2017 Guangzhou International Design Forum

Published: 06/11/2017
Professor Michele Bonino, Director of the SCTCL, will take part to the 2017 Guangzhou International Design Forum sponsored by Guangzhou Municipal People's Government, held in November, 2017.
The forum will focus on various areas including Urban Planning, Architectural Design, Sustainable Design, Municipal Engineering and Transportation, Urban Public Arts and History of Guangzhou, to discuss around the main topic chosen for the selected year: “Design-Driven City.

The forum will host many high level academicians, architects, urban planning experts, scholars and industrial leaders from home and abroad to gather in Guangzhou, put forward ideas and response to the challenges and opportunities encountered during the urbanization development.

The international speackers comprise relevant names such as Thomas Herzog (Prof. Emeritus

of Excellence of the Technical University of Munich TUM), Patrik Schumacher (Principial of Zaha Hadid Architects), Meinhard von Gerka (Founding partner of gmp Architekten), and many others. On the Chinese side will be present Li Xiaojian (Expert enjoying special government allowance of the State Council; Former President of China Academy of Urban Planning & Design), Sun Yimin (Distinguished Professor and Doctoral Supervisor o f Yangtze River Scholar; Dean of School of Architecture, SouthChina University of Technology) only to make some examples.

Further information are provided in the following official document: Guangzhou Forum-2017 Guide Book application/pdf (1.64 MB)

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