Zoom Link: https://hku.zoom.us/j/91024897131
Meeting ID: 910-2489-7131
*The lecture will be live-streamed on Faculty Facebook page here.
Deane Simpson is professor of architecture, urbanism and urban planning at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts (KADK) where he leads the masters program Urbanism and Societal Change. Educated at Columbia University and ETH Zürich, he has previously practiced with Diller + Scofidio, and taught at the AA London, BAS and ETH. His research addresses contemporary urban and architectural conditions, exploring themes such as: the spatial conditions aligned to the transformation of Nordic welfare systems; the urban implications of large-scale demographic transformation; social and environmental sustainability within urban and regional settings; and problems related to the securitization of public space. Amongst a range of publications, he is author of Young-Old: Urban Utopias of an Aging Society (Lars Müller, 2015); and co-editor of The City between Freedom and Security (Birkhäuser, 2017); Forming Welfare (Danish Architecture Press 2017); and Atlas of the Copenhagens (Ruby Press, 2018).
Movie / Documentary
To have a full immersive experience, please watch the movies/documentaries before our “director’s cut”!
CITIZEN ARCHITECT : SAMUEL MOCKBEE AND THE SPIRIT OF THE RURAL STUDIO
2010 / Sam Wainwright
2011 / Benjamin Murray; Alysa Nahmias
BELONGING : GLENN MURCUTT
2013 / Aureliano Ramella
*The total number of attendance is limited to 1,000.
Conceived and Directed by Prof. Nasrin Seraji AADIPL FRIBA
Montage Produced by Noella Kwok + Annie Lye
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