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March 26th, 2011
Moving Towards a Spatially Enabled and Liveable Singapore

The Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) is Singapore’s national land use planning and conservation authority and has helped to successfully transform Singapore into one of the most liveable cities in Asia through judicious land use planning and good urban design. “In order to make informed decisions on land use and trade-offs involved, URA planners require current and accurate information on land and buildings to be readily available, and I believe this is where GIS comes in,” according to Peter Quek, Director of Corporate Development, Information Systems at the Urban Redevelopment Authority. Read More