Big Data Response Mechanism of Post-COVID-China Urbanization

May 19, 2021

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On May 16, more than 600 participants joined us both online and in person during the panel titled, Big Data Response Mechanism of Post-COVID-China Urbanization. This panel discussion provided a great opportunity for the public to learn from Columbia Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation's faculty and young scholars and practitioners' insightful perspectives and innovative projects on the application of big data response mechanism in the urban planning sector during the post-pandemic era. 


Featuring remarks and discussion with:

Weiping Wu, Professor of Urban Planning at Columbia GSAPP and Director of the M.S. Urban Planning program
Peiqin Gu, Co-founder & CTO of CityDNA Technology
Yang Liao, Planner of Shenzhen Urban Planning and Design Institute
Helena Rong, Doctoral student of Urban Planning from Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, Columbia University

    Watch webinar highlights below.

    The event is a part of the student initiative, URBAN REFLECTION ON COVID-19, organized by the Columbia GSAPP Urban China Network. It is supported by GSAPP and Columbia Global Centers | Beijing, and generously sponsored by Shanghai Municipal Engineering Design Institute (Group) Co., Ltd. and United Design Group.


    About the Initiative:

    URBAN REFLECTION ON COVID-19 invites students from universities throughout the world to discuss the phenomenon and heuristic solutions within the field of Chinese Urbanism in a post-pandemic future. Winners will have the opportunity to further develop their projects under the guidance of Columbia GSAPP's world-renowned scholars as well as notable academics and industry practitioners in China.

    The application deadline for the initiative is May 31, 2021. For more information and application click here.