Thursday, January 06, 2011

Planning for sustainable development of world cities

Assistant Professor Naesun Park, University of Tokyo, will speak on "The Vulnerability in Cities: the concept, mechanism and examples", at Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning, University of Sydney, 10 January 2011, 6.30 pm. The Professor previously talked on "Urban Sustainability and Vulnerability Indicators: How Do We Evaluate Our Sustainability and Vulnerability?" at the International Workshop on Sustainable City-Region, February 2010 in Taiwan.
The Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning
The University of Sydney

Special Visiting Lecture
10 January 2011, 6.30 – 7.30pm

The vulnerability in cities: the concept, mechanism and examples

Assistant Professor Naesun Park
University of Tokyo

About the talk

Assistant Professor Naesun Park (Centre for Sustainable Urban Regeneration, University of Tokyo) will discuss his research into the factors that impact on sustainable development and planning. Assistant Professor Park will discuss the natural, economic, and social factors and risks that can inhibit sustainability in the city. In a globalized era, the vulnerability of one area impacts beyond its immediate environment - it is linked to other areas in one form or another. This vulnerability of cities is increasing and should be considered in a more global sense. Assistant Professor Park’s study on vulnerability in cities clarifies the cause and mechanism with world-wide case studies and development recommendations.

Time: 6.30-7.30pm
Place: Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning
Lecture Theatre 1, 148 City Rd, The University of Sydney

No Charge, no bookings required

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