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Four Decades of Transformation

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Spatial modernisation in Singapore is a shared outcome of modernism and developmentalism resulting from pursuits for economic survival in the post-independence era. Through state-led programmes, land use transformation is witnessed by social and economic progress strongly associated with anti-traditional behaviours and social rationality. This is infused with political imperatives and convictions in improvements of material standards of living perceived as a symbol of good governance. Prevailing ideological thinking and economic priorities have influenced national leaders in action plans and scope of change, reflected in the form of massive multinational investments, export-led market expansion, transfer of technology and workforce upgrading. In parallel, planning concepts available of the time have been responsible for the ways in which urban morphology changes. Areas investigated in spatial change are the central area, infrastructure, industries, housing and recreational space.

Eastern Universities Press paperback in "as new" condition. Dedication by first author on title page.

Item details

Added value:
Signed first edition
Author(s):
Wong Tai-Chee and Yap Lian-Ho Adriel
Condition:
As new
Dimensions:
22.5 x 15 cm approx
Edition:
2004
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
9812102701
ISBN-13:
9789812102706
Number of pages:
174
Publisher:
Marshall Cavendish Int'l (SI)
Title:
Four Decades of Transformation

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Spatial modernisation in Singapore is a shared outcome of modernism and developmentalism resulting from pursuits for economic survival in the post-independence era. Through state-led programmes, land use transformation is witnessed by social and economic progress strongly associated with anti-traditional behaviours and social rationality. This is infused with political imperatives and convictions in improvements of material standards of living perceived as a symbol of good governance. Prevailing ideological thinking and economic priorities have influenced national leaders in action plans and scope of change, reflected in the form of massive multinational investments, export-led market expansion, transfer of technology and workforce upgrading. In parallel, planning concepts available of the time have been responsible for the ways in which urban morphology changes. Areas investigated in spatial change are the central area, infrastructure, industries, housing and recreational space.

Eastern Universities Press paperback in "as new" condition. Dedication by first author on title page.

Added value:
Signed first edition
Author(s):
Wong Tai-Chee and Yap Lian-Ho Adriel
Condition:
As new
Dimensions:
22.5 x 15 cm approx
Edition:
2004
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
9812102701
ISBN-13:
9789812102706
Number of pages:
174
Publisher:
Marshall Cavendish Int'l (SI)
Title:
Four Decades of Transformation

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