Main content


Date created: | Last Updated:


Creating DOI. Please wait...

Create DOI

Category: Project

Description: Science and technology form a central part of Singapore’s development and image as a modern city-state. Since the 1990s, Singapore’s government has focused on transforming the island into a “knowledge economy.” This entails a heavy emphasis on developing endogenous science and technology that can foster innovation and entrepreneurialism. The design and construction of scientific and technological spaces play a central in fostering such development. By exploring the origins of a particular building (Solaris at Fusionopolis) and its relationship to the wider ecology of the city state, this paper argues that the design of technoscientific spaces represent an effort not just to transform the urban environment, but also to transform Singapore society and Singaporeans more broadly. Generating innovation in science and technology entails transforming social and economic relationships. These parts are tied together by an ecological vision that seeks to link human-social and scientific-natural worlds through design.

License: CC-By Attribution 4.0 International


Loading files...



Recent Activity

Loading logs...

OSF does not support the use of Internet Explorer. For optimal performance, please switch to another browser.
This website relies on cookies to help provide a better user experience. By clicking Accept or continuing to use the site, you agree. For more information, see our Privacy Policy and information on cookie use.

Start managing your projects on the OSF today.

Free and easy to use, the Open Science Framework supports the entire research lifecycle: planning, execution, reporting, archiving, and discovery.