MovingCities is invited by the Department of Architecture at The University of Hong Kong to participate in their Spring 2014 Discussion Series. Entitled ‘Moving Cities, Life on the New Frontier‘, Bert de Muynck will lecture in Hong Kong 香港 at HKU’s Knowles Building this Tuesday, March 18th, between 5:30 and 6:30pm. If you are around, looking forward to see you then and there.
How to make sense of China’s urban and architectural development? MovingCities is a Shanghai-based think-thank investigating the role that architecture and urbanism play in shaping the contemporary city. Having witnessed China’s urban and architectural progress first-hand since 2006, Bert de Muynck will talk about evolutions, transformations and adaptations of our understanding of and involvement with Chinese culture. Having set-up a series of critical architectural programs, workshops and guest-editorial projects (in China and beyond) during the past years, urbanization is used as a backdrop for a new form of architectural practice. From hutong to high-rise, from creativity to copycats, from adapting architecture to constructing cities …
Event: Spring 2014 Discussion Series: Moving Cities, Life on the New Frontier
Event: by Bert de Muynck
Date: TUE 18 March, 2014
Time: 5:30-6:30 pm
Venue: Room 807, Knowles Building
Address: The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong
Bert de Muynck is an architect, writer and co-director of MovingCities. Since September 2011, he is HKU Assistant Professor at the HKU Shanghai Study Center. MovingCities is a Shanghai-based think-thank investigating the role that architecture and urbanism play in shaping the contemporary city.