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Density vs. Diversity
The USC School of Policy, Planning and Developments presents a talk by the dean of USC School of Architecture, Qingyun Ma.
Qingyun Ma, the current dean of USC School of Architecture is considered to be one of the most influential architects in his field. In 1996, he founded the Shanghai-based architectural firm, MADA s.p.a.m., which practices the philosophy of bridging the fields of strategy, planning, architecture and media. With this firm, Ma has created award-winning projects such as the Longyang Residential complex in Shanghai and the Silk Tower in Xian.
Qingyun Ma’s experience and involvement on an international level make him a leader with a strong relationship with the design community and a deep understanding of the contemporary issues surrounding urbanization.
Professor and Director of International Initiatives, SPPD