Professor Robin King participated in a Summit Dialogue.more
Professor Michael Yamashita participated in Summit Dialoguemore
DeTao Masters Academy launches cooperation with China’s film production giantmore
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The Shanghai Cultural and Creative Industry Clustering (CCIC) Buildingmore
Sir John Daniel held a Wisdom Collection event with DTMA Masters at SIVA.more
On June 17, 2014, Mr. Yang Xiong, Deputy Secretary of CPC Shanghai Municipal Committee dnaMayor of Shanghai, paid a visit to DeTao with a delegation of municipal officials.
(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.
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.
From May 23 to 25, Professor Markus Heinsdorff, DeTao Master of Green Building Design, held a workshop on Green, Hi-Tech, Modern Bamboo Architecture at DeTao Masters Academy. The workshop stirred students’ imagination to the unique fascination of bamboo constructions and diverse green architectures.
On the afternoon of January 10, 2014, a special event for students took place. In the studio of Professor Esslinger — DeTao Master of Strategic Design and Innovation (SDI), people gathered to witness the outcome of the latest advanced course.
On the morning of Dec. 16, 'Our Fate is in Our Hands' - Assignment Works Report of SIVA-DeTao Advanced Animation Class opened at the Shanghai Institute of Visual Art in DeTao’s CCIC Building, Shanghai.
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.
(Shanghai, Sep. 5) On Sep. 5, Shanghai Design Week 2013 kicked off at the Shanghai Exhibition Center. With the theme Design Inspires Dreams, the event focused on the key topics of Innovation, Openness, and Sustainability. Updates on Shanghai as the City Of Design during 2012 and 2013 plus the design philosophy and perspective of the city were thrown into the spotlight during the 30 events throughout the week.
(Beijing, July 25) The signing ceremony of the agreement of cooperation between Peking University (PKU) and DeTao was held at PKU on July 25. Mr. Wang Enge, President of PKU and Fellow of Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS); Mr. Gao Song, Provost of PKU and Fellow of CAS; Mr. Chen Shiyi, Dean of PKU Graduate School; Ms. Deng Ya, Secretary General of Peking University Education Foundation; Mr. Li Xiaoming, Assistant President of PKU; Mr. George Lee, DeTao Chairman; Mr. John Xia, DeTao President; Mr. Chris Xu, DeTao COO; and dozens of DeTao Masters were on site to witness the memorable event which was presided over by Mr. Chen Shiyi.
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.
Professor Robin King participated in a Summit Dialogue.
Professor Michael Yamashita participated in Summit Dialogue
Sir John Daniel and Professor Uvalic-Trumbic Collecting the Wisdom of Professor De Ritis
Professor Pete! Ford participated in Summit Dialogue.
On the morning of January 18, 2014, DeTao Master of Ecological City Planning and Urban Design — Professor J. Alexander Schmidt delivered a lecture ‘The Learning City - Beauty, Mobility, Health, Economy, and Technology in Harmony’. The lecture took place at Shanghai Library, and was viewed by the local residents who were recently plagued by the city’s haze.
On the evening of March 14, Professor J. Alexander Schmidt, DeTao Master of City Planning and Urban Design, delivered a thought-provoking lecture at Peking University as an installment of the DeTao Lectures Series – Dialogue with Global Innovative Masters. His lecture examined the environmental problems triggered by rapid urbanization, and searched for corresponding solutions.
On June 12 at the Detao Masters Academy, the entire faculty and students of the 2013 SIVA-DeTao Animation Class attended the Signature of Cooperation Press Conference between Professor Scott Ross and DeTao.
On March 28, Professor David Geber, DeTao Master of Cello and Chamber Music, delivered a lecture on the true essence of classical music as an installment of the DeTao Lecture Series – Dialogue with Global Innovative Masters.