This follows on from the very well-received Volume I UNIVER-CITIES: Strategic Implications for Asia — Readings from Cambridge and Berkeley to Singapore edited by Anthony SC Teo and published in 2013. The early discussions on the topic "univer-cities" sparked considerable interest, leading to the Inaugural Univer-Cities Conference 2013.
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Volume II is the result of papers presented at the Inaugural Univer-Cities Conference 2013. Founded by Anthony SC Teo, the Conference was held under the auspices of Nanyang Technological University and the Lee Foundation in Singapore. The Inaugural Address was delivered by His Royal Highness Raja Dr Nazrin Shah and followed by presentations by eminent scholars and leaders of thought from universities all over the world.
Building on the foundation for further research, discussion and input from scholars worldwide and the international community, the next univer-cities conference is planned for 2016.
*His Royal Highness Raja Dr Nazrin Shah ascended the Throne as the 35th Sultan of Perak Darul Ridzuan on 29 May 2014.Contents:
- Foreword (Leszek Borysiewicz)
- Welcome Address (Bertil Andersson)
- Univer-Cities: Strategic View of the Future — From Berkeley and Cambridge to Singapore and Rising Asia, Volume II (Anthony SC Teo)
- Universities and Cities: The Future of Univer-Cities in Asia(*His Royal Highness Raja Dr Nazrin Shah)
- Berkeley: Campus and Community (Richard Bender, Emily Marthinsen and John Parman)
- Cambridge: Beyond the Univer-City (Peter Carolin)
- Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM): East-West Views of Univer-Cities — UKM with Bangi, Kuala Lumpur and Tiger Malaysia (Sharifah Hapsah Syed Hasan Shahabudin)
- University of Newcastle: Recasting the City of Newcastle as a Univer-City — The Journey from 'Olde' Newcastle-upon-Tyne to the New Silk Road (Nancy Cushing, Katrina Quinn and Caroline McMillen)
- From Burnaby's Mountain Top to Vancouver and Surrey: The Making of an Engaged University (Andrew Petter, Richard Littlemore and Joanne Curry)
- Modelling Good Urban (Design) Behaviour: University-led Neighbourhood Development, University of Manitoba (Richard Milgrom, David T Barnard and Michelle Richard)
- Carleton University: The Architecture of Knowledge and the Knowledge of Architecture (Roseann O'Reilly Runte)
- KAIST: World-Class Innovations in Top-Notch Research University — Case of the On-Line Electric Vehicle (OLEV) (Nam P Suh)
- Cambridge: From Medieval Market Town to Univer-City (Gordon Johnson)
- Tunisian Scientists' Experiences in Singapore: On the New Silk Road? (Lilia Labidi and Anthony SC Teo)
- Univer-City of Melbourne: Case of Medical Regionality (Shane Huntington and Stephen K Smith)
Readership: Campus planners, architects, landscape and lighting consultants, city planners, mayors, futurists, educators.
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