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Special SPS Seminar 15 December - The Chinese Urban Transformation, with Yanliu Lin, Yawei Chen and Qu Lei

Special SPS Seminar 15 December – The Chinese Urban Transformation, with Yanliu Lin, Yawei Chen and Qu Lei

Special edition of SPS Seminar on the Chinese Urban Transformation was organised on Thursday 15 December. It included presentations from three speakers: Yanliu Lin (University of Utrecht); Yawei Chen (TUD, MBE, BK); Lei Qu (TUD, Urbanism, BK). While adopting different perspectives and focusing on different cities (Guangzhou,  Shanghai, Shenzhen), the three speakers shared a common focus on new...
Qu Lei  discusses Chinese Urban Villages at the SPS Seminar Series

Qu Lei discusses Chinese Urban Villages at the SPS Seminar Series

 Qu Lei presented her work on urban villages in Shenzhen at a SPS Seminar on 15 January 2015. ‘Urban villages and affordable housing within the transitional period of Chinese cities: the case study of Shenzhen’ Abstract: Urban village is a very special type of neighbourhood, created in the fast urbanisation process in Chinese cities like Shenzhen in...
Seminar on Chinese Urban Development 18 Nov 2011 Bouwkunde room C 13h45

Seminar on Chinese Urban Development 18 Nov 2011 Bouwkunde room C 13h45

Urban development in China: priorities and dilemmasA Seminar organized by the studio Complex Cities of the Chair Spatial Planning and Strategy and Real Estate and Housing. In the process of rapid economic development and re-structuring, Chinese cities have undergone three major transitions simultaneously in the last three decades. These are marketization, internationalization and rural-urban migration,...
Making Room for People: Choice, Voice and Liveability in Residential Places, a new book

Making Room for People: Choice, Voice and Liveability in Residential Places, a new book

Making Room for People Choice, Voice and Liveability in Residential Places   Edited by Lei Qu and Evert Hasselaar Published by: Techne Press Authors: Gabriela Rendón, Edward Hulsbergen, Paul Stouten, Evert Hasselaar, Luuk Boelens, Anne-Jo Visser, Hein de Haan, Lidewij Tummers, Lei Qu   Making Room for People elaborates on preferences in housing. It explores...

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