The Universities of Huddersfield and Sheffield, UK
Co-organised by Yun Gao, Xiang Ren, Adrian Pitts and Jan Woudstra
Header image credit: Surging Wave Pavillion Soochow, Peter Blundell Jones
|Time (UK time)||Talk||Speaker|
|9:00 - 9:15||Welcome from co-organisers|
|9:30 - 10:00||An Architectural Loss after Two Terms of Saigon Architecture - Ho Chi Minh City||Nguyen Hanh Nguyen|
|10:00 - 10:30||British Hill Stations in Malaya: The Forgotten Legacy||
Siti Farrah Zaini and Zuraini Md Ali
|10:30 - 11:00||Glorious Past: An Area of "Concern" or "Negligence"? The case of Khatungonj, Chattogram||Humayra Alam|
|11:15 - 11:45||Indian Vastu Heritage||Harshil Pethani, Xiang Ren, Jan Woudstra|
|11:45 - 12:15||Social Sustainability of Rural Construction in Southwest China||Li Wan, Xiaoxue Liu, Xinan Chi, Edward Ng, Yun Gao and Adrian Pitts|
|12:15 - 12:45||Panel discussion|
|12:45 - 13:30||Lunch break|
|13:30 - 14:00||Digitectonic: Digital Transformation of Space||Edward Yang|
|14:00 - 14:30||Rethinking Architecture in China||Gregory Bracken|
|14:30 - 15:00||Learning from Chengdu - Mapping the living heritage of social space in China||Jim Njoo and Liang Zhang|
|15:15 - 15:45||Impacts of Climate Design Optimisation Techniques on Rural Housing Design for SW China||Adrian Pitts, Yun Gao, Li Wan, Xinan Chi|
|15:45 - 16:15||Transformation of Water Bodies as Ways of Opening up Human Inhabitant in Nature - Water bodies in place making of Kunming City, Southwest China||Yun Gao, Adrian Pitts|
|16:15 - 16:45||Panel Discussion|
|16:45 - 17:00||Closing remarks|
Humayra Alam is an architect and a lecturer in the Dept. of Architecture, Khulna University of Engineering & Technology, Bangladesh.
Dr Ir. Gregory Bracken is from Ireland and worked as an architect in Europe and Southeast Asia before becoming an Assistant Professor of Spatial Planning and Strategy at TU Delft.
Dr Xinan Chi is a Post-doctoral Fellow in the School of Architecture of The Chinese University of Hong Kong.
Dr Yun Gao is a Reader in Architecture and Subject Group Leader of Architecture and Built Environment at the Department of Architecture and 3D Design, the University of Huddersfield.
Xiaoxue Liu is a research assistant in the School of Architecture of The Chinese University of Hong Kong
A/Prof Nguyen Hanh Nguyen is the Head of Theory and History Division, Department of Interior Architecture, Ho Chi Minh City University of Architecture.
Prof Edward NG is an architect and Yao Ling Sun Professor of Architecture in the School of Architecture of The Chinese University of Hong Kong.
A/Prof Jim Njoo is an architect, Associate Professor at the École Nationale Supérieure d’Architecture de Paris–La Villette, member of the Groupe d’Études et de Recherches Philosophie, Architecture, Urbain (GERPHAU), and a PhD candi- date in the Department of Architecture at Delft University of Technology.
Harshil Pethani is practising architectural design in India after graduated from MA Architectural Design from the University of Sheffield School of Architecture with a Distinction.
Prof Adrian Pitts is Professor of Sustainable Architecture at the University of Huddersfield where he is also currently Acting Head of Department for Architecture and 3D Design.
Dr Xiang Ren is Lecturer in Architecture at the University of Sheffield School of Architecture, where he leads the MA Architectural Design programme.
Dr Jan Woudstra is Reader in Landscape History and Theory at the Department of Landscape Architecture at the University of Sheffield.
Dr Li Wan is a Research Associate in the School of Architecture of The Chinese University of Hong Kong.
Dr Edward Yang is a Lecturer at the Construction & Environment Engineering Department at the Seoul National University.
Dr Liang Zhang is an architect, doctor in urbanism, Chair Professor at the College of Architecture, Sichuan University, and member of the Groupe d’Études et de Recherches Philosophie, Architecture, Urbain (GERPHAU).