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Urban Knowledge Hub Seminar:

Preservation and Development of Historic Water Towns

From the Perspective of Social Inclusiveness

Friday, 4 November 2011


Topic:

Financing preservation and development in historic towns

Providing affordable housing in small towns with rapid economic development

Promoting low-carbon urban life in small towns

 

Venue:

Third Floor, Wen Yuan Building (Building A)

College of Architecture and Urban Planning

Tongji University, Shanghai, China

 

Program:

Time

Agenda

People

9:00-9:05

Introduction to the seminar

Professor Zilai TANG

9:05-9:10

Opening Remarks

Mr. Jinlin YANG

9:10-9:15

Opening Remarks

Professor Jiang WU

9:15-9:55

Presentation 1: Financing Historic Preservation and development in Zhouzhuang Water Town

Mr. Chundi ZHUANG

9:55-10:35

Presentation 2: Financing Historic Preservation and development in Wuzhen Water Town

Mr. Xianghong CHEN

10:35-10:50

Coffee Break

10:50-11:10

Q & A

11:10-11:50

Panel Discussion 1

Moderator: Professor Yisan RUAN

11:50-12:00

Conclusion

Professor Yisan RUAN

12:00-1:30

Lunch

1:30-2:10

Presentation 3: Financing Historic Preservation

and development Zhujiajiao Water Town

Mr. Yi CHEN

2:10-2:50

Presentation 4: Financing Historic Preservation

and development in Tongli Water Town

Mr. Gangqiang LING

2:50-3:05

Coffee Break

3:05-3:25

Q & A

3:25-4:05

Panel Discussion 2

Moderator: Professor Zilai TANG

4:05-4:15

Conclusion

Professor Zilai TANG

4:15-4:30

Closing Remarks

Professor Zilai TANG

Joanna Masic

 

Participants:

Asian Development Bank:

Mr. Jinlin YANG, Senior Advisor

Ms. Joanna Masic, Urban Development Specialist

Ms. Wendy Walker, Senior Social Development Specialist

Shanghai Finance Bureau:

Mr. Hanyong LIU

Officials from Historic Water Towns:

Zhouzhuang Water Town: Mr. Chundi ZHUANG

Wuzhen Water Town: Mr. Xianghong CHEN

Zhujiajiao Water Town: Mr. Yi CHEN

Tongli Water Town: Mr. Gangqiang LIN

Academia:

Dr. Lin WANG, Shanghai Urban Planning Design & Design Research Institute (Vice Dean)

Prof. Weiqiang WANG, Tongji University

Prof. Lan WANG, Tongji University

Prof. Jiang WU, Tongji University (Vice President)

Prof. Yishan RUAN, Tongji University (Director of Historic Town Preservation Center)

Dr. Bing ZHANG, China Academy of Urban Planning & Design (Chief Planner)

Prof. Guiqin YANG, Tongji University (Depute Head, Department of Urban Planning)

Prof. Yong SHAO, Tongji University

Prof. Jian ZHOU, Tongji University (Vice Dean, College of Architecture and Urban Planning)

Prof. Zilai TANG, Tongji University, (Head, Department of Urban Planning)

Mr. Dongfan XI, Shanghai Urban Planning Design & Design Research Institute (Project Manager)

Prof. Henian Liang, Urban and Area Planning College, Canada Queen’s University