EXPERT TALK SERIES


    Urbanscapes Expert Talk Series hosts prominent names from different backgrounds and from all around the world. Here you could access a short bio of the speakers who already contributed to the series. If you want to get in touch with them, please reach out to us.

     

     

     

    Placemaking Approaches in Transforming Public Spaces into Vital Places

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    Fred Kent

    Founder and President

    Project for Public Spaces (PPS)

     

    Putting People First for Livable Cities

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    Jeff Risom

    Managing Director

    Gehl Architects

     

    Urbanscapes Symposium: Public Spaces for City Transformation

    Two-day Urbanscapes Symposium saw eighteen prominent thought leaders and renown practitioners from organizations such as Gehl Studios, Project for Public Spaces, 8 80 Cities, London Olympic Park Legacy Company, San Francisco Planning Department, Institute for Transport Development Policy (ITDP), Brookings, OECD and Georgetown University. For more information click here.

     

    The Making of a High-Density Livable City: Singapore’s Urban Transformation

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    Michael Koh

    Fellow

    Centre for Liveable Cities (CLC) Singapore

     

    How Policy Impacts Our Cities? How Cities Impact Our Health?

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    Apoorva Shenvi

    Helms Fellow

    WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

     

     

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    Joseph Ross

    Development Practitioner

    Columbia University

     

     

    SUPERBLOCKS:Barcelona's Plan to Give Streets Back to Residents

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    Salvador Rueda

    Founder Director

    Urban Ecology Agency of Barcelona

     

    How Creative Community Spaces Transforming Cities into Innovation Hubs

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    CEO

    Union Kitchen

     

     

     

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    Vivian Liao

    Principle

    Totem Brooklyn

     

     

     

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    Manuel Mansylla

    Principle

    Totem Brooklyn

     

     

     

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    Senior Operations Officer

    The World Bank Group

     

    Designing Cities for Livability, Sustainability and Health

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    James F. Sallis

    Distinguished Professor Emeritus

    University of California, San Diego

     

    Blueprint for a New Road Order

    janette.jpgJanette Sadik-Khan

    Ex NYC Transportation Commissioner

     

     

     

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    Skye Duncan

    Director

    Global Designing Cities Initiative