Urban Discovery is a group of young urban planners, geographers and marketing professionals, all passionate about keeping heritage alive. Meet the team here.
Urban Discovery is extremely honoured to receive the Citation from AIA Hong Kong, a Chapter of The American Institute of Architects. The Citation is given in recognition of distinguished achievements in promoting the value of architecture in society, and fostering public awareness of issues related to the built environment.
Receiving this, especially as it was the only Citation granted this year, means a lot to all of our team and definitely serves as motivation for us to continue our heritage work with local communities in Asia’s historic cities!
Christopher Dewolf from Zolima City Mag interviewed Urban Discovery founder Ester van Steekelenburg to find out how she keeps Asia’s heritage alive.
“There’s a strange irony in the fact that many Asians travel thousands of miles to experience Europe’s cobbled streets and ancient town centres while seeming to place little value on their own architectural heritage” says Urban Discovery’s founder Ester van Steekelenburg an interview with Sarah Lazarus in South China Morning Post’s Sunday Magazine. Read the full article here….>2014 08 SCMP MAGAZINE
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