Tag: Ali Cheshmehzangi

Publications

Two New Project Publications

    We have a new journal article and a book to announce. The article, on the ‘Smart City as Anti-Planning in the UK’, was co-authored by Rob Cowley and Federico Caprotti, and was published online today in Environment and Planning D: Society and Space. The book, on Eco-Development in China, was written by Ali Cheshmehzangi and his …

Conferences and workshops, Publications

What Can Urban Sustainability Experiments Do? (Our Side Event at the World Urban Forum)

  Many thanks to everybody who came to our session at the UN-Habitat World Urban Forum (WUF9) last week in Kuala Lumpur. WUF has become a major biennial event – this year attracting 22,000 participants from around the world. In its own words, it is “recognised as the foremost global arena for interaction among policymakers, …

Publications

New Article on Shenzhen International Low Carbon City

Based on fieldwork conducted in Shenzhen last year, an article by three members of our China team (Ali Cheshmehzangi, Linjun Xie and May Tan-Mullins) has been published in the journal Cities. You can access the article here. Abstract This study looks into one of the most promising low carbon city planning initiatives in China, namely Shenzhen’s International …

Press releases and media engagement, Uncategorised

Linjun Xie Wins International ‘Green Talents’ Award

We’re proud to announce that Linjun Xie, a member of our China research team, was recently honoured with a prestigious ‘Green Talents’ award by the German Federal Ministry of Education & Research.  She was one of 25 winners, chosen from a pool of 602 applicants from around the world. Linjun was the only Chinese scholar …

Conferences and workshops

Sponge City Seminar at the 5th ILCC in Shenzhen

Our team member Ali Cheshmehzangi presented at a special seminar on ‘Sponge Cities’ in Shenzhen International Low-Carbon City, held as part of the 5th annual International Low Carbon City (ILCC) forum, on 8 September 2017. He shared his insights into sponge city development in the UK and China, under the title “Resilient City Development: Comprehensive …