City Form: The Sustainable Urban Form Consortium

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Mike Jenks


On November 1st 2005, the Faculty of Architecture and Planning, Thammasat University, was honoured
to welcome Professor Mike Jenks from Oxford Brookes University, UK to lecture about the multidisciplinary
research project he has been involved with under the title “City Form: The Sustainable Urban Form Consortium.”
The lecture aims to present the progress and methods of the ongoing project in the UK jointly taken by
Oxford Brookes University, Sheffield University, Heriott-Watts University, University of Straclyde and University
of Leicester as well as fourteen private sectors, local authorities and organizations.

Professor Mike Jenks is presently the head of Department of Architecture, Oxford Brookes University
and the founder and director of Oxford Centre for Sustainable Development. He has been one of the leading
pioneers in sustainable urban design, and has lectured and authored numerous books and articles relating
to the concept of Compact Cities and Sustainable Urban Forms.


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