Dr. WANG Shifu - Challenges and Opportunities of China's Urban Renewal

Dr. WANG Shifu is a Fulbright scholar at MIT Department of Urban Studies and Planning. He is professor and chair of the Urban Planning Department at South China University of Technology. His research and teaching areas include urbanization studies and urban design, with a primary focus on theories and methods of planning practice. He authored the book "Implementation Oriented Urban Design" (2005). Dr. Wang works as an urban planner and city designer on projects, including different scales of strategy and/or physical planning. He also serves as a planning committee member for the municipalities of Guangzhou, Foshan, and Fuzhou.