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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.

April 6, 2010 12:15pm to 1:30pm

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.

Eric Heikkila
Professor and Director of International Initiatives, SPPD