Doshik has been trained and practiced as an architect, urban designer and urban planner. He received a Bachelor of Architecture in Korea, Master in Architectural Design and PhD in Urban Planning at the Bartlett School of Architecture and Planning, University Collge London(UCL). He also taught at the Bartlett as Teaching Fellow and adjunct professor at KAIST for many years.
He joined K-water in 2013 and responsible for masterplanning Busan Eco Delta City in South Korea. It covers 11million square meters and population of 75,100 people. He is also involed in making K-water’s future waterfront city strategy and implementation plan. He gives professional consultation for central and local government in the area of urban development and regeneration on waterfront, He is masterplanning of 6.6 square kilometers waterfront development project(Saemanguem) as masterplanner for central government since 2017. He was recently appointed as K-water’s internal Master Planner(MP) for National Smart City Model District in Busan Eco Delta City in 2018.
He is very keen to doing research with practice on urban regeneration, urban futures, waterfront city, and making smart city. His research outcomes were published as several books, Waterfront Urban Design Handbook: River (2012), Understanding British Urban Regeneration(2013), Cultural Waterfront Regeneration: Urban Design Theory and Practice(forthcoming in 2018).
Tuesday, June 5, 2018
2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
Hennessy Room, Level 7, Conrad Hong Kong
With more Asian cities now looking to go smart, what does this mean for the evolution of urban environments across the region?