QuestionHow Marina Bay serves as a model to the Principles of Governance deployed to help Singapore sustain its growth in the 21st century?
Marina City Gallery Grey buildings – Already Built White buildings – That are to be built This gallery shows how the government plans to develop Singapore using their foresight to ensure that every piece of land is being fully used and not wasted.
Marina Bay Sands Attracted more tourists Greatly improved Singapore’s economy Created more jobs for Singaporeans Attracted foreign investors to start their businesses in Singapore
Marina Bay Sands Has a casino that attracted tourists and also allows Singaporeans to go to a casino without going overseas. Even though there are many negative feedbacks about the building of casinos in Singapore, Mr. Lee Kuan Yew continued with this idea as it can be a great boost to Singapore’s economy and reassured people with stringent social safeguards This shows how Mr. Lee Kuan Yew has a great foresight, listened to the people’s voices and do what he thinks is right and may not be very popular with the people.
Marina Bay Link MallUnderground MallOne of the government’s idea for conserving the already scarce land of Singapore.Attracted foreign investors, therefore more jobs createdThrough this, it is shown that the government had a far foresight that Singapore will one day run out of usable land to develop and thus thought of creative and new ways to conserve land in Singapore.
Eco-Friendly Structures Breeze shelters with motion sensors that will only activate the fans when someone is under it. Powered by solar panels instilled in them. Escalators with sensors that slow down when nobody is on it. Helps conserve energy. This eco-friendly structures show how the government predicted that the world would run out of resources to generate power through fossil fuels and is also doing a part to help stop global warming.
Clifford Pier Ceased operation on 1st April 2006 From a pier to a hotel Brought about economic growth by attracting tourists over to Singapore This shows how the government makes use of the already available structures to build now buildings to cut down on the resources needed to construct a new building.