UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG
FACULTY OF ARCHITECTURE

Wong Mun Summ

Wong Mun Summ
Date:
20-Jan-2016
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Lecture Title:
Garden City, Mega City – Strategies for the 21st Century Sustainable City
Venue:
Room 726, Knowles Building, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Speaker:
Wong Mun Summ

Biography

Mun Summ Wong is the joint Founding Director of WOHA. He graduated with Honours from the National University of Singapore in 1989. He was a Board member of the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Singapore and the Singapore Land Authority and served as a member of several Design Advisory Panels for major developments in Singapore. Mr. Wong is also a Professor in Practice at the National University of Singapore.

Lecture Abstract

The 21st century promises to be very different from the 20th century – so why are cities being planned using components that were developed during the last 100 years? In this talk, WOHA Director Wong Mun Summ will share some ideas on what the designers of hyper dense cities of the 21st century could and should be doing to make them great places to live.

****No registration is required. All interested are welcome****

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