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Tan Szue Hann’s calling in life is not just to design beautiful architectural structures, but to make them sustainable as well. In fact, clients of Surbana Jurong, where he is the head of sustainable urban solutions, have achieved energy savings of at least 30 per cent by going green. “I would like for my generation to start thinking proactively about how we can plan for sustainable cities of the future; to address society’s needs rather than simply react to problems and situations that may arise,” says the chatty 34-year-old, who was named the 2015 Young Green Architect of the Year by the Building and Construction Authority and Singapore Green Building Council. Other structures Szue Hann enjoys are cars—especially electric ones, of course.