One of the greatest inspirations to further my interest and research into the urban condition and how our interventions can impact it more positively, or at least do less damage! Prof. Yu was, according to local Landscape Architects from Cape Town who attended this conference, one of the most inspirational and interesting speakers.
Keynote speech of Prof. Dr. Kongjian Yu, Turenscape, Landscape Architecture, Urban Planning, Beijingat the IFLA World Congress 2011 Zurich, Switzerland, June 27-29, ifla2011.com.
Prof. Yu is the founder of the Turenscape landscape architecture firm and the Graduate School of Landscape Architecture at Beijing University. Through his lecturing and the projects he has been involved with, he has rapidly become one of the leading contemporary landscape architects in China and enjoys significant international renown.