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Karen Tan is a co-founder of Pocket Projects, a creative development consultancy and management company based in Singapore, with multidisciplinary background in real estate finance, design and urban planning. The practice conceptualizes, consults on, and manages niche urban development projects, focused on adaptive reuse of distressed urban areas and heritage buildings.
Xiaodu Liu is a founder and director of Urbanus studio in Shenzhen, which is recognized as one of the most influential architecture practices in China. It is also a think tank that aims to formulate architectural strategies from the urban
Tom Verebes is Associate Dean (Teaching & Learning) and Associate Professor in the Faculty of Architecture at the University of Hong Kong. Formerly Co-Director of the AA Design Research Lab (DRL) in London, Tom is the founder and Creative Director
JAMES SHEN is a co-founder of people’s architecture office (PAO), located in the heart of Beijing’s historic central ring, whose projects engage in a wide variety of building typologies and are not limited by form or scale, but instead focus
Michael Douglass is an American urban planner and social scientist, based in Singapore, where he is Professor at the LKY School of Public Policy and at the Asia Research Institute, where he is Leader of the Asian Urbanism Cluster. He’s
Beatrice Leanza is an Italian art writer, independent researcher and co-founder of curatorial, design and editorial office BAO, based in Beijing, where she’s the main director of Beijing Design Week. In the early 2000 she joined the China Art Archives