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Joshua Bolchover
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The focus of my research is to innovate design strategies in developing regions undergoing urban transformation. Research and design inform each other. Built projects address urgent social, educational and environmental issues and aim to play a decisive role in the future evolution of their locations. Joshua Bolchover is currently an Associate Professor at The University of Hong Kong. His current researchis to innovate design strategies in developing regions undergoing urban transformation. Research and design inform each other. Built projects address urgent social, educational and environmental issues and aim to play a decisive role in the future evolution of their locations. He set up Rural Urban Framework with John Lin in 2005 with the remit to create a not-for-profit agency as a platform for design and research. Their projects have been internationally exhibited at the Venice Biennale 2016, the Design Museum London 2016, and The Chicago Biennale 2015. RUF’s work has been awarded the RIBA International Emerging Architect Award 2016 for the Angdong Hospital, The Curry Stone Design Prize 2015, The Ralph Erskine Prize 2014 and has received third place commendations for the Architectural Review’s Healthcare and Schools Award. Joshua’s recent publications include Border Ecologies: Hong Kong’s Mainland Frontier, Birkhauser, 2016, Designing the Rural: A Global Countryside in Flux, Architectural Design 2016, and Rural Urban Framework: Transforming the Chinese Countryside, Birkhauser 2013.
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Member since:
19 July 2021
Last login:
12 October 2021
Fields of expertise:
architecture/ design, urbanism
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