LEE Kah Wee


LEE Kah Wee is Assistant Professor at National University of Singapore, Department of Architecture, where he teaches history and theory of urban planning. His doctoral dissertation, “Las Vegas in Singapore”, submitted in 2012 at UC Berkeley, is a history of the control of vice in Singapore. In 2014, he was Visiting Fellow-in-Residence at Yale University on a Chiang Ching Kuo Junior Scholar Grant. His work on the politics of urban planning and casino development has been published in the Geoforum, International Journal of Urban and Regional Research, Environment and Planning A and C, and the University of Las Vegas Centre for Gaming Research

Paper title: 

The “Las Vegas Model” and its mutations in Macau and Singapore