UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG
FACULTY OF ARCHITECTURE

Planning Livable Cities in the OBOR Region: Hong Kong and Dhaka

Planning Livable Cities in the OBOR Region: Hong Kong and Dhaka
Date:
21-Jun-2018
9:30 am - 1:30 pm
Venue:
Room 730, 7/F, Knowles Building, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong
Organizer:
One Belt One Road Urban Observatory
Center of Urban Planning and Urban Studies
The University of Hong Kong
Title:
OBORobs Symposium Planning Livable Cities in the OBOR Region: Hong Kong and Dhaka

OBORobs Symposium

The One Belt One Road Observatory of Centre of Urban Studies and Urban Planning under the Faculty of Architecture, established in May 2016, invites you to its first public symposium “Planning Livable Cities in the OBOR Region: Hong Kong and Dhaka”.  This symposium aims to exchange views and experience in planning for better livability in these two highly densely populated cities.

Program:

  1. Welcome remarks

Prof. Rebecca Chiu
Director, One Belt One Road Urban Observatory
& Centre of Urban Studies & Urban Planning, HKU

  1. Opening remarks

Mr. Raymond Lee
Director, Planning Department, HKSAR Government

  1. Livable high-density cities?

Prof. Chris Webster
Dean, Faculty of Architecture, HKU

  1. Conceptual framework for livability an Asian perspective

Prof. Rebecca Chiu
Director, One Belt One Road Urban Observatory
& Centre of Urban Studies & Urban Planning, HKU

  1. Dhaka’s planning for livability: policy, practices and reflections

Mr. Abul Kalam Azad
Joint Secretary, Ministry of Housing and Public Works,
Bangladesh Member (Planning),
Capital Development Authority of Bangladesh (RAJUK)

  1. Planning for livability in Hong Kong

Ms. Phyllis Li
Former Deputy Director, Planning Department, HKSAR Government

  1. Discussion

Moderator: Dr. Shenjing He
Associate Professor, Department of Urban Planning and Design, HKU

  1. Urban design and livability

Mr. Alain Chiaradia
Associate Professor, Department of Urban Planning and Design, HKU

  1. Livability of planned and unplanned areas in Dhaka

Dr. Shammi Akter Satu
Associate Professor, Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Jahangirnagar University

  1. Urban design and livability in Dhaka

Dr. Shaila Joarder
Associate Professor and Chairman, Department of Architecture, North South  University

  1. Discussion

Moderator: Dr. Weifeng Li
Associate Professor, Department of Urban Planning and Design, HKU

  1. Closing

Prof. Chris Webster
Dean, Faculty of Architecture, HKU

 

 ~~ ALL INTERESTED ARE WELCOME ~~

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