EVENT SERIES: Taiwan Forum (10/7 & 10/21/13)

As part of its yearly theme “Asia and the City,” Boston University Center for the Study of Asia brings to you two Taiwan Forum Lectures  about Asian urbanism and architecture, sponsored by the Taiwan Economic and Cultural Office (TECO, Boston)!

On Monday October 7, join us for our first lecture: Urban Regeneration of Taipei City for Sustainable Development, with Chien-yuan Lin, Professor at the Graduate Institute of Building and Planning, National Taiwan University, and former Deputy Mayor of Taipei City.  Professor Lin will provide an overview of the city development of Taipei, and introduce recent efforts in urban regeneration for sustainability. Paul Mcmanus, Director of the Social Enterprise and Sustainability Initiative at BU’s School of Management will respond. Co-sponsored by the Pardee Center for Study of the Longer-Range Future.

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On Monday October 21, join us for our second  lecture: Building on Karma: The NMR Meditation Center (Thai Temple in Raynham) and Global Asian Architecture, with architect Been Wang, Principal at Architectural Resources Cambridge (ARC), who will describe the construction of the Thai Temple in Raynham (Mass.), and how a Taiwanese architect got that important commission. Co-sponsored by the Thai Consulate in Boston.



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