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Innovation in Large Scale Urban Development

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Innovation in Large Scale Urban Development: Practitioners’ Perspectives

Wednesday 17th January (Bartlett, 22 Gordon Street, Room G12)

5.30pm to 7.30pm

As part of a comparative esrc research project, “Governing the future city: A comparative analysis of governance innovations in large scale urban developments in Shanghai, London, Johannesburg”, a public event will bring together lead practitioners from the three contexts to learn from and reflect on different approaches to large scale urban development projects.

Chair: Professor Jennifer Robinson

We are delighted to welcome as plenary speakers senior executive planners involved in our three case studies

Michael Mulhern, Director of Planning, OPDC

The role of the OPDC in delivering London's strategic plans: Opportunities and challenges

Degao Zheng, Director of Shanghai Institute, China Academy of Urban Planning and Design.

Metropolitan spatial planning and governance in Shanghai: Satellite cities and urban growth

Yondela Silimela, until October 2017, Executive Director, Development Planning at the City of Johannesburg; currently, Morfosis Advisory & Investments, Johannesburg. Post-apartheid spatial transformation in Johannesburg: the place of large scale interventions/the Corridor Project.

Discussion: Professor Phil Harrison (University of the Witwatersrand), Professor Fulong Wu (University College London).

Project website: http://www.geog.ucl.ac.uk/people/academic-staff/jennifer-robinson/governing-the-future-city]

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