2510, 2022

LKY CIC Brown Bag Lunchtime Talk: “Empowering Citizen Science Through Methodological Development : New Analytical Tools and Methods for Quantitative Urban Research”

Synopsis We are living in the age of information. During the recent decades, new sources of data have emerged, many of which also include spatial information. While this creates many new research opportunities for urban researchers, it also poses new methodological challenges. In this presentation, I will share my recent research focusing on developing new methods for the analysis of participatory mapping […]


2209, 2022

22 September 22: Lecture and Panel Discussion on Designing for Equitable Cities by Prof Ricky Burdett

Synopsis As cities around the world have responded to the triple crises of increasing inequality, the global climate emergency and the health pandemic, the impact of design of the built environment on urban lives has taken on greater significance. The quality and location of public spaces, parks, high streets and neighbourhoods has played an increasingly important role in fostering greater inclusion and […]
0609, 2022

LKY CIC Brown Bag Lunchtime Talk: “Designing Thermal Delight in the Asian City”

Synopsis Rising humidity, pollution, and urban densities have made it increasingly difficult to be comfortable in the streets and parks of many Asian cities. Designers must work increasingly hard to ensure external urban spaces retain their commercial, cultural, and recreational importance. This talk will discuss two ways this can be addressed. First, to revisit Asian cultural practices which temper the effects of […]
3105, 2022

LKY CIC Brown Bag Lunchtime Talk: “Digital Ecologic”

Synopsis How can ‘digital design’ – the use of data, algorithms and online platforms – help cities address the Climate Emergency by radically reducing global carbon? What skills will tomorrow’s designers require to practise ‘online’ as well as ‘on land’? What technologies will make the real difference needed? Is it sufficient to focus on self-parking cars and self-emptying bins that optimise existing urban systems […]
2505, 2022

International Advisory Panel

The International Advisory Panel (IAP) was held from 25 to 27 May 2022 to review and discuss the research agenda of LKYCIC. [...]