For those who are interested what URA (Urban Redevelopment Authority) has planned for Singapore over the next 10 to 15 years, check out the Singapore Draft Master Plan 2013. This plan is constantly updated. The last Master Plan was 2008.
Here is the description of the Draft Written Statement:
The Draft Master Plan is the statutory land use plan that guides Singapore’s development over the next 10 to 15 years. The Draft Master Plan Written Statement provides a detailed explanation of the permissible land use, development intensity and other related information and is read in conjunction with the Draft Master Plan 2013.
You can download a PDF copy of the Draft Written Statement here.
Here are the key focuses on the Master Plan 2013: –
- Public Space
Basically, it is good that Singapore is always “a work in progress” and our Government is always updating the plans via feedback and etc. However, I feel that no matter what the government does, it will not satisfy anyone.
If you have been to other countries, you might appreciate a little more of what we have today. Of course, there are many other good things that our government or city planners need to adopt or adapt from some countries too. What is your view?