Session 06 | 15 May 8:00pm

Pop-up Urban Design Intervention
Award Ceremony

Prof. Chiu Chi Yue

Dean of the Faculty of Social Science, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, HK

Hiroyuki Shinohara

Assistant Professor at The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Here to view the winning entries and project gallery

What’s Next? Making Place: Concluding Panel Discussion

Speakers

Donald Choi

President of the Hong Kong Institute of Urban Design and Hong Kong Institute of Architects

Xiaochun Yang

Associate Dean at Shenzhen University, CN

Ethan Kent

Executive Director at PlacemakingX, US

Francesco Rossini

Assistant Professor at The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Jason Hilgefort

Founder and Director at Land + Civilization Compositions, HK

Melody H Yiu

Lecturer at The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Moderator: Hendrik Tieben

Professor at The Chinese University of Hong Kong


Placemakingweek Shenzhen/Hong Kong -Announcement

Speakers

Ethan Kent

Executive Director at PlacemakingX, US

Lecture: Building the Global Placemaking Movement from the Community UP

Jia Ping-Lee

Founder and Director at Tempatico, MY

Lecture: Placemaking Week 2021

Session 01 | 14May 9:15am

Could the Greater Bay Area provide an opportunity to test new approaches in making places?


Presentations and Speakers


Miodrag Mitrasinovic

Professor at New School University New York, US

Lecture: Public space in the Greater Bay Area: A synoptic account

Inge Goudsmit

Assistant Professor at The Chinese University of Hong Kong, HK

Lecture: Urban Politics in Making Places

Margaret Crawford

Professor at UC Berkeley, US

Lecture: Connectivity and Difference in the GBA

Hendrik Tieben

Professor at The Chinese University of Hong Kong

and Chen Ying Fen

Postdoctoral Fellow at The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Lecture: Emerging Public Space Design Tactics in Hong Kong

Discussion Panel

Philip Clarke

Project Director in Digital Placemaking at The Oval Partnership, HK

Joel Chan

Architect and Director at P&T Group, HK

Setha Low (moderator)

Professor at the City University of New York, US

Session 02 | 14May 2:00pm

Making Places. How urban design and bottom-up processes can positively influence the social life of public spaces in Greater Bay Area cities?


Presentations and Speakers

Doreen Liu

Founder and Director at Nodestudio, CN

Lecture: Recent Works on Public Space: A Shenzhen Practice

 Jason Hilgefort

Founder and Director at Land+Civilization Compositions, HK

Lecture: Creating a regulatory framework for encouraging placemaking actions, in rural contexts

Sarah Mui

Co-Founder and Director at One Bite Studio, HK

Lecture: Co-creating Agility for a Resilient City

Wendy Ran Wu

Director of UPRD at the Research Department of Urbanus, CN

Lecture: Planning for an alternative social fabric

Discussion Panel

Gianni Talamini

Assistant Professor at the City University of Hong Kong, HK

Jeroen van Ameijde

Assistant Professor at The Chinese University of Hong Kong, HK

Melody Yiu (moderator)

Lecturer at The Chinese University of Hong Kong, HK

Session 03 | 14May 8:00pm

How to enhance the quality of public spaces in cities and making places that encourage social interaction?


Presentations and Speakers

Matthew Carmona

Professor at the University College London, UK

Lecture: The public-isation of private space

Siënna Veelders

STIPO Amsterdam, NL

Lecture: The City at Eye Level Asia – human scale urbanism and social quality of public space

Pablo Sendra

Associate Professor at the University College London, UK

Lecture: Designing for uncertainty

Mahyar Arefi

Professor at the Shaoxing University, CN

Lecture: Consilience in Urban Design (?): The Conceptual Convergence of Strange Bedfellows


Discussion Panel

Sujata Govada

UDP International, HK

Isabella Rossen

Urban Sociologist and Associate at Urban Transcript, QA

Nuno Soares (moderator)

Senior Lecturer at the University of Saint Joseph Macao, MO

Session 04 | 15 May 9:15am

Bottom-up approaches and informal urban activities: Could theory inform, or better inform, practice?


Presentations and Speakers

Filipe Afonso

Professor at Guangzhou University, CN

Lecture: Design Tactics in Times of Crisis

Jose Luis Vallejo

Co-Founder and Director at Ecosistemaurbano, ES

Lecture: Cultivating Urban Complexity

Ximena Ocampo

Co-Founder and Director at Derive-Lab, MX

Lecture: 1000+ ways of occupying public space in Mexico

Francesco Rossini

Assistant Professor at The Chinese University of Hong Kong, HK

Lecture: Making Places: Temporary Urban Strategies to Reconnect Open Spaces and Communities in Hong Kong


Discussion Panel

Peter Ferretto

Associate Professor at The Chinese University of Hong Kong, HK

Jia Ping-Lee

Founder and Director at Tempatico, MY

Sujata Govada (moderator)

Founder and Director at UDP International, HK

Session 05 | 15 May 2:00pm

How could ‘making place’ become a more consolidated planning strategy to address critical issues and challenges at the district level and reinforce the local identity?  


Presentations and Speakers

Kate Meyrick

Director at Cistri, AU

Lecture: People and Purpose: planning for performance at a precinct scale

Peter Ferretto

Associate Professor at The Chinese University of Hong Kong, HK

Lecture: Urban Pause: Design Prototypes to reclaim Hong Kong’s residual urban spaces

Gianni Talamini

Assistant Professor at the City University of Hong Kong, HK

Lecture: Turning monumental spaces into places of freedom – Everyday urbanism in the Chinese Central Business Districts squares

Nuno Soares

Senior Lecturer at the University of Saint Joseph Macao, MO

Lecture: Public Matters: Identity, Design and Placemaking in Macau’s Inner Harbour


Discussion Panel

Sujata Govada

Founder and Director at UDP International, HK

Stefan Krummeck

Director at Farrells, HK

Luisa Bravo (moderator)

founder and Director at City Space Architecture, IT