“Revisiting Jane Jacobs’ Urban Complexity in Global Sustainable City Discourse” published in Architecture_MPS
Recently, my article “Revisiting Jane Jacobs’ Urban Complexity in Global Sustainable City Discourse,” was published in Architecture_MPS, the home journal of Architecture_Media_Politics_Society (UCL Press). The article examines the figural role that American urbanist Jane Jacobs and her idea of urban complexity play in global sustainable city discourse — the discourse that articulates the notion ofContinue reading ““Revisiting Jane Jacobs’ Urban Complexity in Global Sustainable City Discourse” published in Architecture_MPS”
I am co-moderating with Toby Smith (and staying up for!), this excellent event featuring some of my favourite thinkers: Shannon Mattern, Brian House, Yuriko Furihata and Ranjodh Singh Daliwal.
Here are two written articles/entries that I co-wrote with different groups of people. One is a thinkpiece on Seoul’s Smart City developments that I produced from my research internship with The Centre for Liveable Cities in Singapore in 2016. The other is an entry on an Oakland-centred ecotopian “plan for a plan” from 1997 thatContinue reading ““Smart City, Smart Residents” and “Oakland Ecopolis””
I was very glad to have participated in the Salon Series at The Substation running this year under the theme of ‘Discipline the City’ with Joanne Leow as speakers. Both of us wanted to open up a conversation about ‘street’ art in Singapore, a heavily regulated Southeast Asian city-state — that is, art of theContinue reading “Salon talk at The Substation for “Discipline the City””
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