I arrived in Taipei in late June of 2015 to begin my sabbatical leave and my Fulbright research focusing on the “sharing city,” part of a phenomenon that is going on worldwide. From Europe to Asia, activities such as food sharing, co-working, and all forms of commoning are redefining social relationships in cities as well as how urban spaces…
Published in Cultural Insights
Urban commoning has become a worldwide phenomenon from Europe to Asia. What characterizes the emerging cases in Taipei and Hong Kong? How are they distinct or similar to cases elsewhere? Dr. Jeffrey Hou shares his exploration during his Fulbright year. Jeffrey Hou is Professor and Chair of Landscape Architecture at the University of Washington. His work focuses on community design,…