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Quantity Surveyors Will Be a Key Arbiter of Sustainability and Smart City Technology

In the realm of construction, many invisible pillars and scaffolds help bring projects alive and keep them so. Perhaps no other pillar is as invisible, …

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And the model construction worker of the year goes to: the 3D printer!

Home to Southeast Asia’s largest 3D construction printer, Singapore is looking to embrace the technology one step further after printing landscape furniture and architectural features …

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Smart Estates (AR/VR; energy efficiency)

Singapore is redesigning jobs and skills to support its embrace of Smart Estates. By leveraging artificial intelligence, augmented and virtual reality (AR/VR), and 5G technology, …

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Facilities Management

Facilities Management Will be a Different Beast in the Aftermath of COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has gravely battered the built environment space in Singapore, and nowhere has it been graver than in the facilities management (FM) industry. …

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Integrated Digital Delivery

Taking maintainability and sustainability to the next level with Integrated Digital Delivery (IDD)

It is high time for the FM industry to integrate maintainability and sustainability with Integrated Digital Delivery (IDD), equipping Smart Buildings with the ecosystem needed …

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Facilities Management

Can the Pandemic Reverse Fragmentation in the Facilities Management Industry?

Facilities Management (FM) is notoriously fragmented: multiple service providers jockey to serve clients in exclusive ways, from lift operators to security system providers. The results …

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Vietnam Is Asia-Pacific’s Best Performing Construction Sector Despite COVID-19

            The COVID-19 pandemic ravaged most construction sectors across the world regardless of geography. Singapore itself suffered a 27.4% year-on-year contraction in the sector as …

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Agricultural Infrastructure in Singapore: A New Frontier for Built Environment?

As Singapore begins to nurse itself back to economic health with the roll out of mass vaccination globally, building back better and stronger is a …

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Green Finance is Coming to Singapore in a Big Way. Are Built Environment Firms Prepared?

A major component of the recently-released SG Green Plan of the Singapore Government is green financing. Green financing is the issuance of bonds (so-called “green …

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