Refereed Journal Articles

  • Yeo, S. J., Ho, K. C., & Heng, C. K. (2016). Rethinking spatial planning for urban conviviality and social diversity: A study of nightlife in a Singapore public housing estate neighbourhood. Town Planning Review, 87(4), 379-399.
  • Yeo, S. J. & Heng, C. K. (2014). An (extra)ordinary night out: Urban informality, social sustainability, and the nighttime economy. Urban Studies, 51(4), 712-726.
  • Yeo, S. J., Hee, L., & Heng, C. K. (2012). Urban informality and everyday (night)life: A field study in Singapore. International Development Planning Review, 34(4), 349-370.


  • Heng, C. K. & Yeo, S. J. (2022). Urban Planning in Singapore (D. F. Tan, Trans.). China Architecture & Building Press. (Original work published 2018)
  • Heng, C. K. & Yeo, S. J. (2018). Singapore Chronicles: Urban Planning. Singapore: Institute of Policy Studies (NUS) and Straits Times Press.

 Book Chapters

  • Yeo, S. J. (2020). Right to the city (at night): Spectacle and surveillance in public space. In: V. Mehta & D. Palazzo (Eds.), Companion to Public Space (pp. 182-190). New York: Routledge.
  • Yeo, S. J. (2019). Urban informality and the city at night. In: T. Banerjee & A. Loukaitou-Sideris (Eds.), The New Companion to Urban Design (pp. 163-174). New York: Routledge.
  • Fung, J. C., Heng, C. K., & Yeo, S. J. (listed alphabetically) (2019). Urban environment. In: K. H. Phua, L. G. Goh, & M. T. Yap (Eds.), Ageing in Asia: Contemporary Trends and Policy Issues (pp. 219-240). Singapore: World Scientific.
  • Heng, C. K. & Yeo, S. J. (2016). Towards greater sustainability and liveability in an urban age. In: C. K. Heng (Ed.), 50 Years of Urban Planning in Singapore (pp. 237-303). Singapore: World Scientific.

 Book Review

  • Yeo, S. J. (2022). [Review of the book Public Space Reader, edited by Miodrag Mitrašinović and Vikas Mehta]. Children, Youth and Environments, 32(2), 182-184.

Conference Proceedings

  • Heng, C. K. & Yeo, S. J. (2016). Singapore: Physical planning and development. In: F. Janches, R. Amette, C. Jaimes, & M. Corti (Eds.), From Knowledge to Development: New University Challenges for a Contemporary Urban Development (pp. 114-141). Argentina: Universidad de Buenos Aires.
  • Yeo, S. J. & Heng, C. K. (2014). The practice, rhythm, and intensity of everyday (night)life: Perspectives from Singapore. In: S. Honda (Ed.), Mn’M Workbook 3: Future Urban Intensities (pp. 102-107). Tokyo: flickStudio.

 Conference Papers

  • Yeo, S. J., Fung J. C., & Heng, C. K. (2016, April 14). Population ageing and the urban environment: A Singapore perspective [Conference presentation]. Asia and Europe: Active Ageing in Livability – The Responses and Experience International Seminar, Hong Kong.
  • Yeo, S. J., Ho, K. C., & Heng, C. K. (2014, May 15-16). Reconceptualising the relationship between social diversity, urban liveability, and public space design in Singapore’s quotidian neighbourhoods [Conference presentation]. Encountering Urban Diversity in Asia: Class and Other Intersections Conference, Singapore.
  • Yeo, S. J. (2012, July 18-20). An (extra)ordinary night-out: Urban informality and social sustainability in a global city at night [Conference presentation]. 7th Asian Graduate Forum on Southeast Asian Studies, Singapore.
  • Yeo, S. J., Hee, L., & Heng, C. K. (2010, September 8-9). The everyday (night)life of Minimart in Little India, Singapore [Conference presentation]. Global Urban Frontiers: Asian Cities in Theory, Practice and Imagination Conference, Singapore.

 Media (Interviews)

  • Acuto, M., Bassett, S., & Seijas, A. (Hosts). (2021, March/April). Cities After Dark [Audio podcast series]. Melbourne Centre for Cities. The University of Melbourne.

Lockdown Nights (Ep. 6)

Right to the Night (Ep. 4)

Night Shift (Ep. 3)

  • Julius, J. (Writer/Director). (2013, August 21). Play Nation [Docufilm]. Produced by Oak3 Films for MediaCorp Singapore.