ABOUT THE AUTHORS
is Chairman, International Association for Joint Programs of United
Nations Human Settlement Programs – UN-Habitat and UNESCO, Vladivostok,
Russia, and Executive Chairman, Best Practices Magazine
is Associate Professor of Planning and Urban Development, Faculty of the
Built Environment, at the University of New South Wales, Australia. He
is a member of the Advisory Board of Global Urban Development, and a
member of the GUD Program Committee on Celebrating Our Urban Heritage.
is a Doctoral Student at the Faculty of the Built Environment,
University of New South Wales, Australia.
is Director, UNESCO Programs, Vladivostok, Russia.
Miguel Hernandez Lopez
is Co-Chairman of Avenue TWC and is one
of Europe’s leading city development experts, with particular experience
in urban regeneration and sustainability. Within the LIEP Program, he
directed the team of experts responsible for developing an Urban
Regeneration Strategy for Tiexi District in Shenyang. He has a degree in
Architecture and Town Planning
from the Universidad Politecnica
Malouch is President Director General, Agence de Rehabiliation et de
Renovation Urbaine, Ariana, Tunisia.
Isabel Rodriguez Maribona,
PhD, is an engineer and Head of Cultural Heritage, Building and
Territorial Development Unit, LABEIN, Spain.
is a Spanish engineer based in Berlin, Germany. He currently is an
independent property and marketing expert. He has worked as Project
Manager for the architecture studio of the Spanish architect Rafael
Moneo and as head of the property team in the Berlin headquarters of
Anna Myalk is Director of the Federal Agency for the Protection of
Monuments, Vladivostok, Russia.
is an Assistant
Professor, Department of Architectural
Engineering, University of Sharjah, UAE.
Raugaliene is an architect in Vilnius Old Town Renewal
Agency, Vilnius, Lithuania.
is an urban sociologist and with the Building and Territorial
Development Unit, LABEIN, Spain.
Donovan D. Rypkema
is President of Heritage Strategies International in Washington, DC, and
a member of the Board of Directors of Global Urban Development, serving
as Co-Chair of the GUD Program Committee on Celebrating Our Urban
Heritage. HSI was established in 2004 as a companion firm to
PlaceEconomics, a consulting firm of which Rypkema is the principal.
Rypkema has worked with communities in 49 States, seven Canadian
Provinces and over 20 countries. He is the author of
The Economics of Historic Preservation,
Community Initiated Development,
The Economics of Rehabilitation,
Economic Development on Main Street,
and other works published by the National Trust for Historic
Schneider Smith is an historian specializing in the history of
Washington, DC, and served as the founding executive director of
Cultural Tourism DC. She is a member of the Advisory Board of Global Urban Development,
and a member of the GUD Program Committee on Celebrating Our Urban
is director for Avenue TWC-China and an
architect specialized in city and regional planning and urban design.
Since 1995 she has worked for the private and public sector,
participating in different urban development projects in different
countries, including Latin America, China and Europe. She has a degree
in Architecture from the University of Los Andes in Colombia and a
Masters of Urban and Regional Planning from the CEU University in
is a Research Associate, Tokyo Institute of Technology on urban
conservation, regeneration, and development. He is a member of
the Advisory Board of Global Urban Development, and a member of the GUD
Program Committee on Celebrating Our Urban Heritage.
is Co-Chairman of Avenue TWC and an
internationally recognized expert in real estate and urban development.
His experience is based around developing global visions for the
transformation and use of key strategic locations and areas in the
development of the urban environment. His international experience
includes China, Japan, and Europe.
Luang Prabang Information and
Communication Technologies (ICT) project and
is an Associate Professor and Advisor to the President of Tokyo
Institute of Technology.
an architect, has a PhD in Urban Regeneration, and is a
marketing expert with significant international
experience in developing and implementing promotional and investment
has collaborated with Avenue TWC,
the Building and Territorial Development Unit,
LABEIN, Spain, and other
organizations on projects in South America, Europe, and China.
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