Learning Journey to Marina Bay QN :Explain how MBS served as a model to the principals of governance Done By: Eugene Leow(20) 3S2 Teacher : Miss Caroline Chua
Table of contentsLearning ObjectivesInnovative structuresFacilitiesHow MBS is linked with good governanceAcknowledgements
Learning Objectives-To understand a key to Singapore’s Competitiveness in the 21st century-To understand the rapid development of Singapore -changes in our economic landscape -Improvement to our quality of life and vibrancy -Changes to our Singapore’s urban landscape-To see how good governance has ensured Singapore’s economic defense-To raise awareness on urban “green” urban planning
Marina City GalleryGray models represent existing buildings while white ones representthose in development and future ones.The Urban Development Authority, Marina Bay Singapore,Government development Plus changed Marina Bay to a leisureentertainment and business district.Marina Bay’s development ensures good quality housing, increasepopulation, bring the population back to the city and help shape thefuture of Singapore.
Marina City Gallery (II)Planned as a seamless extension of the Central Business DistrictDivide a sense of orientationCan be made more vibrant by the NDP and international plans likeF1 racing , and through stakeholders and the community.Provided an alternative source of entertainment for everyone
Clifford PierIn the past:Used to be a landing port for sea farers and immigrantsCurrently :Changed into a place for entertainment and leisure as well as a source oftourist attraction to boost Singapore’s economy.Helps to maintain Singapore’s competitiveness globally
Underground MRT stationThe government has came up with the idea of underground shopsand high rise buildings to overcome the limited land constraint inSingapore.This is linked to the principal of good governance- anticipatingchange and staying relevant.The government hired professionals to plan our country’sinfrastructures and resulted in our country’s development today. Ourcountry’s economic prosperity was thanks to our government’s greatforesight is great leadership
Marina Bay SandsThere are local brands that have expanded overseas such asSingTel and Robinsons. Other local brands such as Gongcha havenot expanded overseas mainly due to its age in the economy. TheMBS has to depend more on services in order to open up to theworld and improve tourism and provide jobs. These help ensure theeconomic prosperity of Singapore.
Innovative structures/ideasMotion Sensor fans near the Central Business District (CBD)Innovative structures like motion sensor fans help to conserve theusage of energy by switching itself off when no movement isdetectedAnother example of innovative structures or rather idea is theplanting of trees along the pavementThe MBS worked with local as well as foreign investors to set upshops in the MBS.
Good governanceHow does this relate to good governance? “Leadership is key” is the main factor to help boost Singapore’s economy. By having great foresight and the ability to anticipate change and staying relevant, our government has worked with MNCs to invest in Singapore
Good Governance (II)By anticipating change and staying relevant, our government hasimplemented the installations of devices like the motion sensorlights and fans in school toilets. This helps save energy and in turnsave costs and resources. Electricity is also generated through solarcells found at the top of the fan and thus reduce energy usage.
Good governance(III)Through ‘A stake for everyone, opportunities for all’ ,thegovernment considered the thoughts and feelings of locals andacted accordingly by implementing these measures…$100 levi for entering the casinoAnother implementation is the banning of family members whohappened to be addicted to gambling
How has our Government made all this possible?Careful management and optimism of limited resources through aterm comprehensive to planningAdopting a green technology ,systems and practices to achieveenvironmental sustainabilityAchieving a balance between development and providing a goodquality of life whilst preserving the environment
ConclusionOverall, Singapore’s development and economic prosperity is linked to ourgovernment’s great leadership and interrelated with the principals ofgovernance, like the development of the Marina Bay Sands which greatlyboosted Singapore’s economy and resulted in our country’s prosperity byincreasing tourism and creating employment