Keeping heritage alive for a vibrant and viable urban future

Community Development

How to involve urban communities in creating liveable neighbourhoods?
We design tools and facilitate trajectories for local communities to participate in building a more age friendly, inclusive, resilient, and sustainable urban future.

Publications

Community Participants
Collaborative Partners
Captive Audience
Proud Locals

UNLOCKING CULTURAL DESTINATIONS

Publication- How to unlock the potential of cultural destinations

Yangon, Myanmar, 2016

  • Client: UNESCO
  • Role: Co-author with Blicatica, Susu and U Toe Ang
  • Publication: Culture, urban, future; Global report on culture for sustainable urban development; Heritage-led urban regeneration to unlock Yangon’s potential as a cultural destination

THE CITY AT EYE LEVEL – ASIA EDITION

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Asia, 2016

  • Client: STIPO Consult
  • Role: Lead researcher / Master class facilitator
  • Project:Series of master classes and games around the theme of public spaces and place-making of Asia

EXPLORE HONG KONG CHILDREN’S BOOK

Children's book about 'forgotten' places in HK

Children’s book about ‘forgotten’ places in HK

Hong Kong, June 2014

  • Client: Urban Discovery
  • Role: Editor-in-Chief
  • Project: a 50-page illustrated hard-cover book that tells children about history & identity of 8 places in Hong Kong through the eyes of a local boy and his grandfather. The book includes a passport, stickers and maps to encourage children to go out and explore

‘A FUTURE FOR THE PAST’

Publication - building on the past to create a better future' Elmina

Elmina, Ghana, 2008

  • Client:European Commission
  • Partner: KEEA District Assembly / Urban Solutions
  • Role: Editor-in-chief
  • Project: Telling the story of a unique project that transformed the historic town of Elmina in Ghana. Showcasing the results of the project through the eyes of the Elminians and interviews with the project key stakeholders and concludes with 10 lessons learned for urban heritage revitalisation