Remaking the Chinese City is a series of panel discussions exploring the development of the contemporary Chinese city with emphasis on individual topics such as: current models of urban development; the role of infrastructure and sustainability; real estate development; the relationship between public and private realms in the city; and art and culture in the Chinese city.
Speakers include leading political, academic, artistic, and commercial figures from China and around the world.
January 5, 2011
April 12, 2011
Ronnie Chan, Chairman, Hang Lung Properties Limited
Yung Ho Chang, Principal Architect, Atelier Feichang Jianzhu; Professor and former Head at the Department of Architecture, MIT
James von Klemperer, Principal, Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates
Christopher Zanardi-Landi, President, Louis Vuitton China
Co-presented with Hang Lung Center for Real Estate, Tsinghua University
April 13, 2011
Rocco Yim, Executive Director, Rocco Design Architects Ltd.
Johnson Chang, Director, Hanart TZ Gallery (Moderator)
Wenyuan Wu, CEO, Shenzhen APECLAND Design Co. Ltd.; visiting fellow, China Development Institute
Dajuin Yao, media artist; curator and art historian
Co-presented with Faculty of Architecture, The University of Hong Kong
April 27, 2011
Albert Chan, Director of Development, Planning, and Design, Shui on Group
Qiu Shujie, Vice Chief Architect, Chongqing Planning Bureau
Gordon Chang, Writer at Forbes.com
May 4, 2011
Despite unrivaled investments in new airports, highways and rail systems, China's long-term transportation strategy remains unclear. Wu Jiang, Vice President of Tongji University in China, James Fallows of The Atlantic, and David Owen of The New Yorker discuss the importance of a sustainable transportation infrastructure to minimizing global climate change.