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Prof. Cheong takes us on a walk down memory lane. She talks about her inspiration, her many learning curves, and her thoughts for the future of the built environment. And why there is no such thing as a perfect city. Prof. Cheong played a key role in establishing one of the most exemplary landmarks in Singapore, the Marina Bay. Hear how cities like Baltimore, New York, and London influenced her decisions on its planning which effectively helped to distinguish Singapore with its global signature image. She believes the pandemic has taught us to be more sustainable and resilient. Cities will become more human-centric and smart as economies and societies become more digital. What does it mean for the future of work, the future of society?

Prof. Cheong was named the 2016 recipient of the ULI Prize for Visionaries in Urban Development, which recognizes a person representing an institution whose work demonstrates a commitment to the creation of communities that reflect the highest standards of design and development.

Episode Summary: Prof. Cheong takes us on a walk down memory lane. She talks about her inspiration, her many learning curves, and her thoughts for the future of the built environment. And why there is no such thing as a perfect city. Prof. Cheong played a key role in establishing one of the most exemplary landmarks in Singapore, the Marina Bay. Hear how cities like Baltimore, New York, and London influenced her decisions on its planning which effectively helped to distinguish Singapore with its global signature image. She believes the pandemic has taught us to be more sustainable and resilient. Cities will become more human-centric and smart as economies and societies become more digital. What does it mean for the future of work, the future of society?

Prof. Cheong was named the 2016 recipient of the ULI Prize for Visionaries in Urban Development, which recognizes a person representing an institution whose work demonstrates a commitment to the creation of communities that reflect the highest standards of design and development.

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