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Opened in April 2019, Changi Airport’s new Jewel complex, epitomises how technology and design are inextricably linked in creating and executing a vision of tomorrow’s city that inspire and awe, with its 40-meter high indoor waterfall (reportedly the tallest in the world), and use of pioneering automated checking and baggage handling innovations.

Technology and design, not uncommon in everyday context, cannot be further apart in their social meanings: while both involve measurements and calculations, the former is based on hard sciences and precise engineering to make things work, the latter on proportions and appearance, to push physical limits and social conventions, with the aim to impart a vision.

Often thought of as separate fields of specialisations, SUTD’s (Singapore University of Technology and Design) multi-disciplinary approach is unique, reflecting its vision of how these two elements influence the ways we work, live and play in the future.

We hear more from SUTD’s 10th Anniversary celebration, and its FIRST (Fostering Industrial Research Success Together) Industry Workshop – the platform to foster collaborative research success through convening relevant high-level stakeholders from industry, academia and the Government while showcasing relevant SUTD graduate-level research capabilities…Click here to read full article.


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