Negotiating and Designing Public Space. Experiences with a new M.Sc. in Urban Design Program in Hong Kong

Hendrik Tieben & Sujata Govada
This contribution reflects on first experiences made with a newly launched Master of Science in Urban Design program at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. As an important part of this program, students have to develop their design proposal in response to feedback of different stakeholders and community members. Thus the program responds to the growing aspiration of Hong Kong’s citizens to shape the urban development of their city and a lack of a meaningful...