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Thursday, October 12 • 15:00 - 16:15
Panel: Asia's Unique Public Spaces

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An interdisciplinary panel takes you on a critical tour of public places in Asian cities.  

In fast developing and dense Asian cities good quality, accessible and fun public space is often a luxury. This doesn’t mean that the citizens of these cities don’t create or use their own public space. What happens organically at street level of these cities? And how do the government and the powerful developers respond? 

This panel will take you to the urban heart of Yangon (Myanmar), Taipei (Taiwan) and Hong Kong to hear from practitioners about their continuous quest for public space.

Moderators
avatar for Lisette van Rhijn

Lisette van Rhijn

Liveable Cities & Sustainable Urban Development Expert

Presenters
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Judy Chan

Community Placemaker / Event Organizer, Sai Wan Concern / Yu Lok Lane No.1 / Community Cinema
Judy is a community placemaker and event organizer of Sai Wan Concern & Yu Lok Lane No.1, concern groups formed by local residents, activists, scholars, artists etc. in Hong Kong. The community group develops small actions in public spaces, using streets as an opportunity to revitalize... Read More →
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Ying-Tzu Lin

Editor and co-founder, Eyes on Places
Editor and co-founder of mandarin media website focus on public space issue advocate 'Eyes on Places'. Guest editor at Architecture In Development. Currently PhD researcher at University of Amsterdam.
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Emilie Roell

Founder & Co-Director, Doh Eain
Emilie Röell is a development consultant and social entrepreneur based in Yangon since 2013. An anthropologist by training, she is interested in creating solutions that make use of and preserve cultural and natural capital while creating sustainable community impact. Emilie is the... Read More →


Thursday October 12, 2017 15:00 - 16:15
PDZ Floor 2: Meetingroom Pakhuis de Zwijger, Piet Heinkade 179, 1019 HC Amsterdam, Netherlands

Attendees (15)