This month, our Jo Bacon and Artur Carulla will be travelling to Beijing to deliver two lectures.

Jo will be speaking on the topic of ‘Women, Architecture and Urbanism’ as part of Design China Beijing on Saturday, 14 September. Part of Beijing Design Week, the design fair showcases international as well as local design brands at the National Agricultural Exhibition Centre and is attended by local built environment professionals. Jo will discuss her work as an advocate for women in architecture and the value of diversity in design.

Design China Beijing will run from 12-16 September 2019.

On 22 September, Artur will present on the transformation of post-industrial neighbourhoods as part of the Shougang Forum. Organised by the Architectural Society of China, the forum will be held in one of Beijing’s largest ex-industrial spaces on the western edge of the city. The forum will explore options for its redevelopment and revitalisation as a new productive piece of city. Different proposals for the vacated site are currently being put forward as part of the preparation for the city’s hosting of the 2022 Winter Olympics.

Shougang Forum will take place from 22-23 September 2019.