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TITLE Workshop on Urban Environmental Design and Planning
DATE 2016-03-22 HIT 3993
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Workshop on Urban Environmental Design and Planning





Date | March 22, 2016

Venue | Auditorium at KRIHS

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Sharing Korea’s urban environmental design and planning and transportation policy




The Global Development Partnership Center (GDPC) of the Korea Research Institute for Human Settlements (KRIHS) held a workshop on March 22, 2016 attended by 33 professors and students from the Faculty of Architecture and Planning of Thammasat University in Thailand. This workshop was intended to step up cooperation and academic exchange between the KRIHS and Thammasat University and was focused on knowledge for efficient urban management including Korea’s national territorial planning, experience in urban environmental design and planning and transportation policy. Among the participants were professor Pawinee Iamtrakul from Thammasat University, Isson Raungratanaamporn, a researcher and students doing a bachelor, master and PhD degree. Ilho Chung, director of the GDPC, delivered a lecture on the urban system framework and changes in response to Korea’s economic development while Sungho Oh, head of the Smart Infrastructure Research Center spoke about Korea’s transportation system and Beomhyun Lee, associate research fellow gave a lecture about Korea’s development experience in urban environmental design and planning. The workshop had an in-depth discussion of the introduction and maintenance of an efficient transportation system, the movement of existing residents with the development of new towns, investment methods depending on the types of urban development, Korea’s urban problems and solutions, and secrets behind Korea’s phenomenal growth in a short period of time.