KENGO KUMA – Infrastructure for a New Japan 2020

Join us for a two-evening event with special guest the internationally renowned and award-winning architect and designer Kengo Kuma whose work spans Europe and Asia. Kuma has written extensively on the sustainable development of both rural and urban Japan. In this two-part event he will share his insights and work related to Japan’s development and […]

Resilience and Asian Urbanism: A Collaborative Workshop

Discussion Board March 28-30, 2016, University of Washington This joint workshop between the Center for Asian Urbanism and the UW faculty cluster for Resilience in the Built Environment highlights the UW’s capacities to apply cultural context-specific expertise to problems of urbanization across the Pacific. Preceding the 75th Anniversary conference of the Association for Asian Studies […]

Sustaining Japan: past, present, future- 3.11 Five Years On, Hitoshi Abe

Mitsubishi Corporation Lecture Series 2015-16 Sustaining Japan: past, present, future This two-part series examines the lessons learned during five years of recovery efforts since the March 11, 2011 disasters in Japan, and looks ahead to how those lessons impact our thinking about development for 2020. Part 1 is January 13-14. Part 2 is April 13-14. […]

Landscape in a Pressurized Region: observations from China, Myanmar (Burma), and Eastern Tibet

Friday, March 7, 2015 12-1pm, Gould 100 Winter Quarter Brown Bag Scott Melbourne University of Hong Kong Scott Jennings Melbourne is an Assistant Professor of Landscape Architecture at the University of Hong Kong who possesses more than a decade of experience in professional practice. His research investigates the role of landscape as a medium and […]

Now Urbanism: The Future City is Here

Edited Jeffrey Hou, Ben Spencer, Thaisa Way and Ken Yocom After more than a century of heroic urban visions, urban dwellers today live in suburban subdivisions, gated communities, edge cities, apartment towers, and slums. The contemporary cities we know are more often the embodiment of unexpected outcomes and unintended consequences rather than visionary planning. As an […]

Winter Quarter Brown Bag – Re-Envisioning Community Space in Hong Kong – M.Sc. in Urban Design Program, Chinese University of Hong Kong

Department of Landscape Architecture & Center for Asian Urbanism Monday, Feb. 23, 2015 12-1pm, Gould 100 Hendrik Tieben Associate Professor & Director M.Sc. in Urban Design Program School of Architecture, The Chinese University of Hong Kong Hendrik TIEBEN is Associate Professor and Director of the M.Sc. in Urban Design program at the School of Architecture of The Chinese University […]

Landscape Installation: a process of discovering, representing and learning

Monday, Feb. 3, 2015 12-1pm, Gould 100 Winter Quarter Brown Bag Associate Professor Ah-Yeon Kim, University of Seoul Ah-Yeon Kim is both an academic and practicing landscape architect who leads a design network, STUDIOS terra. She is a coordinator for the International Workshop on Urban Landscape, a collaborative and multidisciplinary student workshop. Her works range […]

Contemporary Urbanism of Seoul | Young Ook Kim

Friday, Jan. 30, 2015 12-1pm, Gould 100 Young Ook Kim, CBE Visiting researcher 2014-15, received a Ph.D. at The Bartlett School in University College London and is professor in the Department of Architecture at Sejong University, Seoul, Korea. His interests span the fields of architecture and urban design, with a focus on developing an understanding […]

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