SZ-NY Symbiotic Symposium: The Life and Dream of The City

Sat, Oct 14    3pm

SZ-NY Symbiotic Symposium: The Life and Dream of The City
城市的共生与纷想

Liu Xiaodu
Moderated by Zhonghan Huang (M.S. AAD '14)
Guest speakers include Lu Yichen, Yin Yujun, APT Representatives, DA League Representatives

Please note: This event will be presented in Chinese.

Liu Xiaodu, co-curator of the Seventh Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism\Architecture (Shenzhen) will present on the theme of 2017 UABB, "Cities, Grow in Difference" and the role of 2017 UABB in the regeneration of Shenzhen. Hence, the city is the exhibition venue. The presentation will be followed by discussions led by DA League on the subject of academic research of urban village, and by APT on the diversity and dynamics of architectural practice in New York City. Panel discussion and Q&A will follow.

Liu Xiaodu is an architect and, along with Meng Yan and Wang Hui, are founding partners of URBANUS. Recognized as one of the most influential architecture practices in China, the firm focuses on urban realities in their research and built projects, seeking architectural solutions to emerging urban problems. They are known for sensitivity to urban historical and social structure, integration of resources and effectiveness in responding to the complicated urban environment.

Organized by Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism\Architecture, Architectural Practice Talks (APT), DA League, and Columbia GSAPP.