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Mengci Xiao

PhD Researcher

Mengci Xiao is a PhD candidate at Bartlett School of Planning with research interests lying within urban conservation, public participation, and cultural tourism. She also works as a senior Post Graduate Teaching Assistant at the Bartlett School of Planning, UCL and research associate at Tsinghua University.

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Mengci's doctoral project aims to reframe urban conservation discourse via a lens of stakeholder involvement in China by examining the conservation process of two historic urban landscape cases, namely Hongkou-Creek historic neighbourhoods (Shanghai) and Gulangyu World Heritage Site (Xiamen).

Research Focus and Interests - urban conservation, public participation, cultural tourism, sustainable development

Modules Taught - Planning Discourses for Urban Development in Historic Cities and Neighbourhoods; Spatial Planning: Concepts and Contexts; Management for Build Environment Professionals; Urban and Environmental Politics; Design and Real Estate; Urban Design and International Planning; Introducing Urban Design: Design Skills


From - China

Favourite Place - Shijiazhuang, China