MARINA BAY LEARNINGJOURNEY Sim Shernice (17) 3S1
QUESTION Explain how does Marina Bay serve as a model to the Principles of Governance deployed to help Singapore sustain its growth in the 21st Century?
GUIDING PRINCIPLES OF GOVERNANCE ‘Leadership is Key’ - Singapore need honest and capable leaders to maintain stability and make right decisions. ‘Anticipate Change and Stay Relevant’ - Decisions made in the government have to be forward looking ‘Reward for Work and Work For Reward’ - Singapore rewards people for their hard work and talent ‘A Stake for Everyone, Opportunities for all’ - Allows people to have a say in decision making
A ‘GREEN’ SINGAPORE Due to the limited resources that Singapore has, Singapore makes use of other kinds of energy sources, mainly renewable energy. Marina Bay makes use of solar energy and sensors to operate eco-friendly structures Underground shopping centers were built so that land can be conserved and used for other purposes as Singapore has limited land.
MARINA BAY SANDS It attracts tourists to come and visit Singapore, hence, leading to the improvement of economical prosperity in Singapore. It promotes more foreign investments in Singapore. This made Singapore more well-known globally.
PLANNING OF MARINA CITY The Urban Redevelopment Agency was brought in to help plan Marina Bay. The Marina Bay was developed using a grid road network and an extensive pedestrian network to ensure good connection between the different buildings. The Marina Bay was develop in a way that helped improve the quality of life in Singapore, with enough space for recreational activities.
HOW DOES THE MARINA BAY LINK TO THEPRINCIPLES OF GOVERNANCE? Leadership Is Key: - Although many people were against the idea of opening the Integrated Resorts in Singapore, the government still went ahead with their plans and built the Integrated Resorts.- The government had great foresight and knew that the building of the Marina Bay Sands will help improve the economy.
HOW DOES THE MARINA BAY LINK TO THEPRINCIPLES OF GOVERNANCE? Anticipate Change and Stay Relevant:- The government made use of ideas to help conserve energy in Singapore as well as attract foreign investors to invest in their ideas.- The reclaimed land that the Marina City was made to full use by building underground shopping centers. A stake for Everyone, Opportunities for all:- The aim for the Marina Bay Sands was partly to create more jobs for the people