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CLC LECTURE Constructing Singapore Public Space 17 August 2017 While widely recognised as a global city, Singapore is a multiracial city-state, and its public space takes on multiple, incoherent identities that do not reflect established and primarily Western ideas of public space. The book, Constructing Singapore Public Space, takes this as a starting point to frame the notion of public space in Singapore. Everyday urban practices and spatial design over time, and in specific places such as Orchard Road, Little India and housing estates, have helped create a Singapore version of public space that is unique to us. A brief presentation of the book will be followed by a discussion with a distinguished panel from academia ad practice, and an interactive discussion with the audience on the idea of Singapore public space. Lecture Segment Kavya Gopal 00:00:16 Dear distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen, my name is Kavya Gopal and I am a senior in the Urban Studies Programme at Yale-NUS [...