Public Lectures


Date Lecture Topic Speaker Job Title
13 May 2015 Urban Design in High Density Cities: Accessibility & Urban Spatial Performance Prof. Zhuang Yu School of Architecture and Urban Planning
Tongji University
22 Apr 2015 HKHS Distinguished Lecture Series on Sustainable Housing Development Prof. David Clapham Professor of Planning, University of Reading, UK
Visiting Professor, IBF at the University of Uppsala, Sweden
2 Feb 2015 Legislation Framework for Managing Statified Properties in Malaysia Dr. Wan Nor Azriyati Wan Abd Aziz & Noor Rosly Hanif Study of Urban and Regional Real Estate (SURE),
Faculty of Built Environment, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
29 Jan 2015 The Beauty in GIS (地理信息的美學審視) Prof. Guoan Tang Dean of School of Geography
Nanjing Normal University
5 Nov 2014 The Design Dimension of Planning (20 years on) Prof. Matthew Carmona Professor of Bartlett School of Planning, UCL
29 Sep 2014 New-type Urbanization in Central China: Case of Hubei Province (中國中部地區新型城鎮化:湖北案例) Prof Huang Yaping Head of the Department of Urban Planning
Deputy Dean of the School of Architecture and Urban Planning
Huazhong University of Science and Technology
22 Oct 2013 Urbanization of the State in China Prof. You-Tien Hsing Professor and Graduate Advisor
Geography Department
University of California Berkeley, USA
6 Sep 2013 Future Mobility, Urban Analytics, and Land Use Planning Professor Joseph Ferreira, Jr. Professor of Urban Planning and Operations Research
MIT Department of Urban Studies and Planning
7 May 2013 智慧城市 – 概念,支撐技術與應用
(Smart City – Concept, Technology and Applications)
Prof. Deren LI (李德仁教授) Wuhan University (武汉大学)
Academician of Chinese Academy of Sciences (中国科学院院士)
Academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering (中国工程院院士)
28 Jan 2013 Change and Movement in Urban Environments Prof. Dr. Gerhard O. BRAUN Director
Institute for International Urban Research
International Academy
27 Sep 2012 Part of the HKIP Planning Week Events:
Building Social Intelligence: Development the Social Enterprise Way
Ms. Liane HARTLEY Director and Co-founder
London, U.K.
26 Sep 2012 Part of the HKIP Planning Week Events:
Community Planning Events: How to Organise a Successful One
Mr. Nick WATES Managing Director
Nick Wates Associates, U.K.
23 May 2012 Urban China: The Difficult Transition from Socialism Prof. John R. LOGAN Professor of Sociology
Director, Spatial Structures in the Social Sciences
Department of Sociology, Brown University
19 Apr 2012 Tourism and the City: Potential and Pitfalls Prof. Susan FAINSTEIN Professor
Planning in the Graduate School of Design
Harvard University, USAVisiting professor
The LKY School of the National University, Singapore
26 Mar 2012 100 Years of the Planning Academy Prof. Peter BATEY Professor, Department of Civic Design
University of Liverpool, UK
15 Mar 2012 Housing Poverty and Income Poverty in England and the Netherlands Prof. Mark STEPHENS Professor in Urban Economics (Urban Studies)
School of Social and Political Sciences
University of Glasgow, U.K.
7 Jan 2012 City Planning Forum
Taipei Challenge: New Planning initiatives
Prof. Chien Yuan LIN Professor, Graduate Institute of Building and Planning
National Taiwan University and
Former Deputy Mayor of Taipei
21 Nov 2011 To Create City’s Value – The Practice of Urban Design and Architecture Design in China Prof. Keshi CHEN Professor, Peking University
Associate Director, Urban Planning and Design Apartment
Peking UniversityDirector of Chinese Urban Design Research Center
Peking University
4 Nov 2011 Planning Study on Building Coordinated and Sustainable World-class Townships in the Greater Pearl River – Regional Cooperation Plan on Building a Quality Living Area Delta Region Prof. Guicai LIProf.  Hui ZENG Prof. Guicai LI
Peking University Shenzhen Graduate SchoolProf. Hui ZENG
Peking University Shenzhen Graduate School
10 Oct 2011 Planning of Urban Spaces/Places: Memories and Prosperity Prof. Bryan MASSAM FRSC, York University, Toronto, Canada
15 Jun 2011 Public Rented Housing in Seven Countries: Contrasting Models and their Implications for Tenants’ right Prof. Suzanne FITZPATRICK Joseph Rowntree Professor of Housing Policy
Director of the Centre for Housing Policy at the University of York
20 Oct 2010 Hong Kong Housing society Distinguished Lecture Series on Sustainable Housing Development:
“Innovative Ideas from the Design of Housing for the Elderly in Northern Europe”
Prof. Victor REGNIER Professor of Architecture and Gerontology
University of Southern California, U.S.A.
6 Mar 2010 The Technology and Ethics of ‘Collaborative Planning’ Prof. Patsy HEALEY Professor emeritus in the School of Architecture
Planning and Landscape
The University of Newcastle, UK
20 Jan 2010 The Winners in China’s Urban Housing Reform Prof. John R. LOGAN Professor of Sociology and
Director, Initiative on Spatial Structures
Social Sciences, Brown University
18 Mar 2009 Hong Kong Housing society Distinguished Lecture Series on Sustainable Urban Development:
“Sustainable Urban Development on Subsidised Housing in the Twenty-first Century”
Prof. Christine WHITEHEAD Professor in Housing Department of Economics
Department of Economics
London School of EconomicsDirector Cambridge Centre of Housing and Planning
University of Cambridge