How to Reinvent a City in 5 Easy Steps

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How to Reinvent a City in 5 Easy Steps

  1. 1. GEL 2011 ImageShack photo courtesy of Caleb1994 How to Reinvent a City, in 5 Easy StepsSunday, May 1, 2011
  2. 2. GEL 2011 photo courtesy of James Chan “The 21st century will not be dominated by America or China, Brazil or India, but by the city.” Beyond City Limits - Foreign Policy, Parag Khanna http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2010/08/16/beyond_city_limits?page=fullSunday, May 1, 2011
  3. 3. GEL 2011 photo courtesy of James Chan “Cities magnify humanity’s strengths.” Triumph of the City - Edward Glaeser http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2010/08/16/beyond_city_limits?page=fullSunday, May 1, 2011
  4. 4. GEL 2011 Google Maps The Pearl River Delta mega-city project will combine 9 of China’s largest cities into 1 super metropolis. China to create largest mega city in the world with 42 million people - The Telegraph http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/8278315/China-to-create-largest-mega-city-in-the-world-with-42-million-people.htmlSunday, May 1, 2011
  5. 5. GEL 2011 flickr photo courtesy of Bert van Dijk As cities get larger, water supply and air pollution become most pressing issues. Liveable and Sustainable Cities for the Future - World Cities Summit 2010, Singapore http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/water-supply-air-pollution-most-pressing-issues-for-cities-say-participants-at-singapores-world-cities-summit-2010-97576149.htmlSunday, May 1, 2011
  6. 6. GEL 2011 flickr photo courtesy of benicektoo British Colonial rule brought Singapore this far after 146 years. History of Singapore - Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Singapore#1965_to_1979Sunday, May 1, 2011
  7. 7. GEL 2011 photo courtesy of James Chan Step 1 - Start with the basics.Sunday, May 1, 2011
  8. 8. GEL 2011 photo courtesy of Wikipedia Step 2 - Engineer for political stability, and have your best lead the waySunday, May 1, 2011
  9. 9. GEL 2011 photo courtesy of Temasek Polytechnic Step 3 - Educate, and attract talent above the population average. TP Engineering Lecturer Passed Away - Temasek Engineering School http://temasekpoly.wordpress.com/2007/03/12/tp-engineering-lecturer-passed-away/Sunday, May 1, 2011
  10. 10. GEL 2011 flickr photo courtesy of Globaltechfirm Step 4 - Share the wealth.Sunday, May 1, 2011
  11. 11. GEL 2011 product photo courtesy of usbtypewriter Step 5 - Remain relevant. USB Typewriter Keyboard - Etsy, usbtypewriter http://www.etsy.com/shop/usbtypewriter?ref=seller_infoSunday, May 1, 2011
  12. 12. GEL 2011 flickr photo courtesy of Jo@net This is what we achieved in 46 years, on our own.Sunday, May 1, 2011
  13. 13. GEL 2011 flickr photo courtesy of silashwang Yet, all that glitters is not gold; a rising tide does not lift all boats.Sunday, May 1, 2011
  14. 14. GEL 2011 flickr photo courtesy of Bored Dad Political stability = groupthink? Should an always- successful leadership be the One and only Way?Sunday, May 1, 2011
  15. 15. GEL 2011 flickr photo courtesy of Wojtek Gurak “Singapore is an 80-storey building on marshy land.” Hard Truths to Keep Singapore Going - Lee Kuan Yew http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/10379147-lee-kuan-yewSunday, May 1, 2011

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