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About our lab

Social Urban Laboratory (SOULab) is a design research lab based in Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD), focusing on evidence-based design for health, equity, agency, and life, through investigating the relationships between people and the environment. Our research interests include demographic shift, healthy longevity, place-making, place-keeping, asset-based

community design, and other emerging urban phenomenons.  Based on extensive design ethnographic studies and participatory action research, we aim to develop a new design framework that shift the paradigm from urban design to “urban life design”, towards a long-term vision of social sustainability.

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Urban Cluster 2.605

Singapore University of Technology and Design

8 Somapah Road

Singapore 487372

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