Architecture: Big Projects and Kees Christiaanse

When: Wed, February 4, 6:30pm – 8:30pm, 2015
Where: Black Box, Publika, Solaris Dutamas, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Admission: Free
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This PAM lecture will explore the characteristics and mechanisms of the Big Project or Grand Projet in urban development in contemporary European and Asian cities, in order to acquire knowledge on how these projects emerge, how they are conceived and designed, how they function, how they transform over time, and how they influence their urban context. In Kuala Lumpur, major projects include KLCCTRX, BBCC, KL118KL MetropolisEcoCity. Southville and IconCity.

Speaker Kees Christiaanse is Professor of Architecture at ETH-Zurich, Programme Leader of the Future Cities Laboratory, and Principal of KCAP, a practice known for its large-scale urban design and master planning, with projects including Schiphol Trade Park [top image].

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