APSA Newsletter,  May 97

 

 


2nd General Assembly of the Asian Planning Schools Association (APSA)

The 2nd General Assembly of the Association was held on 23 September 1995 in the Faculty Conference Room, School of Building and Estate Management, National University of Singapore, 10 Kent Ridge Crescent, Singapore. The Officers and Executive Committee Members of 1993-95 was re-elected unopposed for the term 1995-97:

President
Prof. Sadao WATANABE,
Emeritus Professor,
Department of Urban Engineering,
University of Tokyo, Japan

Vice-President
Assoc. Prof. Lan Yuan LIM,
School of Building and Estate Management,
National University of Singapore,
Singapore

Secretary-General
Prof. Anthony Gar-On YEH,
Centre of Urban Planning and Environmental Management,
University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Executive Committee Members
Prof. Ir. Moh. Sahari BESARI,
Faculty of Civil Engineering and Planning,
Institute of Technology Bandung, Indonesia

Prof. Chong Won CHU,
Department of Urban Engineering,
Seoul National University, Korea

Prof. Ashley L. S. PERERA,
Department of Town and Country Planning,
University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka

Mr. Takumi Yahata of the NAFCO Research Institute, Tokyo, Japan, was re-appointed by the Executive Committee as the Executive Manager of the Association.

Singapore Congress

The Third International Congress of Asian Planning Schools Association was held at the School of Building and Estate Management, National University of Singapore, Singapore, in 22-24 September 1995. It was organized as part of the 25th Anniversary celebration of the School of Building and Estate Management, National University of Singapore. The theme of the Congress was Planning in a Fast Growing Economy. It was attended by 115 participants and 70 papers were presented under the following topics:

A. Urban Planning
B. Housing and Community Development
C. Planning Education
D. Urban Environment
E. Urban Conservation and Rehabilitation
F. Land Use and Urban Development

Limited amount of the proceedings is available at S$60 from the School of Building and Estate Management, National University of Singapore, 10 Kent Ridge Crescent, Singapore 0511.
Fax: (65) 775-5502, Tel: (65) 772-3440.

Bandung Congress, 1997

The Fourth International Congress of Asian Planning Schools Association will be held at the Department of Regional and City Planning, Faculty of Civil Engineering and Planning, Bandung Institute of Technology, Bandung, Indonesia, in 2-4 September 1997. The Organizing Committee is chaired by Prof. Moh. Sahari Besari and Prof. Djoko Sujarto (Executive Chairman). The theme of the Congress is Urban Restructuring in the Fast Growing Asia: Its Implications to the Planning Profession & Education. Papers on the following topics will be presented :

A. Global Economic Restructuring & Global City Formation.
B. Technology & Urban Restructuring.
C. Implication of Urban Restructuring to Planning Theories & Concepts.
D. Planning Profession & Education in the Context of Globalization.

The Congress fee which includes papers, seminar kit and lunch will be US$180 for those sent before 31 July 1997 and US$210 on or after 31 July 1997. Special registration fees for students will be US$85 and US$110 respectively.

For further information of the Congress, please contact:

APSA Congress Secretariat
Dept. of Regional and City Planning,
Faculty of Civil Engineering & Planning,
Bandung Institute of Technology
Jl. Ganesha No. 10 Bandung,
Indonesia 40132 Tel/fax: (+62 -22) 2504735/2501263
E-mail: itbpwk@bandung.wasantara.net.id
Homepage:
http://bandung2.wasantara.net.id/plitb
http://www.hku.hk/cupem/apsa/bandung.html

5th International Congress, 1999

The Department of Urban Engineering, Seoul National University, has confirmed that they will be hosting the Fifth International Congress in Seoul in 1999.

Next General Assembly

The next General Assembly will be held on 3 September 1997, Wednesday, at 5:00 p.m. in the Department of Regional and City Planning, Faculty of Civil Engineering and Planning, Bandung Institute of Technology, Bandung, Indonesia.

Association's Publications

Limited amount of APSA Monograph Vol. 1 which contains papers from the 1st International Congress held at the Department of Urban Engineering, University of Tokyo, in 11-12 November 1991 is available from APSA. The price is US$30.

Planning for a Better Living Environment in Asia edited by Anthony Gar-On Yeh and Mee Kam Ng with selected papers from the 2nd International Congress held at the Centre of Urban Planning and Environmental Management, University of Hong Kong, in 25-26 August 1993 will be published by the Avebury Press in the U.K.

APSA Monograph Vol. 3, Planning in a Fast Growing Economy which includes selected papers from the 3rd International Congress is now available. The price is US$30 inclusive of postage. Orders and cheques made payable to "National University of Singapore" should be directed to: Secretariat, School of Building & Estate Management, Faculty of Architecture & Building, National University of Singapore, 10 Kent Ridge Crescent, Singapore 119260 (Attn: Mrs Mary Ng), Fax: 65-7755502, email: BEMHead@leonis.nus.sg

Homepage of the Association

The Association has set up a new homepage. The URL is http://www.apsaweb.org The homepage is also linked to planning institutes and associations in the world and contains many very useful WWW sites related to planning education resources.

Electronic Networking

Planet
PLANET is an electronic mail list intended to promote email communication among urban planning educators. It is set up by the School of Architecture and Planning, State University of New York at Buffalo, USA. The subscription address is planet-request @listserv.acsu.buffalo.edu or page@arch.buffalo.edu The most recently updated version of the PLANET list is always available on the WWW, the URL is:
http://www.arch.buffalo.edu/~planet

RePlan
The Planning Program at the University of Technology, Sydney (UTS), Australia, has established an international network for urban planning in Australia, New Zealand, and the Asia Pacific region. The subscription address is replan-admin@ut.edu.au Further information about the network is available from Jeremy Dawkins, Planning Program Director, UTS,
email: j.dawkins@ uts.edu.au

World Planning Congress 2001

Following the success of the organization of the Joint International Congresses of the ACSP and AESOP in Oxford in 1991 and in Toronto in 1996, the representatives of the APSA (Asian Planning Schools Association), ANZAP (Australian and New Zealand Association of Planning Schools), AESOP (Association of European Schools of Planning), and ACSP (American Collegiate Schools of Planning) met in the Toronto in July 1996 and agreed to jointly organized a World Planning Schools Congress in 2001. The purposes of the World Congress are: 1) encourage exchange among the members of the intellectual community of planning academicians and, 2) provide more exposure of the current thinking and research in planning to planners and all concerned. An Organizing Committee consisted of representatives from the four planning schools associations was formed for organizing the World Congress. Prof. Anthony Yeh, Secretary-General of the Association, is one of the members of the Organizing Committee. The World Congress will most likely be held in Asia or Australia, as the first two international congresses were held in Europe and America.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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