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SPECIAL TRACKS: Burd Track on Media & Urban Life | Urban Issues in Asia & the Pacific Rim ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS: 43rd Annual Meeting CommitteesUAA Governing BoardUAA Executive Office Staff

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Saturday, April 6 • 9:00am - 10:20am
Saturday - (Re)Designing Cities

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Moderator: Claire Poitras (INRS)

  • Rethinking the Anti-skyscraper City: Planning Policies and the Changing of Jerusalem's Skyline
    Igal Charney (University of Haifa), Gillad Rosen (Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
  • Comparative Study of Seattle and Vancouver on Discretionary Design Review Practice
    Hirofumi Hori (University of Tokyo)
  • Building New Mega Cities: India's Chance to Look Beyond Renewal
    Chandrashekar Mysore Narayana (Terra Consulting), Sridhara M V (University of Mysore), Krishne Gowda (University of Mysore), Kumar Mallur Nagarajaiah (Mysore Urban Development Authority, India)
  • Public Space: The Challenges of Local Placemaking
    Melanie Sand (Cornell University)


Igal Charney

University of Haifa
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Hirofumi Hori

Ph.D candidate, University of Tokyo
I am a ph.D student in The University of Tokyo, Department of Urban Engineering. My main research topic is Discretionary Development review, especially Design review in the context of not only in facade design, color and landscape and also site planning, height, building mass and setback control. I have graduated from architecture school, and then now doing research related to Urban planning law, Urban Design policies, Citizen participation in... Read More →
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Chandrashekar Mysore Narayana

Partner, Terra Consulting
Dr. Chandrashekar M.N. is an Architect- Urban Planner, based in Bangalore. He obtained his Ph.D in the area of Planning and Design of New Towns from University of Mysore in 2005. He has worked with Bangalore Metropolitan Region Development Authority and played a key role in its ambitious ‘Integrated Townships’ Project which aimed at creating five sector specific townships around Bangalore. He has also studied Real Estate Finance at Schack... Read More →
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Melanie Sand

Ph.D. Student, Cornell University


Krishne Gowda

Professor of Urban and Regional Planning, University of Mysore
Prof. Krishne Gowda: For the past 26 years, Krishne Gowda is engaged in teaching of Urban and Regional Planning ans supervising PhD research work, M TechURP Thesis/Dissertation works at the Institute of Development Studies, University of Mysore, Mysore-570 006, India. In addition, he has published more than 50 papers in national and international journals and participated 60 conferences/seminars/workshops and presented papers both at national and... Read More →

Kumar Mallur Nagarajaiah

Mysore Urban Development Authority

Gillad Rosen

Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Sridhara M. V.

University of Mysore


Claire Poitras

Institut national de la recherche scientifique - Urbanisation Culture Société

Saturday April 6, 2013 9:00am - 10:20am
Green Room