BiographyRichard Hu is an urban designer and planner with a wide range of professional experiences in design, planning, and property development and management in multi-national contexts. He is currently a professor at Faculty Business, Government and Law, University of Canberra, Australia. Based in the Globalisation and Cities Research Program headed by him, his research cuts across urban design, urban science, and urban policy to investigate important contemporary issues concerning design excellence, global cities, urban competitiveness and sustainability, and place-based innovation in an environment of increasing uncertainty and change.
Richard’s books include Designing the Global City (2019), Crafting Innovative Places for Australia’s Knowledge Economy (2019), and Global Shanghai Remade (2019).
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
urban design | planning | property development and management