:||Yuen, B., Yeh, A., Appold, S.J., Earl, G., Ting, J., Kwee, L.K. (2006). High-rise living in Singapore public housing. Urban Studies 43 (3) : 583-600. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1080/00420980500533133||Abstract:||In recent years, amid the debates of sustainable development and urban compactness, there has been a widening interest to reintroduce high-rise living in cities. Several European cities including London and Manchester are once again building high-rise housing as part of their urban housing strategy. Elsewhere, in Asia, Hong Kong and Singapore are distinguished by their high-rise public housing developments. With nearly half of the world's population living in urban areas, the unfolding trend is towards a more urban-style development with taller buildings included as an inevitable housing solution. Drawing on findings from a study of Singapore public housing residents' living experience, this paper aims to look at the increasingly important question of the liveability of high-rise living by discussing the occupants' appreciation and concerns of high-rise. © 2006 The Editors of Urban Studies.||Source Title:||Urban Studies||URI:||http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/46153||ISSN:||00420980||DOI:||10.1080/00420980500533133|
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