Led by Professor Yo-ichiro Hakamori from USC, and co-taught by Igancio López Busón and Bharne Vinayak, this one-week workshop targeted research on a multitude of sites in Xixinan village towards village masterplan. Students engaged with the local government and villagers,
Professor Carl Steinitz and Professor Stephen Ervin jointly led a 2-day training workshop in Xixinan, focusing on GIS techniques of data-driven site analysis and inventory, and the ways in which these tools can be conceptualised and implemented towards design propositions.
PKU hosts a 3-day conference on the topic of Ecological Urbanism, inviting a list of leading international and Chinese academics and professionals to present, discuss and debate pathways towards more sensitive approaches to urbanisation. Turesncape Academy President and Founder, Dr.
Turenscape Academy runs a successful workshop in Xixinan, titled Sponge City, in which professionals and students worked on developing innovative design approaches to rising sea levels, hydrological dynamics and urbanism.
Turenscape Academy hosts a workshop in Xixinan on the topic of Ecological Urbanism, as a collaboration with Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design, as part of the Harvard-PKU EUC.