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Singapore plans an underground future

Geoff Riley

27th December 2018

Subterranean urbanisation in action here as we read about Singapore's plans for extensive investment in their underground economy. Using advanced engineering capabilities, Singapore is currently mapping their subterranean space ahead of the publication of a master plan in 2019.

"The government in 2015 made legislative changes that enable it to buy land beneath private blocks, and limit private owners to 30 metres of space below their properties." More here

Singapore's Economic Success | The Economist

Geoff Riley

Geoff Riley FRSA has been teaching Economics for over thirty years. He has over twenty years experience as Head of Economics at leading schools. He writes extensively and is a contributor and presenter on CPD conferences in the UK and overseas.

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