Shanghai: Lessons in Urban Regeneration and Heritage Conservation

21 Apr 2018 | 10:00am – 12:00pm | URA Function Hall
Networking & Registration from 9:30 am - 10:00 am
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Synopsis

Shanghai has transformed into a liveable city where past and present thrive. How has Shanghai achieved this, and what principles will guide its future development?


Speaker 

Dr Wang Lin

Professor
Architecture Department,
Design School, 
Shanghai Jiao Tong University 

Wang Lin is a Professor in the Architecture Department at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, a researcher of China Urban Governance Institute, and the Director of the Center for Urban Studies focusing on regeneration, preservation and innovation of cities. She has played key roles in urban planning, including the Master Planning of Shanghai, strategy planning of the Shanghai metropolitan area and the redevelopment of Shanghai waterfronts and conservation planning of Shanghai historical areas.


Moderator 

Mr Kelvin Ang

Director
Conservation Department (Conservation Management),
Urban Development Authority

Mr Kelvin Ang has over a decade of experience in architecture and conservation at the URA. URA is Singapore’s national planning, land use and building conservation authority. He has led a multidisciplinary team to deliver several conservation projects including the gazette of over 700 buildings since 2003. His portfolio includes public education and partnership programmes, overseeing Place Management efforts and enforcement work.

 

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