As a City designer, Mr. Liu is passionate about design and reformation of the public realm. He introduces innovative solutions by leveraging technological and humanistic approaches and provides integrated action plans to achieve operational efficiency and reinforce cultural identity. In this talk, he leads the audience to seek for the beauty of cities. Mr. Hungchih Liu, Senior Vice President, Leader for Strategy & Development, Cities Market Sector Leader, Greater China, AECOM. Mr. Liu graduated from Harvard University with a Master degree of Architecture in Urban Design. With over 30 years’ global practice experience, Mr. Liu is an expert at identifying key urban issues and formulating effective solutions to the challenges of urbanization. Mr. Liu is passionate about design and reformation of public realm. He introduces innovative solutions by leveraging technological and humanistic approaches and provides integrated action plans to achieve operational efficiency and reinforce cultural identity. Recent works include urban cultural studies, place branding, infrastructure oriented development, urban resiliency and capacity, reactivation of public space, action driven urban planning, architectural urbanism and growth strategies for cities.
As a trusted expert and advisor his recent roles include:- Board Advisor for the Shanghai 2040 Vision Plan, invited expert for the 2040 Pudong Masterplan, Board Member and Senior Advisor to the Chongming World-class Eco-island construction committee, appointed consultant for the Shanghai Detailed Planning and Technical Design Guidelines (2016), expert advisor for the Huangpu River East Bund Corridor Redevelopment, advisor for Inner City Community Making in Pudong and a member of the International Advisory Board for a National Urban Design Innovation Center in Beijing. In 2017 he acted as the Deputy Chief Planner for the new sub-center of Beijing, and was voted as the Designer of the Year 2017 by Beijing Youth Weekly.
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