List of Publications


Labadi, S., Giliberto, F., Rosetti, I., Shetabi, L., Yildirim, E.,  Heritage and the Sustainable Development Goals: Policy Guidance for Heritage and Development Actors. ICOMOS, 2021.

Chang, W. P. H., W.S. Mak, J.H. Tan, and S.Y. Kwong. Rediscovery of Cultural Landscapes in Southern China: Sustainable Heritage and Planning in Rural Settlements. Routledge (forthcoming 2021).

Chu, C.L. and S. He, eds., The Speculative City: Emergent Forms and Norms of the Built Environment. University of Toronto Press (forthcoming 2021).

Chu, C.L. “The Afterlives of Modern Housing.” In Routledge Companion to Contemporary Architectural History, edited by Lu, D. Routledge (forthcoming 2021).

Lu, Xiaoxuan. “My Love from the Mountain: Contingent Bordering Processes at Mount Changbai/Baekdu”. Area (forthcoming 2021).


Barber, L. and Chu, C.L. “Living Heritage Versus Dead Relics? Place Meanings and Boundary-Making in the Politics of Heritage in Postcolonial Hong Kong.” In Place Meaning and Attachment: Authenticity, Heritage, and Preservation, edited by D. Kopec and A. Bliss, 182-193. Routledge, 2020.

Lai, L.W.C. “Sustainable Development of Heritage Conservation and Tourism: A Hong Kong Case Study on Colonial Heritage”. Sustainable Development 28, no. 5 (2020): 1181–88.

Lai, L.W.C., P.L.K. Lau, and M.H. Chua. “An Empirical Coasian Study on the Socio-Economic Profiles of Two Politically Sensitive Informal Settlements: Kowloon Walled City and Rennie’s Mill”. Land Use Policy 97 (September 2020): 104750.

Lu, X, S. Trumpf and I. Valin. Interstitial Hong Kong: Exploring the Small and Marginal Landscapes of High-density Urbanism. Tongji University Press, 2020.

Lu, X. “China and Her Return to the Ocean.” In Terra-Sorta-Firma: Atlas of Urbanism on Reclaimed Land, edited by F. Masoud and B. Ryan. Actar, 2020.


Chu, C L and Z. Liang. “Tianyuan Dushi: Garden City, Urban Planning, and Visions of Modernization in Early Twentieth  Century China.” Traditional Dwellings and Settlements Review 31, no. 1 (2019): 38-54.

Decaudin, M. “Geological Discrimination: Granite and the Early British Colonisation of Hong Kong”. Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society Hong Kong 59 (2019): 76–107.

Decaudin, M. “Founding the Barren Rock: Landscape Transformations and Discourses in Nineteenth-Century Colonial Hong Kong”. Journal of the LUCAS Graduate Conference, no. 7 (April 2019): 38–75.

Lu, X. “Divergent Memories of Tumen Shan-shui.” European Journal of Korean Studies 19, no. 1 (2019): 229-274.

Mak, V. “The Spark of Contemporary Landscape Creativity – The Foundation Landscape Design Studio in the University of Hong Kong”. Landscape Architecture Frontiers 7, 5 (2019): 24-37.

Zhou, Ying. “Building a Discourse: Capturing a Moving Target of Shanghai’s Art Boom”. Art Journal 78, no. 3 (2019): 137–39.


Chu, C.L. “Envisioning Future Pasts: Heritage and Emergent Activism in Postcolonial Macau and Hong Kong.” In Urban Asias: Essays on Futurity Past and Present, edited by T. Bunnell and D.P.S. Goh, 64-76. Jovis Verlag, 2018.

Chu, C.L. “The Propensity of Things: The Portuguese Calcada and Its Historicity.” Current Anthropology 59, 4 (2018): 388-389.

Tang, D. and Chu, C.L. “Infrastructure Imagination: Charting Hong Kong’s Futures through Construction Photography.” HKIA Journal 74 (November 2018): 118-122.

Zhou, Y. “Herzog & de Meuron’s Latest Arts Venue, Tai Kwun, Opens in Hong Kong.” Frieze (Jun 07 2018).

Zhou, Y. “成長中的當代藝術生態: 香港.” 藝術領地 79 (2018).


Lu, X.,  I. Valin and S. Trumpf. “Interstitial Hong Kong.” Landscape Architecture Frontiers 5, 3 (2017): 121-131.​

Mak, V. “Site-Specific Art.” (Foreword in the ‘After the Deluge’ – Kingsley Ng’s art installation at the Tai Hang Tung stormwater storage tank) Exhibition Guidebook, 2-6. Jockey Club New Arts Power, Hong Kong Arts Development Council, 2017.

Zhou, Y. Urban Loopholes: Creative Alliances of Spatial Production in Shanghai’s City Center. Birkhäuser, 2017.


Zhou, Y. “自然之後: 新加坡建成環境研究”. 藝術界 = LEAP (Singapore Supplement). (2016): 22-28.


Chu, C. L. “Spectacular Macau: Visioning Futures in A World Heritage City.” Geoforum 65 (October 2015): 440-450.

Davies, Stephen N. G, Lawrence W. C. Lai, Ken S.T. Ching, and K.Y Tan. “The Japanese Assault on Pillbox 3”. Surveying and Built Environment 24, no.1 (2015):  95–108.

Mak, V. “Town Planning: No Driver behind the Wheel”. Hong Kong Echo Magazine 77 (2015): 26-27.