Smart and green urban living on the horizon
Cities, where countless opportunities for growth exist, are home to more than half of the world’s population today. According to the United Nations, over 50 percent currently lives in urban areas, a figure that is expected to increase to 66 percent by 2050. With growth comes compromise. While city dwellers in many parts of the booming Asia-Pacific region enjoy the perks of thriving cities, the opportunities often come with stress, noise and discomfort. In Singapore, a joint collaboration aims to address the key housing and lifestyle challenges of urban areas, and to develop sustainable solutions for greener living in tropical cities.