Sasaki Senior Associate Tao Zhang, RLA, LEED AP-ND, presented "Large park design to enhance ecosystem services and create research opportunities for sustainable landscape change" at the recent Urban Transitions Global Summit 2016 in Shanghai. The conference brought together researchers, policy-makers, government representatives and practitioners from around the globe to discuss current issues concerning:
Zhang's talk was part of the session titled "Urban Greenspaces and Greening Urban Spaces." The goal of the presentation was to attract scholars to participate in our project-related research and form a strong partnership between science and practice.
The conference was organized by Elsevier in conjunction with over 50 related academic journals. You can read more about the conference here.
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