DAY 1 / 02.06
13:00 / MAIN STAGE, hall 9
Jason Hilgefort is an urbanist|architect who studied at the University of British Columbia and the University of Cincinnati. His work experience ranges from New York, Rotterdam, to Mumbai and includes working with Peter Calthorpe, Rahul Mehrotra, and Maxwan A+U. He lead Maxwan's numerous competition victories in Helsinki, Basel, Kiev, Brussels, Ostrava, Hannover, and Lithuania before winning Europan 11 in Vienna. He then subsequently founded Land+Civilization Compositions, a Rotterdam | Istanbul | Shenzhen based studio exploring issues at the ever expanding edge of urbanism that views city creation as an art forum. Jason teaching experience includes Ukraine, Brazil, Finland, Germany, Italy, and the Netherlands. He was a subcurator in the Shenzhen/Hong Kong Urbanism/Architecture Biennale and a co-director of its educational platform. Currently he is the Academic Director of FUTURE+ Aformal Academy for urbanism | landscape | public art in Shenzhen.