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Global Cities and Megacities: The New Economic Geography

10 May | FCL lunch talk features Parag Khanna,  a leading global strategist, world traveler, and best-selling author. Read more 


On Air: ChannelNews Asia's Futuropolis

24 Mar | FCL researchers go on air on ChannelNews Asia's documentary Futuropolis and share our vision and approach towards the future of cities. Read more 


FCL on ChannelNews Asia's Smart Cities 2.0

25 Mar | FCL talks to Smart Cities 2.0 host Jason Pomeroy about responsive cities, use of VR technology in our research and how they make cities more liveable and sustainable.    Read more 


100 Resilient Cities: The Future of Resilience

8 Mar | Yumi Nishikawa from 100 Resilient Cities speaks about making cities more resilient, as we tackle the biggest challenges of future cities of urbanisation, globalisation, and climate change. Read more 


Sand: An (in)Finite Resource?

Asst Prof Dirk Hebel and team ran the Engineering for Development Summer School at TU Delft on sand, prompting students to rethink sand as a building materials and its alternatives.   Read more 


Google Street View reveals benefits of street trees

FCL researchers developed a method to quantify ecosystem services of street trees. Using nearly 100,000 images from Google Street View, the study helps further understanding on how green spaces contribute to urban sustainability. Read more 


'17 Volcanoes' goes to Princeton

Till 15 Mar | The '17 Volcanoes' exhibition, as part of the Tourism and Cultural Heritage research project, opens in Princeton Read more 


FCL Launches Course on Advanced Studies in Urban Design

FCL launched a post-graduate course on Advanced Studies in Urban Design for participants from the Urban Redevelopment Authority and other Singaporean government agencies on 12 January. Read more 


Mesh Mould Wins Swiss Technology Award

The project with its roots in FCL wins the most important Swiss prize for innovation and technology transfer in the 'Inventors' category. Read more 


'The Material Man' on Hochparterre

Dirk Hebel researches on building with water, mycelium and bamboo since he was the project manager for the Cloud Building 'BLUR' at EXPO`02 in Switzerland. “I want to grow a house from mushrooms”, he says. Read more 

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