Bulletin 2018
Expo Cities - Urban Change

Vicente G. Loscertales
Secretary General of the Bureau International des Expositions (BIE)

International Exhibitions and urban design visions
Javier Monclús
Architect, Full Professor of Urbanism, University of Zaragoza, School of Engineering and Architecture (EINA), Department of Architecture

Expos: Temporary events with lasting impacts
Mark Wilson
Professor of Urban and Regional Planning, Michigan State University

Changes in the urban landscape of Expo cities
Lea Petrović Krajnik
Architect, Assistant Professor at the Department of Urban Planning, Spatial Planning and Landscape Architecture, Faculty of Architecture, University of Zagreb

Mega-events, parks and the challenges of urbanisation
Maurice Roche
Emeritus Professor of Sociology, University of Sheffield

Choosing and building upon progress
Henri Simons
Director, Atomium + ADAM [Brussels Design Museum]

The making of a city: How Expo 88 changed Brisbane forever
Andrew Smith
Reader, Department of Planning and Transport, University of Westminster
Judith Mair
Associate Professor, University of Queensland Business School

Urban dynamics created by Expo cities: Searching for new paradigms
Joan Busquets
Architect and Urban Planner, Professor at GSD, Harvard University

Not just “Better City, Better Life”
Creating sustainable urban legacy beyond World Expo 2010 in Shanghai

Yawei Chen
Assistant Professor in Urban Development Management, Department of Management in the Built Environment, Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment, Delft University of Technology

Expo 2017: A springboard for Astana’s urban development
Deputy Head, Astana Center of Urbanism



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