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Barry D Wilson

Founding Director of Barry Wilson Project Initiatives, Adjunct Assistant Professor at the University of Hong Kong Faculty of Architecture, Vice President of the Hong Kong Institute of Urban Design

 

 Barry D Wilson is certified in urban design, landscape architecture and commercial mediation. As founding director of Barry Wilson Project Initiatives he is an award winning practitioner in the field of urban development planning, and acts as advisor to the public and private sectors in sustainable solutions related to urbanisation. Adjunct Assistant Professor at the University of Hong Kong and Vice President of the Hong Kong Institute of Urban Design, he is appointed to the HKSAR Government Common Spatial Data Advisory Committee and was honoured in 2012 by the China International Urbanization Development Strategy Research Committee for outstanding achievements in relation to urbanisation in China. In 2016 he presented the TEDx talk “When Fantasy Becomes Reality” in Guangzhou and received the 2019 Reed & Mallik Medal from the Institution of Civil Engineers for his paper ‘An Outline To Futureproofing Cities With Ten Immediate Steps’. His book, “Futureproof City : Ten immediate Paths to Urban Resilience” is to be published by Routledge in September 2021.