The Informal Market Worlds research forum took place yesterday and today at the HKU Shanghai Study Center. MovingCities was invited to present work, thoughts and analysis. Entitled The Market & The Territory our contribution was a great excuse to delve into our archive, find correspondences and differences throughout almost a decade of urban investigations. Examples traversed Shanghai 上海, Beijing 北京, Guangzhou 广州, Zibo 淄博, Shenyang 沈阳, Moscow, Maputo, Istanbul, Surabaya, Jakarta and Bandung.Details
Last Friday, November 2, MovingCities organized a panel – as part of EARS ON SHANGHAI [Europe-Asia Roundtable Sessions] – on the architectural design of theatre spaces in China called ‘EARS on Venue Architecture & Design‘. [NEW: video update!]
The presentations – by PES architects, gmp Architekten, Eva Wang Studio & NorthernLight – took place at Shanghai’s Zhabei District Daning Theatre 大宁剧院 上海市闸北区.
Die Welt quotes Bert de Muynck >Deutscher baut Düsseldorfer Altstadt in China nach Article by Nina Trentmann / Die Welt [02 Nov 2012 GERMAN]Details
The second installment of the 2012 Fall “Shanghai State of Affairs” lecture series by Bert de Muynck at the HKU Shanghai Study Center is centered around ‘The Future of Pudong’. Invited speakers this weekend are Michael Peng [Senior Associate at Gensler] and Trevor Vivian [Director at BENOY]. Gensler is currently constructing the 632-meter supertall Shanghai Tower, while BENOY is the masterplanner behind the Lujiazui Pudong Qiantan ES4 Precinct Core Area, the third central business district of Shanghai. Presentations and debate will take place this Saturday November 3, from 10.30 am till 12.30 pm, at the HKU Shanghai Study Center.Details
The Asia-Pacific Creative Landing Pad is a newsletter associated with the Asia Creative Transformations (ACT)-website. This issue checks in on the booming market for creative content in Asia, has an interesting update on the Ordos100-project, and, amongst others, features a MovingCities introduction to the Design & Fashion in China Mappings [commissioned by DutchDFA, 2012] called Capturing China’s Creativity (in two reports).Details
As part of the 2012 Fall “Shanghai State of Affairs” lecture series by Bert de Muynck at the HKU Shanghai Study Center, a series of public and informal presentations and debates will take place on Saturday mornings throughout October and November. First speaker in the series is the Italian architect Andrea Destefanis [KOKAIstudios] and will focus on the theme of ‘Redesigning Shanghai Heritage’. It will take place this Saturday October 20, from 10.30 am till 12.30 pm, at the HKU Shanghai Study Center.Details
Last Saturday, TEDxTheBund took place in Shanghai 上海. TEDxTheBund is an independently organized TED event. Under the same theme ‘City2.0 – a day of urban inspiration‘, and for one day only, TEDx communities hosted 70 events around the world.
MovingCities presented ideas, impressions and images. TEDxShanghai