DeTao Masters Academy launches cooperation with China’s film production giantmore
Professor Robin King participated in a Summit Dialogue.more
Professor Michael Yamashita participated in Summit Dialoguemore
When the Western Philosophy of Industrial Design Confronts its Oriental Counterpart -- Summit Dialogue Between DeTao Mas......moremore
The Shanghai Cultural and Creative Industry Clustering (CCIC) Buildingmore
Sir John Daniel held a Wisdom Collection event with DTMA Masters at SIVA.more
(Shanghai, Sep. 4) On the morning of Sep. 4, Mr. Wu Zhiming, Chairman of CPPCC (Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference) Shanghai Committee, headed a delegation to visit the DeTao CCIC Building in Shanghai. Accompanied by DeTao President Mr. John Xia, Chairman Wu, together with Mr. Gong Xueping, President of SIVA (Shanghai Institute of Visual Art), visited a couple of studios within the Detao Academy.
On the morning of June 17, Mr. Chen Ci, Member of the Standing Committee of CPC Hainan Provincial Committee and Party Secretary of CPC Haikou Municipal Committee, visited DeTao Shanghai Center and was warmly received by DeTao Chairman Mr. George Lee.
International movie star Mr. Chow Yun-fat accompanied his wife visited to the DeTao CCIC Building in Shanghai on the afternoon of May 31. Greeted by DeTao staff members and wearing his signature smile, he signed autographs and expressed what an honor it was to be invited.
On the tenet of advancing international wisdom heritage and propagating Detao’s educational misson, DeTao warmly welcomed a VIP guest on the morning of June 21. Mr. Xie Youbo, Academician of the prestigious Chinese Academy of Engineering, was invited to the Detao headquarters to discuss the academy’s mission in facilitating international wisdom. After hearing a brief introduction of DeTao’s education philosophy, Mr. Xie visited the DeTao Shanghai Center, accompanied by Professor Jin Yan, DeTao Master of International Engineering Design and Mr. Jared Man, Director of DeTao International Communications Department.
From December 16 to 20, DeTao Master of User-Experience Design Professor Aaron Marcus explained to students the vision and practice of user-experience design from the perspectives of visual communication, visual design, applicability and practicality. He exposed students to how inventors realized their visions before the advent of modern technology.
On Dec. 14 and 15, DeTao Master of Comprehensive Space Creating Architecture Professor Yutaka Hikosaka held the creative workshop of ‘Exploitation and Commercialization of Visualization Technology’ at the DeTao CCIC Building in Shanghai. Many participants attended, including designers and architects from the likes of Shanghai Landscape Construction & Design Co. Ltd., Eco-environment Institute of Tsinghua Urban Planning & Design Academy, Shanghai Jianke Architectural Design Co. Ltd., Shanghai Yihui Wood Co. Ltd., and Arup International Consultants Co. Ltd. Students also attended from Shanghai Institute of Visual Art, Tongji University and Renmin University of China.
Publishing papers is a required task for PhD students, researchers and professors alike. Producing innovative and high-caliber papers, however, remains a somewhat tricky task. In early May, DeTao cosponsored two seminars on Making Scientific Papers More Influential the College of Engineering of Peking University.
Publishing papers is a required task for PhD students, researchers and professors alike. Producing innovative and high-caliber papers, however, remains a somewhat tricky task. In early May, DeTao cosponsored two seminars on Making Scientific Papers More Influential with the School of Environment of Tsinghua University.
DeTao Master of Architecture, Computational Design & Ecology, Prof. Matias del Campo & DeTao Master of Architecture, Computational Design & Ecology, Prof. Sandra Manninger's Studio
DeTao Master of Landscape Design and Themed Environments, Prof. Tina Hart & DeTao Master of Landscape Design and Themed Environments, Prof. Kim Jarrett's Studio
DeTao Master of Automotive & Industrial Design & Sustainable Urban Concepts, Prof. Mathis Heller's Studio
Detao Master of Digital Animation and Analysis, Prof. Mitsuru Kaneko & DeTao Master of Cinematic Arts, Prof. Roger Christiansen's Studio
DeTao Institute of Green Investment initiated by DeTao was inaugurated on February 24, 2014, in Shanghai. It brings together celebrated experts and scholars from both home and abroad to work out financial solutions to China’s environmental problems.
On December 21, DeTao COO Mr. Chris Xu along with various Detao Master, made a study visit to Shangyu in the city of Shaoxing, Zhejiang province to meet with regional entrepreneurs. Mr. Xu was accompanied by DeTao Master of Design, Professor Min Wang; DeTao Master of Architectural Education, Ali Rahim; and DeTao Master of Architecture, Emergent Technologies & Environmental Design, Professor Sandra Manninger.
10 Creative Masters Visit Hangzhou and Provide Innovation Consultation to the Private Businesses of Zhejiang
(Shanghai, July 11) On the morning of July 11, DeTao and Songjiang Cultural Creative Park entered into an agreement of cooperation at the DeTao Shanghai Centre. Fangsong Community Office attended the event which signified the representation of DeTao in Songjiang Cultural Creative Park.
Sir John Daniel and Professor Uvalic-Trumbic Collecting the Wisdom of Professor De Ritis
Professor Pete! Ford participated in Summit Dialogue.
DeTao Master Fernando Brandao held a summit dialogue on 13 Dec 2011.
DeTao Master Prof. Denis Dessus participated in Summit Dialogue on 17 Nov 2011.
‘Both domestic and international practice has demonstrated that in addition to design and innovative abilities, government policies and fundamental research are key factors in shaping design and innovation.’ On the evening of Oct. 25, Professor Yan Jin, Director of USC IMPACT Laboratory, University of Southern California, and DeTao Master of International Engineering Design, lectured at Peking University on the importance of design and creativity.
‘Music is one of the most powerful things in the world; it is able to inspire, change your frame of mind, alter your state and even change a person as a whole.’ On Dec. 13, DeTao – PKU College of Engineering Lecture Series - Dialogue with Global Innovation Masters featured Professor Mark Chait — the world renowned composer and DeTao Master of Film and Television Arts & Music.
‘Materials are vital components of architecture. Despite their stillness, they tell stories through their silence and tranquility.’ On Nov. 20, DeTao Master of Community Planning and Green Architectural Design - Professor Francois J.V. Valentiny delivered a lecture on the Humanistic Beauty of Materials at Shanghai Institute of Visual Art, exposing the students to the aesthetic world of building materials.
(Shanghai, July 13) Creative Arts Day, an exciting signature forum presented by CCG Expo was held at KIC Plaza in Shanghai on July 13. Professor Jack Lew, DeTao Master of Emerging Media and Arts Education, delivered a speech titled Deriving Inspiration for Cartoon Game Production. Professor Robin King, DeTao Master of Animation and Digital Industry; Professor Craig Caldwell, DeTao Master of Digital Media Arts; and Professor Dan Sarto, DeTao Master of Animation and New Media, were invited to the forum as guest speakers.