Richard Hu is an award-winning urban planner (Australia and US registered) with a wide range of professional experiences in urban design, planning, and property development and management in multi-national contexts. He is currently a professor at the University of Canberra, Australia. His research integrates economy, technology, and space to investigate historical and contemporary urban transformations and challenges, with a focus on the Asia Pacific area. He is a Council Member of the International Planning History Society, and is responsible for its E-communications.
Hu, R. The Shenzhen Phenomenon: From Fishing Village to Global Knowledge City. London and New York: Routledge, 2020. https://www.routledge.com/The-Shenzhen-Phenomenon-From-Fishing-Village-to-Global-Knowledge-City/Hu/p/book/9780367416768
Hu, R., and W. Chen. Global Shanghai Remade: The Rise of Pudong New Area. London and New York: Routledge, 2019. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/13574809.2013.824366?journalCode=cjud20
Hu, R. “Urban Design Plans for Downtown San Francisco: A Paradigm Shift?” Journal of Urban Design 16, no. 4 (2013): 517-533. https://www.routledge.com/Global-Shanghai-Remade-The-Rise-of-Pudong-New-Area/Hu-Chen/p/book/9780367313098