Jeffery Hou: Creative Urban Commoning - Examining Alternative Placemaking in Contemporary Taiwan

Written by  Fulbright Taiwan Wednesday, 13 April 2016 16:54

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, public space and democracy, and cross-cultural placemaking. He is the editor of Insurgent Public Space: Guerrilla Urbanism and the Remaking of Contemporary Cities, which received the 2012 Places Book Award.

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