This is the second part of the prize-winning essay by Tan Guan Yu, written for the course Asia Now! The Archaeology of the Future City. In every Calendar Year, Tembusu College awards prizes for the Best Essay, Best Creative Work and Best Miscellaneous Work to recognise the intellectual achievements of Tembusu students in the University Town College Programme (UTCP). This work was the winner of the Best Essay Prize for the Calendar Year 2022
This essay by Tan Guan Yu, written for the course Asia Now! The Archaeology of the Future City, was the winner of the Best Essay Prize for the Calendar Year 2022. It is published here as part one of two parts.
Liew Yung Jun discusses the debate surrounding the construction of the upcoming Cross Island Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) line.
Sven Tan critically reflects on the ‘greening’ of capitalism.
Willis Lau discusses the controversy around the Cross-Island Line, whose construction may greatly improve Singapore’s public transportation framework, but also endanger the integrity of its nature reserves.
Second-year undergraduate Willis Lau explores the tree behind our College’s name and on Singapore’s five-dollar bill: the tembusu tree.