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Podcast: a cooler, calmer, cleaner Singapore

World Architecture Festival Podcasts: can the detrimental effects of Singapore’s development be reversed?

The urban heat island effect, noise and pollution are endemic in Singapore, and indeed any large city. Is it possible to reverse this development, and reverse the UHI to make urban areas more comfortable and sustainable? In this podcast, Dr Gerhard Schmitt of ETH Global presents ideas scenarios towards the goal of a ‘tropical ideal city’.

This podcast was recorded at the World Architectural Festival (WAF) 2015 in Singapore. To find out more and to enter WAF 2016, held in Berlin, click here. To view a catalogue of the previous festival’s winners click here.