UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG
FACULTY OF ARCHITECTURE

HKU Division of Landscape Architecture Seminar Series

HKU Division of Landscape Architecture Seminar Series
Date:
04-Nov-2021 - 01-Dec-2021
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Venue:
To be held virtually via Zoom
Moderator:
Bin Jiang
Title:
HKU Division of Landscape Architecture Seminar Series
Planetary Health and Human wellbeing:
Interdisciplinary landscape research and design

HKU Division of Landscape Architecture Seminar Series
Planetary Health and Human Wellbeing: Interdisciplinary Landscape Research and Design

 

Abstract

The talks will cover research and practice to examine impacts of urban and rural landscapes on planetary health and human wellbeing from a wide variety of perspectives. Each talk will deliver a unique and fresh message to our students and colleagues that landscape architecture can provide benefits in multiple ways. The talks from most active and pioneering scholars or designers can bring academic and professional biodiversity to the Division of Landscape Architecture at the University of Hong Kong, helping students to develop future career and benefit international audience via the online presentation and communication.

Schedule

Date: Nov. 4th, Nov. 11th, Nov. 18th, Dec. 1st
Time: 7:00 – 8:30pm in HK time
Duration: 40-50 mins for lecture and 10-15 mins for Q&A
Language: English
Platform: To be held virtually on Zoom

 

  1. Dr. Jason Ho, Australia, founder of Mapping Workshop
    Time: Nov. 4th, Thursday, 7:00 – 8:30pm in HK Time
    Topic: Super Ordinary. If landscape architects don’t study the everydayness, how are they going to design for it?
    Zoom: https://hku.zoom.us/s/97980064146

 

  1. Dr. Matthew Browning, USA, Clemson University, VR & Nature Lab Director
    Time: Nov. 11th, Thursday, 7:00 – 8:30pm in HK time (Nov. 12th, Friday, 7-8:30am in EST)
    Topic: Research and application of VR technology in the field of landscape architecture
    Zoom: https://hku.zoom.us/s/97593563842

 

  1. Prof. Pang Wei, Mainland China, Turenscape (Guangzhou) general manager & principal designer, Peking University critic, ASLA Awards winner
    Time: Nov. 18th, Thursday, 7:00 – 8:30pm in HK Time
    Topic: Urban parks for citizens, landscape justice and equity, humanism design
    Zoom: https://hku.zoom.us/s/94550083595

 

  1. Mr. Tilman Latz, Germany, Latz+Partner design director & partner, POLIS Awards winner
    Time: Dec. 1st, Wednesday, 7:00 – 8:30pm in HK time (Dec. 1st, Wed, 12-13:30 pm, Berlin)
    Topic: Landscape ecology research for practice
    Zoom: TBC

Moderator
Bin Jiang

 Organizer
Jiali Li

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