Scott Dunn is Vice President for Southeast Asia at AECOM (NYSE: ACM), a $19-billion global provider of professional technical and management support services. AECOM’s 85,000 employees – including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals – serving clients in more than 150 countries around the world. Scott also is part of the Urban Land Institute Singapore Council and past Chairman.
Scott drives strategic growth for South East Asia to advance the regional growth agenda of AECOM’s APAC Executive Leadership Team through identification, development and support of strategic initiatives that drive profitable growth for AECOM in South East Asia. Core business areas include Design Consulting services in Buildings & Places, Civil & Infrastructure, Oil Gas Chemical Industrial & Power and Environmental, Constructing and Management Services.
Scott also leads cross-functional teams in providing integrated services and sustainable solutions for large, complex and multidisciplinary projects across Asia, among them high-density masterplans for new towns and regeneration of existing urban landscapes that have drawn on sustainable and smart themes. Major works in Singapore include customizing a sustainability assessment framework tool that analyses the optimum master plan for the Jurong Lake District and the Marina Bay – Greater Southern Waterfront district. Both development projects are led by the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Singapore and involving multiple government agencies and range of technical design fields.
He is an advocate of sustainable land development and high dense urban environmental design and believes that in order to create great places, one should be both sensitive to the environment and responsible for the society. His papers on sustainability and livability issues are frequently published with local and international print media and he is highly regarded as a thought leader in the planning community. He actively lectures on land development and has given speeches at conferences and events throughout Asia and North America.
Title: Creating and Sustaining Thriving Public Places: Investing in People, Place & Ecology
As more of the world’s population cram into cities, the challenge is to plan and design cities where people want to live, work and play and where planning considers the social, economic and environmental impact it has on cities.
This presentation will focus on Mobility, Open spaces and water infrastructure that is in the public realm and how this physical infrastructure can be planned and designed to help achieve the UN’s new urban agenda