Universal Design in Public Places

This year’s theme, ‘Universal Design in Public Places’, looks at fostering exchanges on the need for creating an inclusive built environment that is usable by all. The SUDW UD Conference will bring together an array of industry experts to share their experiences and insights on the current trends in Universal Design and its implementation in our everyday lives and the built environment.

Updated on 14 June 2016 and are subject to changes.

27 July 2016 (Wednesday) UD CONFERENCE – Universal Design in Public Places
0830 – 1030 Registration
BCA Welcomes
Opening Speech by Guest of Honour
Launch and Announcements
Tea Break & Visit UD Exhibition
UD in Policies and Plans
1030 – 1400 KEYNOTE I:
Universal Design Implementation Strategy – Towards an inclusive Built Environment
Mr Chin Chi Leong, Acting Deputy CEO
Building and Construction Authority
Bridging the "Know-Do" Gap Through a Universal Design Approach: A National Perspective from Ireland
Dr Gerald Craddock, Chief Officer
Centre for Excellence in Universal Design, Ireland
"Like Humans Do!"
Mr Riccardo Marini, Senior Director
Gehl Architects Copenhagen
UD in Practice
1400 – 1700
  • Public Housing UD in Community Spaces

    Mr Richard Hassell, Founding Partner, WOHA

  • Romantic Design: Empathy & Idealism as Drivers of Innovation by

    Mr Hunn Wai, Creative Director, Lanzavecchia + Wai

  • Integrating UD in Projects

    Mr Khoo Poh Bin, Deputy Managing Director, DCA Architects

  • Development of the Therapeutic Garden @ HortPark - design guidelines and challenges

    Mr Andrew Foke, Manager, HortPark, NParks

  • People Centric Approach in Way Finding System at Mass Rapid Transit)

    Ms Goh Mui Mui, Manager (Construction) Division, LTA

Registration Rates

Events Discounted Fee*
(incl GST)
Normal Rate
(incl (GST)
Conference S$275 S$300

* Early Bird payment on or before 4 July 2016; Group Discount (group of 3 or more from same organisation); BCA Young Leaders; BCAA Alumni Card Holders

Date: 27 July 2016 (one day programme)
Theme: Universal Design in Public Places
Venue: Grand Ballroom,
Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel, Singapore

Organised by:

Building and Construction Authority 15 years

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