Recovering China's Landscapes: A Symposium

The New York State University at Buffalo
School of Architecture and Planning

October 26 | 3:30 - 7:30 pm | Hayes Hall 403 | UB South Campus
World-renowned practitioners and scholars will discuss their work through the lens of renewed relationships between nature and culture, and examining new models operating at the intersection of urban design, planning and ecological systems.

There has been a recent movement back to the countryside in China, as well as a reconnecting with the agricultural landscape for food and clean air, as intellectuals, artists and the elite are seeking retreat from the ills of the industrialized Chinese cities. What are the ways in which we can engage, through design, sustainable solutions and hybrid interventions into this landscape?