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2nd Holcim Forum 2007 – “Urban_Trans_Formation”

2nd Holcim Forum 2007 – “Urban_Trans_Formation”

Participants in the Holcim Forum 2007 - "Urban_Trans_Formation" at Tongji University, Shanghai - April 19/21, 2007
Welcome address - Xiong Yang, Vice Mayor, Municipal Government of Shanghai (China)
Welcome address - Dante Martinelli, Ambassador of Switzerland (China)
Rolf Soiron, Chairman Holcim Ltd, Chairman Advisory Board, Holcim Foundation, Switzerland
Welcome address - Zhiqiang Wu, Chief Planner Expo 2010, Dean, College of Architecture and Urban Planning, Tongji University (China)
Welcome to Tongji University - Gang Wan, President Tongji University (China)
Holcim Forum 2007, Shanghai, China: Welcome address by Rolf Soiron, Chairman of the Advisory Board of the Holcim Foundation.
Introduction to Forum "Urban_ Trans_Formation" - Hans-Rudolf Schalcher, Head Technical Competence Center, Member Management Board, Holcim Foundation (Switzerland)
Saskia Sassen, Professor of Sociology, University of Chicago (USA) - Keynote speaker at the Holcim Forum 2007, “Urban_Trans_Formation”
Introduction to mobile workshop themes (3rd day program) - Zhiqiang Wu, Dean, College of Architecture and Urban Planning, Tongji University (China)
“Upgrading the city, grafting the existing” - Jean-Philippe Vassal, Architect, Lacaton & Vassal Architectes (France)
“A more socially- and environmentally-sustainable city” - Enrique Peñalosa, former Mayor of Bogotà (Colombia)
Overview of working group topic - Normative Urbanism - Mark Lee, Architect, Johnston Marklee & Associates (USA)
Overview of working group topic - Informal Urbanism - Rahul Mehrotra, Architect, Rahul Mehrotra Associates (India/USA)
Overview of working group topic - Green Urbanism - Fernando Diez, Director Dept of History and Theory, University of Palermo (Argentina)
Overview of working group topic - Touristic Urbanism - Rachid Benmokhtar B., President Al Akhawayn University (Morocco)
Overview of working group topic - Temporary Urbanism - Eyal Weizman, Director Center of Architectural Research, Goldsmiths College, University of London (Israel/UK)
Working Group A, moderated by Andreas Ruby, Germany and Mark Lee, USA, discussing the topic of "Normative Urbanism - between convention and differentiation"
Introduction to Research Grant program - Marc Angélil, Member Technical Competence Center, Member Management Board, Holcim Foundation (Switzerland)
At the 2nd Holcim Forum in Shanghai, China, grants for PhD projects were handed over by Rolf Soiron, Chairman Advisory Board Holcim Foundation, Switzerland (center) to Rozana Montiel Saucedo and Arturo Ortiz Struck, Universidad Iberoamericana, Mexico City (“Sustainability in poverty areas”)
"Sustainable architecture" - Kees Christiaanse, Chair Architecture and Urbanism, ETH Zurich (Switzerland)
Working Group B, moderated by Rahul Mehrotra, India/USA and Yung Ho Chang, China/USA, discussing the topic of "Informal urbanism - Between sanctioned and shadow orders"
Presentation of working group results - Normative Urbanism - Andreas Ruby, Architectural Critic, Textbild (Germany)
Presentation of working group results - Informal Urbanism - Yung Ho Chang, Head Department of Architecture, MIT (USA)
Presentation of working group results - Green Urbanism - Kaarin Taipale, Senior Visiting Fellow, Helsinki School of Economics (Finland)
Presentation of working group results - Touristic Urbanism - Amer Moustafa, Associate Professor of Architecture, American University of Sharjah, U.A.E.
2nd Holcim Forum 2007 “Urban_Trans_Formation” - Tongji University, Shanghai, China - April 2007
2nd Holcim Forum 2007 “Urban_Trans_Formation” - Tongji University, Shanghai, China - April 2007
Reed Kroloff, Dean School of Architecture, Tulane University (USA) presents the results of the working group Temporary urbanism - Between the permanent and transitory.
Concluding panel: "Drivers, barriers and policy frameworks for Urban_Trans_Formation". Rolf Soiron, Elmar Ledergerber, Molly O'Meara Sheehan, Michael Sorkin and Klaus Töpfer
Concluding panel: "Drivers, barriers and policy frameworks for Urban_Trans_Formation". Rolf Soiron, Elmar Ledergerber, Molly O'Meara Sheehan, Michael Sorkin and Klaus Töpfer
Concluding panel: "Drivers, barriers and policy frameworks for Urban_Trans_Formation". Rolf Soiron, Elmar Ledergerber, Molly O'Meara Sheehan, Michael Sorkin
Concluding panel: "Drivers, barriers and policy frameworks for Urban_Trans_Formation". Rolf Soiron, Elmar Ledergerber, Molly O'Meara Sheehan, Michael Sorkin and Klaus Töpfer
Concluding panel: "Drivers, barriers and policy frameworks for Urban_Trans_Formation". Rolf Soiron, Elmar Ledergerber, Molly O'Meara Sheehan, Michael Sorkin and Klaus Töpfer
Concluding panel: "Drivers, barriers and policy frameworks for Urban_Trans_Formation". Rolf Soiron, Elmar Ledergerber, Molly O'Meara Sheehan, Michael Sorkin and Klaus Töpfer
Concluding panel: "Drivers, barriers and policy frameworks for Urban_Trans_Formation". Rolf Soiron, Elmar Ledergerber, Molly O'Meara Sheehan, Michael Sorkin and Klaus Töpfer
Michael Sorkin, Director, Graduate Urban Design Program, City College of New York; and Principal, Michael Sorkin Studio (USA
Concluding panel: "Drivers, barriers and policy frameworks for Urban_Trans_Formation". Rolf Soiron, Elmar Ledergerber, Molly O'Meara Sheehan, Michael Sorkin and Klaus Töpfer
Concluding panel: "Drivers, barriers and policy frameworks for Urban_Trans_Formation". Rolf Soiron, Elmar Ledergerber, Molly O'Meara Sheehan, Michael Sorkin and Klaus Töpfer
"Urban transformation in the policy context", Peter Head, Director of Arup and Independent Commissioner on the London Sustainable Development Commission.
1st prize: Tad Jusczyk (left) and James Graham Hand-over of Student Poster Competition certificate by Rolf Soiron in Shanghai.
2nd prize: Konrad Milton Hand-over of Student Poster Competition certificate by Rolf Soiron in Shanghai.
3rd prize: Gustavo Torres Hand-over of Student Poster Competition certificate by Rolf Soiron (left) and Hans-Rudolf Schalcher (center) in Shanghai.
Highly commended: Nils Havelka (left) and Nicolas Zimmermann Hand-over of Student Poster Competition certificate by Rolf Soiron in Shanghai.
Highly commended: Dukui Li, Jia He & Yuguo Wang Hand-over of Student Poster Competition certificate by Rolf Soiron in Shanghai.
The participants of the Student Poster Competition during the announcement of the winners
The participants of the Student Poster Competition during the announcement of the winners
Farewell Dinner of the 2nd Forum at the Shanghai Grand Theater
Excursion 1: visit to Chongming Island ("Eco Island") on April 21, 2007
Excursion 2: visit to Qingpu district ("Venice of China") on April 21, 2007
Excursion 3: visit to Pudong new city and Yangshan deepwater port on April 21, 2007
Rahul Mehrotra (left), India/USA and Yung Ho Chang, China/USA, co-moderated the workshop "Informal urbanism - Between sanctioned and shadow orders" at the 2nd Holcim Forum held in Shanghai in 2007.
Working Group C, moderated by Kaarin Taipale, Finland and Fernando Diez, Argentina, discussing the topic of "Green urbanism - Between ecology and economy".
"Green urbanism - Between ecology and economy". Workshop group moderated by Kaarin Taipale, Finland and Fernando Diez, Argentina.
Working Group D, moderated by Rachid Benmokhtar Benabdellah, Morocco and Amer Moustafa, UAE, discussing the topic of "Touristic Urbanism - between local and global".
Working Group E, moderated by Reed Kroloff, USA and Eyal Weizman, United Kingdom discussing the topic of "Temporary Urbanism: between the permanent and transitory".
Excursion 1: visit to Chongming Island ("Eco Island") on April 21, 2007
Excursion 1: visit to Chongming Island ("Eco Island") on April 21, 2007
Excursion 1: visit to Chongming Island ("Eco Island") on April 21, 2007
Excursion 1: visit to Chongming Island ("Eco Island") on April 21, 2007
Excursion 1: visit to Chongming Island ("Eco Island") on April 21, 2007
Excursion 1: visit to Chongming Island ("Eco Island") on April 21, 2007
Excursion 1: visit to Chongming Island ("Eco Island") on April 21, 2007
Excursion 1: visit to Chongming Island ("Eco Island") on April 21, 2007
Excursion 2: visit to Qingpu district ("Venice of China") on April 21, 2007
Excursion 2: visit to Qingpu district ("Venice of China") on April 21, 2007
Excursion 2: visit to Qingpu district ("Venice of China") on April 21, 2007
Excursion 2: visit to Qingpu district ("Venice of China") on April 21, 2007
Excursion 2: visit to Qingpu district ("Venice of China") on April 21, 2007
Excursion 2: visit to Qingpu district ("Venice of China") on April 21, 2007
Excursion 2: visit to Qingpu district ("Venice of China") on April 21, 2007
Excursion 2: visit to Qingpu district ("Venice of China") on April 21, 2007 JPG (5281 KB)
Excursion 3: visit to Pudong new city and Yangshan deepwater port on April 21, 2007
Excursion 3: visit to Pudong new city and Yangshan deepwater port on April 21, 2007
Excursion 3: visit to Pudong new city and Yangshan deepwater port on April 21, 2007
Excursion 3: visit to Pudong new city and Yangshan deepwater port on April 21, 2007
Excursion 3: visit to Pudong new city and Yangshan deepwater port on April 21, 2007
Excursion 3: visit to Pudong new city and Yangshan deepwater port on April 21, 2007
Excursion 3: visit to Pudong new city and Yangshan deepwater port on April 21, 2007
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“Urban_Trans_Formation”
April 18 to April 21, 2007

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